Social Anxiety Resources

As I come across great Social Anxiety resources, I’m going to add them to this page.
I’m only going to recommend things here that either, I’ve used/read personally, or have had a very good recommendation, from someone who’s opinion I value.

You can access the different categories of resource by clicking on the links below.


By the way, if you know of a resource that’s helped you and isn’t listed here, let me know at the bottom of the page and I’ll look into it.

Full disclosure: Some of the items in this list may contain an affiliate link. If you decide to buy an item using that link, the price you pay stays the same, but The Insight Academy gets a few pennies to help with the cost of keeping this site running, free of external advertising.

social skills guidebook imageThe Social Skills Guidebook

You want to make changes, but you don’t know where to start. Lots of people have been in your shoes, so you’re hardly a lost cause, and it’s never too late to turn things around. The Social Skills Guidebook gives you insights into your interpersonal struggles and behaviors, and offers hands-on advice for developing and improving your people skills.

Click this link to view the book on Amazon

we're all mad here imageWe’re All Mad Here

This no-nonsense guide to beating social anxiety covers everything from surviving university and the workplace, through to social media and making it through parties and dates (whilst actually enjoying them!) With honest insights about her own social anxiety and a healthy dose of humour, award-winning blogger Claire Eastham describes what social anxiety is, why it happens, and how you can lessen its effects.

Click this link to view the book on Amazon

Overcome-social-anxiety-and-shyness image Overcome Social Anxiety and Shyness

Overcome Social Anxiety and Shyness is an effective, practical, science-based, self-help workbook that with a clear step-by-step action plan to overcome social anxiety and shyness – based on the successful anxiety workshops of Dr Matt Lewis.

Click this link to view the book on Amazon

how-not-to-give-a-F imageHow Not To Give A F****

Have you realised you care way too much about what other people think about you? Do you often worry about making controversial decisions and bold statements for fear of judgement? Are you fed up of living your life within the confines of what everybody around you thinks is normal? Then you need to learn to stop giving an F!

Click this link to view the book on Amazon

mindfullness-and-acceptance-workbookThe Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Social Anxiety and Shyness

If you suffer from social anxiety or shyness, you might avoid social situations and may have trouble connecting with others due to an extreme fear of humiliation, rejection, and judgment. This book, uses aspects of ‘acceptance and commitment therapy’ (ACT) to help you overcome social anxiety disorder and related subclinical levels of shyness.

Click this link to view the book on Amazon

no more panic imageThe No More Panic Support Group

A progressive message forum offering support and advice to sufferers and carers. Ask for help and advice, support others in similar situations, tell us your successes, or arrange to meet up with fellow members. Whatever you need, you will find it on the message forum.
Click this link to visit the Home Page, or
Click this link to Visit the Forum

social anxiety support imageSocial Anxiety Support

A one-stop-shop for information & forums for Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) or Social Phobia. Learn more about SAD or join their community for support.
Click this link to visit the Social Anxiety Support website

social anxiety club imageThe Social Anxiety Club

This is an exclusive club for people with social anxiety and is NOT a support group. The club is a safe place for sufferers to talk to one another and make friends.
Click this link to visit the Social Anxiety Club

the anxiety lounge imageThe Anxiety LoungeThis is a group for people with Anxiety to come and seek help or help others. It’s run by Kel Davies, from the Anxious Lass website.
Click this link to visit The Anxiety Lounge

social anxirty facebook groupSocial AnxietyThis group is around 9 years old and has a huge membership (over 12,000). The group supports sufferers and friends and family of those suffering from social anxiety, or related conditions.
Click this link to visit The Social Anxiety Group

social anxiety support group imageSocial Anxiety Support Group
Another well supported group for Social Anxiety sufferers. The group averages about 60 new conversations a day and has well over a thousand members.
Click this link to visit The Social Anxiety Support Group
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