Stages of Social Anxiety Worksheet

Social anxiety includes the processing of unreasonable fear about social situations or interactions. The experience has certain stages in which the socially anxious individuals feel that they will perform poorly, embarrassingly, or get rejected. Secondly, when the situation comes, they experience nervousness and behave awkwardly, avoidantly, or anxiously. Lastly, after the event, they blame themselves, feel bad, and experience rumination about the negative happening. It requires an attempt to train them on how to work on each stage to manage the symptoms of the problem to prevent developing the disorder. 

What Are the Theories Behind This Worksheet?

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) provides the problem-solving approach to focus at each stage with specific instruction for altering the erroneous thought patterns as negative thinking, associated with negative emotional states causing negative behavior like avoidance or isolation. Thus, solution-oriented thinking reduces the influence of negative emotions and enables individuals to manage their behavior in challenging situations. 

How Will This Worksheet Help you?

This worksheet will help people who experience social anxiety to work on each stage of the problem, addressing specific concerns to experience positive emotions essential to manage the symptoms of the problem.

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

People who feel they experience social anxiety or the trainers/teachers/coaches can use this worksheet to guide sufferers step by step for fighting with negative approaches or thought processing and practicing positive to manage social anxiety

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