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South Hill Counseling and Biofeedback Clinic

Cheryl Osler, EdD, RN, CNS, AHN-BC, LMHC, CLNC        

Brandi Rilkoff, MS, NCC, LMHC, GMHS, CCTP

Maureen Elston, ARNP, PMHNP                

5915 S. Regal St. Suite 304
Ben Burr Office Building
Spokane, WA 99223


509-869-5050 
osler@southhillcounseling.com

Areas of Focus
 

Social Anxiety Disorder

It is common for people to feel shy or uneasy in unfamiliar or new social situations. You may be nervous about making new friends or meeting a new romantic acquaintance. For some, however, these feelings can be debilitating and make it nearly impossible to put themselves in social situations. It can also affect their work life if they need to meet with clients or speak publicly.

If you become nervous in crowded rooms, constantly worry about embarrassing yourself in social situations, have a difficult time introducing yourself to people, or prefer to avoid social situations altogether you may have social anxiety disorder. This can range from some nerves and sweaty palms in minor cases to crippling fear and panic attacks in more severe cases. No matter the severity of your case, therapy can help you to manage your anxiety in social situations. With the help of role playing, public speaking exercises, and relaxation techniques you can eliminate or limit your social anxiety. We can help you build confidence and increase your comfort level. Call us today to find out more. Our clinicians at Advanced Behavioral Health understand how social anxiety can limit you from achieving your personal or professional goals. Through a variety of cognitive behavioral techniques, including role playing, assertion training, relaxation therapy, and cognitive restructuring we can help you to overcome your phobia.

We help with:

  • Dating/Romance
  • Public speaking
  • Assertiveness
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Making friends
  • Confidence building
  • Advancement at work

 

We offer individual (one on one) therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder.