Exposure Treatment for Social Phobia Worksheet

Social phobia, also known as social anxiety, characterized by excessive fear about situations, people, and happenings, typically appears in adolescents and early adulthood. Also, recent scientific evidence speculates the much higher lifetime prevalence rate for this problem. They reported that after major depression and alcohol dependence, social anxiety disorder is the third most prevalent problem in the general population and also the most common among anxiety disorders. 

What Are the Theories Behind This Worksheet?

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) offers exposure treatment to manage the symptoms of social phobia. It allows an individual to practically experience the situation gradually to alter the negative thoughts with specific emotional states that cause awkward behavior like avoidance or isolation. 

How Will This Worksheet Help you?

This worksheet will guide the people who experience social phobia to let themselves be exposed to the feared situation slowly and gradually and notice the positive emotions stemming from that activity to manage their anxious behavior. 

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

This worksheet will benefit mental health practitioners, trainers, teachers, or people who feel fear of certain situations but can devote their full attention to the recovery process.  It will help them alter their negative approach or thought process to a positive one to manage the symptoms of social phobia. 

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