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Arlin Cuncic

Updated Articles and Resources

By Arlin Cuncic

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • A Sample Session Between a Therapist and Client Using REBT for SAD Created: Friday, June 29, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) can be used to overcome social anxiety disorder (SAD). Here is an example of a client-therapist interaction using REBT to treat SAD.
    • Which Musicians Are Shy? Created: Monday, April 30, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Musicians who are shy often put up a facade onstage; they might have an outlandish stage persona that helps transform them into someone other than their shy self. Here is a list of shy musicians an...
    • How Do I Talk to My Doctor About Social Anxiety? Created: Monday, November 29, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Talking to your doctor about social anxiety can be intimidating. Bringing someone with you, writing things down are strategies that can help make it easier.
    • How Are Attention Deficit Disorder and Social Anxiety Disorder Related? Created: Wednesday, July 07, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Attention deficit disorder (ADD) is commonly diagnosed alongside social anxiety disorder (SAD). Learn more about the relationship between these two disorders.
    • A List of Jokes, Puns and Funny Quotes About Social Anxiety Created: Sunday, March 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      If you suffer with social anxiety disorder, take a minute to let your hair down and chuckle at these celebrity jokes, silly puns, and funny quotes." itemprop="description"< --> itemprop="descriptio...
    • Which Supplements Are Used for Social Anxiety Disorder? Created: Thursday, October 09, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Supplements for social anxiety disorder include a variety of herbal medicines such as valerian root, St. John's Wort, passion flower and winter cherry.
    • Lexapro Created: Saturday, December 27, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Lexapro is an SSRI proven effective in the treatment of depression and generalized anxiety disorder. It's taken once daily, with or without food.
    • How Do I Deal With Social Anxiety at a Party? Created: Monday, January 04, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Coping with social anxiety at a party can be difficult if you don't plan well. Here are some tips to help you through every step of the party.
    • How is Valerian Root Used for Social Anxiety? Created: Tuesday, September 02, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Valerian root is a dietary supplement used historically in the treatment of sleep and anxiety problems. Despite these common uses, more research is needed to support the effectiveness of this alternative medicine.
    • Ball in a Pool Metaphor Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      The ball in a pool metaphor is used during acceptance and commitment therapy for social anxiety disorder.
    • Mailbox Metaphor Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      The mailbox metaphor is used during acceptance and commitment therapy for social anxiety disorder.
    • Flipping Through a Magazine Metaphor Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      The flipping through a magazine metaphor is used during acceptance and commitment therapy for social anxiety disorder.
    • Fish in the Water Metaphor Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      The fish in the water metaphor is used during acceptance and commitment therapy for social anxiety disorder.
    • What to Expect From MAGT for Social Anxiety Disorder: Session Four Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      This is session four of a 13-week course about what to expect from MAGT for social anxiety disorder. This week includes mindfulness of the breath and thought defusion.
    • What to Expect From MAGT for Social Anxiety Disorder: Session Five Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      This is session five of a 13-week course about what to expect from MAGT for social anxiety disorder. This week includes acceptance of thoughts and feelings and willingness topics.
    • What to Expect From MAGT for Social Anxiety Disorder: Session Six Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      This is session six of a 13-week course about what to expect from MAGT for social anxiety disorder. This week includes acceptance of social anxiety and interoceptive exposures.
    • What to Expect From MAGT for Social Anxiety Disorder: Session Three Created: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014
      This is session three of a 13-week course about what to expect from MAGT for social anxiety disorder. This week includes mindful seeing, mindful stretching and creating an activity list.
    • What Are the 10 Best Jobs for People with Social Anxiety Disorder? Created: Monday, September 26, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      People with social anxiety tend to gravitate toward jobs that involve little social interaction. Here is a list of jobs that are most suited to those who prefer to work alone.
    • A Day in the Life of Someone With Social Anxiety Disorder Created: Thursday, November 24, 2011 Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014
      A description of what a day in the life of someone with social anxiety disorder might look like." itemprop="description"> Sunday, January 16, 2011 Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014
      Readers respond about the best or worst doctor experiences they have had when seeking and receiving for social anxiety disorder.
    • What to Expect From CBT for Social Anxiety Disorder: Session Thirteen Created: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      The last session of a 13-week course about CBT for social anxiety disorder discusses how to deal with the end of treatment and prevent relapse.
    • My Tips for Attending Parties Created: Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014
      Have you overcome social anxiety disorder (SAD)? Do you have tips for others about attending parties? If so, share your advice with our readers.
    • Best Speech I Gave Created: Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014
      Have you given a speech that you were really proud of? Did you overcome social anxiety and rise to the occasion? If so we would like to hear your story and your tips for success.
    • Talk to Your Doctor About SAD - How to Talk to Your Doctor About SAD Created: Monday, November 29, 2010 Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014
      Readers respond with tips about how to talk to your doctor about social anxiety.
    • Best Conversation Starters - Share Your Best Conversation Starters Created: Friday, November 26, 2010 Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014
      What are your best conversation starters? Do you like to talk about the weather, sports, or current events? Do you have a story that always gets people laughing? Here is your chance to share your b...
    • Dating When You Have SAD - How Do You Handle Dating When You Have SAD Created: Saturday, March 20, 2010 Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014
      Readers respond about how they handle dating when they have SAD.
    • Understanding Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014
      If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with social anxiety disorder (SAD) you will want to arm yourself with information and become knowledgeable about the diagnosis and what it means to liv...
    • Shy Politicians Created: Monday, December 19, 2011 Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014
      Politicians are not generally considered to be shy. However, there have been some famous leaders who have been reserved. Here is a list of some famous politicians who have been shy at some point in...
    • Popular Children's Books That Deal with the Topic of Shyness Created: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014
      Children's books do more than entertain; they can also be useful tools to introduce topics to your children and get them talking. Here is a list of children's books about shyness that could be used...
    • Popular Self-Help Books for Improving Interpersonal Skills Created: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014
      Social skills self-help guides provide practical advice about how to improve your interpersonal skills. Here is a list of some popular social skills self-help books.
    • Sir Laurence Olivier Created: Monday, May 02, 2011 Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014
      Sir Laurence Olivier was a celebrated actor, director and producer who at one time suffered with a severe case of stage fright.
    • New Year's Resolutions for Social Anxiety Created: Monday, December 27, 2010 Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014
      A list of New Year's resolutions for social anxiety disorder to help you overcome symptoms of anxiety.

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