Arlin Cuncic has a background in clinical psychology with a focus on anxiety and mood disorders. She has a keen understanding of the difficulties faced by those with social anxiety disorder (SAD) and a desire to make a difference in their lives.
Arlin has worked in a variety of mental health and research settings in Ontario, Canada including the cognitive-behavioral therapy unit at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Multi-Health Systems (a psychological test publisher), the psychology department at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, and the Thames Valley District School Board, London, Ontario, Canada. She has experience in the diagnosis of a range of psychological disorders, was involved in the development of the Multi-Dimensional Anxiety Scale (MASC) and Children's Depression Inventory (CDI), and served as the assistant editor of the Journal of Attention Disorders for two years. Arlin has attended and presented at several conferences including those held by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
Arlin holds a bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, and a master of arts in clinical psychology from York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
From Arlin Cuncic:
If you are experiencing symptoms of what you think might be SAD, it is important to ask someone for help. This site is a great starting point to learn about SAD and find out how to get the help that you need. Although you may have suffered in silence for many years, there are effective treatments that can make a difference in your life.