Introduction Chapter 1 Psychoeducation: Background on Social Anxiety and its Treatment Chapter 2 Psychoeducation: Understanding the Nature of Social Anxiety and How to Manage It Chapter 3 Psychoeducation: Etiology of Social Anxiety and Beginning to Monitor Progress Chapter 4 The Fear and Avoidance Hierarchy Chapter 5 Cognitive Restructuring: Learning about Cognitive Biases and Identifying Automatic Thoughts Chapter 6 Cognitive Restructuring: Challenging Automatic Thoughts Chapter 7 Exposure and Cognitive Restructuring: First Exposure Chapter 8 Exposure and Cognitive Restructuring: Ongoing Exposure Chapter 9 Additional Tools for Challenging Your Automatic Thoughts Chapter 10 Exposure and Cognitive Restructuring: Conversation Fears Chapter 11 Exposure and Cognitive Restructuring: Public Speaking Fears Chapter 12 Advanced Cognitive Restructuring Chapter 13 Termination Appendix A Assessment of Social Anxiety Disorder Appendix B Assessment Measures
Debra A. Hope is a professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has published over 110 books and papers on topics related to social anxiety, cognitive-behavioral treatment, dissemination of evidence-based treatments and the mental health impacts of stigma on gender and sexual minorities. Professor Hope is Past President of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and past Associate Editor of Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice and Cognitive Therapy and Research. Richard G. Heimberg is the Thaddeus L. Bolton Professor of Psychology at Temple University, where he also directs the Adult Anxiety Clinic. He is well known for his efforts to develop and evaluate models and treatments for social anxiety disorder. He has published 12 books and more than 450 papers on social anxiety, CBT, and related topics, and was recently listed among the top 1% of cited authors in his field according to Thomson Reuters. Dr. Heimberg is Past President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and of the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology, and Past Editor of Behavior Therapy. Cynthia L. Turk is a professor in the Psychology Department at Washburn University, where she serves as the department chairperson. She is Past President of the Southwestern Psychological Association. She has over 60 professional publications and over 100 professional presentations, primarily in the areas of social anxiety disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. She teaches graduate courses in psychopathology and psychotherapy techniques and supervises master's students in the Washburn University Psychological Services Clinic where she directs the Anxiety Clinic. Dr. Turk is a licensed psychologist.
"A tried and true classic gets even better. This volume is my number one recommendation for any psychotherapist who wants to provide evidence-based and compassionate treatment to a person who struggles with social anxiety" -- Jacqueline B. Persons, PhD, Oakland CBT Center and University of California, Berkeley