Social Anxiety Group
Terrace Wellness Group is happy to introduce group counselling for teens (ages 13-18) with social anxiety! Group therapy sessions will be facilitated by Krisha Séguin MA CCC, a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), and supervised by Dr. Diana Garcia, C. Psych.
The goal of the program is to alleviate symptoms associated with social anxiety. This will be achieved through the acquisition of skills and tools to reduce the experience of anxiety in social situations. Group sessions will also include educational information about social anxiety, and why it happens. The treatment incorporates a multitude of evidence based therapeutic approaches such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness based and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques.
Limited spots available. Registration open NOW!
Registration Deadline: September 30th, 2017
Dates: October 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th
Time: 6:30PM to 8:00PM
Cost: $400* (includes four 90min. sessions)
*Sessions are covered by most health insurance plans
To register and for additional information, please contact us or visit us in person to speak with a representative.
Participants of the program will have the opportunity to:
- Gain confidence in social situations.
- Identify where anxiety occurs and the ability to modulate it in the moment of occurrence.
- Learn how to validate experiences such as feelings of anxiousness in social situations.
- Defuse their anxiety from their identity.
- Incorporate the good, fun, and happy aspects of being an adolescent.
Emotional and Behavioural Symptoms of Social Anxiety
- Fear of situations in which you may be judged
- Worrying about embarrassing or humiliating yourself
- Concern that you’ll offend someone
- Intense fear of interacting or talking with strangers
- Fear of physical symptoms that may cause you embarrassment, such as blushing, sweating, trembling or having a shaky voice
- Expecting the worst possible consequences from a negative experience during a social situation
- Fear that others will notice that you look anxious
- Avoiding doing things or speaking to people out of fear of embarrassment
- Avoiding situations where you might be the center of attention
- Having anxiety in anticipation of a feared activity or event
- Spending time after a social situation analyzing your performance and identifying flaws in your interactions