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Upcoming Talk on College Life and Social Anxiety

February 7, 2014 10:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  What do you really want out of life and what is getting in the way? I’ve been invited to speak at Normandale College in the Twin Cities to address the ways that social anxiety problems can interfere with finding success in reaching one’s life goals. Starting college is one of those life transitions where areas of vulnerability appear. Students... View Article

Common Mistakes with Self-Evaluations & New Year’s Resolutions

December 30, 2013 3:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  This post is part two of a three-part series.  Be sure to read part one on Setting an Effective New Year’s Resolution & Proper End-of-Year Self-Evaluation.   There is a great deal of variation in the accuracy of our end-of-year self-evaluations, which can strongly impact the success of our New Year’s resolutions.  Research suggests that many of us are prone... View Article

Five Tips for Dealing with Social Anxiety During the Holidays

November 20, 2013 10:57 am Published by Leave your thoughts

  The holiday season can be both a blessing and a curse, especially the latter for those suffering from Social Anxiety Disorder. I am brought to tears by the stories my patients have shared with me, stories about being the only one missing at family gatherings, missed opportunities with a loved one before they passed, and the myriad consequences people experience by avoiding the holiday... View Article