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.
The 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.
We’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.
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.
How 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!
The 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.
Online Support Groups
The 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
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
The 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
Click this link to visit The Anxiety Lounge
Click this link to visit The Social Anxiety 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