Shyness & Social Anxiety Treatment Australia
Shyness & Social Anxiety Treatment Australia provides information about social anxiety disorder, the treatment options, psychologists around Australia who treat social anxiety, group therapy and workshops, support groups, articles, resources and links to other sites.
This sites aims to assist people who have social phobias such as:
- public speaking
- appearing anxious (e.g. blushing, & sweating)
- meeting new people
- eating and drinking in public
- performing (be it acting, singing, sports or playing an instrument)
- dealing with authority figures
- writing in public
- using public toilets
This website is brought to you by Catherine Madigan, a Melbourne Clinical Psychologist who specialises in social anxiety treatment.
(ABN 51 109 368 630)
Contact Shyness & Social Anxiety Treatment Australia
(03) 9819 3671 or 0419 104 284
74 Bendigo StreetRichmond 3121Victoria
Shyness & Social Anxiety Treatment Australia will endeavour to respond to emails within 2 working days. Should you wish to email us please include your first name and surname.
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Social Anxiety In Australia
Social Anxiety has affected 10.6% of Australians at some time in their life, with 12.8% of women and 8.4% of men, having had the disorder at some point.Therefore , it is evident that social phobia is more common in women than men. The 2007 survey, The Mental Health of Australians found that 20% of social phobia sufferers rated their condition as causing severe or very severe interference in their lives, in the preceding 12 month period. 5.7% of women and 3.8% of men had had social anxiety disorder in the 12 months prior to the interview. Social Anxiety can affect one’s home life, social life, work , study and close relationships so accessing appropriate treatment is very important.