Social Anxiety Disorder Counseling Available in Medford, NJ

Does the thought of being judged or criticized cause you intense anxiety? Have these worries caused you to avoid certain social situations? If so, there’s a chance you could have social anxiety disorder.

Fortunately, if you’re in Medford, New Jersey, or a nearby area, you can turn to Peaceful Practices for social anxiety disorder counseling. Our experienced team will teach you the coping skills you need to boost your confidence and improve your ability to interact with others.

What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?

Many people feel nervous in social situations, but for some individuals, this anxiety is so severe that it interferes with their relationships and daily life. They may withdraw from work, school, and other activities to avoid being placed in situations that could cause them stress. When this happens, it’s referred to as “social anxiety disorder” or “social phobia.”

People with social anxiety disorder often experience stress, fear, embarrassment, or self-consciousness during everyday interactions such as:

  • Making eye contact with someone
  • Starting a conversation
  • Talking to a stranger
  • Eating or drinking in front of others
  • Answering a question in class
  • Attending a job interview
  • Going on a date
  • Returning an item to a store
  • Using a public restroom

To make matters worse, individuals with this condition often worry that they’ll begin showing noticeable signs of their anxiety—such as blushing or sweating—which in turn causes them to feel even more stressed.

Find Out More

Would you like to know more about social anxiety disorder counseling? Contact Peaceful Practices today and request a free consultation. We’ll be happy to tell you more about our practice and the many services we provide at our Medford, NJ, office. And if you opt to move forward with treatment, we can assist you with scheduling an in-person or telehealth counseling session.