Interpersonal Process Training for Shy Clients
Karen, a shy 32-year-old housewife, described her fear at a neighborhood party by stating: “I felt that everyone was looking at me, and that I was doing all the wrong things.” Eventually, she left the party without talking to anyone.
Rob, a 24-year-old student, says: “When I’m with a woman, I wonder what she thinks of me, whether I’m a loser, or what. And then I start watching myself and think how stupid I am.” Rob has never been able to ask a woman out and fears he will remain alone for the rest of his life.
KeywordsSocial Anxiety Attentional Focus Test Anxiety Skill Deficit Overt Rehearsal
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