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Is social anxiety negatively affecting your relationships and causing you to avoid social interactions?

Many people feel anxious in social situations, where they feel they might be judged or embarrassed. Agoraphobia is a more extreme form of social anxiety where people fear having an anxiety or panic attack around other people and losing control of their body and emotions. No matter what kind of social anxiety you are experiencing, you’ll be glad to know that there is help available.

Whether you are located in downtown Springfield, the suburbs of Springfield, other nearby places such as Florissant, Peoria, or anywhere else in Illinois, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder

If you’re not sure whether you are dealing with social anxiety, this section will help. It is very normal to feel nervous in some social situations, but people with social anxiety disorder feel a great sense of fear and self-consciousness in everyday interactions, like working around coworkers, going to the store, or riding public transportation.

Here are some symptoms you may experience in everyday social situations if you have social anxiety:

  • Trembling, shaking, or tense muscles
  • Quick shallow breaths that leave you feeling lightheaded
  • An upset stomach or nausea
  • A racing heart

These symptoms may be felt in anticipation of a social situation, during, or afterward. If you experience symptoms like these, you could benefit from seeing a therapist.

If you think you may be suffering from social anxiety, read licensed therapist Alexandra Lambeth’s tips for coping with irrational thoughts, fear, and anxiety.

The Time is Now: See a Social Anxiety Therapist Today!

A social anxiety therapist can help reduce your anxiety and teach you coping skills so you can move forward feeling more confident and carefree. Mental Health Match can quickly match you with a professional therapist in your area. Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Dr. Brian Curtis
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work to create an individualized plan to immediately begin making progress towards your values-based goals. You deserve to live a deeper, more connected, creative, exciting, authentic life! Reach out to me today to start this life changing work.


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work to create an individualized plan to immediately begin making progress towards your values-based goals. You deserve to live a deeper, more connected, creative, exciting, authentic life! Reach out to me today to start this life changing work.

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My job is to help you discover (or re-discover) what truly matters across many domains of your life: Intimate relationships, work, family, friendships, health, leisure, & more. Anxiety, trauma, & difficulty sleeping are obstacles to this new life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic stress
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Internal Values Work
  • Mindfulness
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Dr. Brian Curtis remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Raymond Annable
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Learn how to come to terms with past events that have led you to this point and accept, rather than fight, feelings such as anxiety, grief, guilt, and shame. I can also help you learn skills to build a life that you are happy to wake up and live.


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Together, we will:

Learn how to come to terms with past events that have led you to this point and accept, rather than fight, feelings such as anxiety, grief, guilt, and shame. I can also help you learn skills to build a life that you are happy to wake up and live.

Something to know about my approach is:

Many of my clients come to me at pivotal points in life. Times in life where you know you can't keep living the way you are but you can't see a way forward.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • High anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • medical anxiety
  • Social Anxiety
  • Substance Use
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Raymond Annable remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Stephanie Brands
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Work to set goals and work towards changes to create a healthy and more balanced life. I like to meet my clients where they are currently and explore different challenges they are experiencing to provide the support they need to succeed.


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Work to set goals and work towards changes to create a healthy and more balanced life. I like to meet my clients where they are currently and explore different challenges they are experiencing to provide the support they need to succeed.

Something to know about my approach is:

I utilize a mixture of CBT, DBT, and ACT therapy. I use these techniques to encourage behavioral changes, life balance, increase communication skills, emotional regulation, being more mindful, and increasing self awareness and self confidence.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Domestic Violence
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Life changes
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Manic Depression
  • Paranoia
  • Psychosis
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-harm
  • Social Anxiety
  • Substance Use
  • Substance use disorders
  • Suicidal thoughts
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Joseph De Marco
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Work as a team to determine a pathway to recovery that best first your unique individual needs. Therapy can help you discover your natural ability to get in control of your life. You deserve to experience relief and confidence in yourself.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Work as a team to determine a pathway to recovery that best first your unique individual needs. Therapy can help you discover your natural ability to get in control of your life. You deserve to experience relief and confidence in yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

I practice evidence-based psychotherapy to help give my clients the skills and tools they need to benefit themselves long-term. This includes therapies such as CBT, ACT, IPT, PE, and CPT.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Panic
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma Recovery
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Joseph De Marco remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Dr. Sheena Sikorski
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Help you feel more accepting of yourself when you make mistakes, quiet your harsh inner critic so you feel less anxiety and shame, and increase your confidence to speak up instead of people-pleasing.


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Together, we will:

Help you feel more accepting of yourself when you make mistakes, quiet your harsh inner critic so you feel less anxiety and shame, and increase your confidence to speak up instead of people-pleasing.

Something to know about my approach is:

We will work together to help you develop new, healthier habits so you feel like an upgraded version of yourself that is aligned with the person you want to be.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Body Image
  • Confidence and Self-worth
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Guilt
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Inadequacy
  • Internal Values Work
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Satisfaction and Fulfillment
  • Life Transitions
  • Loneliness
  • Overachievers
  • People Pleasing
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-love
  • Self-Worth
  • Shame
  • Silencing the inner critic
  • Social Anxiety
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Dr. Sheena Sikorski remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin