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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 Kansas City, the suburbs of Kansas City, other nearby places such as Overland Park, Kansas City, or anywhere else in Kansas, 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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Jon Soileau
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I aspire to provide a therapeutic relationship with my patients rooted in authenticity, validation, and trust. As the therapeutic relationship deepens, I find individuals develop insight and heal from what initially brought them to see me.


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I aspire to provide a therapeutic relationship with my patients rooted in authenticity, validation, and trust. As the therapeutic relationship deepens, I find individuals develop insight and heal from what initially brought them to see me.

Something to know about my approach is:

I approach therapy through a Contemporary Psychoanalytic Lens to understand what is being communicated through one's behaviors. I approach each patient with curiousity to understand how past experiences are influencing them and their relationships.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • grief
  • Personality Disorders
  • Relationship issues
  • Repeating Patterns of Ineffective Behavior
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Stress
  • Treatment for Professionals
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Sara Baker
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I want you to feel valued and heard during therapy so that you can achieve your therapy goals. We will explore all areas that you feel are most important by identifying goals, actionable steps, and developing a plan for treatment together.


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I want you to feel valued and heard during therapy so that you can achieve your therapy goals. We will explore all areas that you feel are most important by identifying goals, actionable steps, and developing a plan for treatment together.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a directive but empathetic therapist. I will help you to make the changes you are seeking by applying therapy techniques tailored specifically to you to get to the root of the problem.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • acute stress
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Career Transitions
  • Depression
  • EMDR
  • grief
  • Life Adjustment
  • Males with mental health challenges
  • Mental Health and Drug Use
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-acceptance
  • Trauma
  • Trauma EMDR
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Trauma Related Disorders
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Candace Hansen
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Go at your pace towards your goals on your path of healing but I am honored to be on the journey with you.


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Go at your pace towards your goals on your path of healing but I am honored to be on the journey with you.

Something to know about my approach is:

clients have the strength and power within them to heal, it is my goal to provide extra tools to help you find that out yourself.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence Survivors
  • grief
  • Life changes
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress Management
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Candace Hansen remote and phone therapy in Kansas
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Megan Couey
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Focus on gaining independence for the client and the skills needed to face issues.


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Focus on gaining independence for the client and the skills needed to face issues.

Something to know about my approach is:

It vary's from individual to individual. I will utilize the approach and individual responds to best in an effort to connect with them on a genuine client -therapist level.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Family Therapy
  • LGBTQ+
  • Relationships
  • Stress Management
  • Worrying
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Megan  Couey remote and phone therapy in Kansas
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Courtney Neal
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Through therapeutic interventions to help clients fully reach those goals so they can experience the satisfaction of their accomplishments. To empower the individual in order to identify and engage his or her strengths to help create positive change.


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Through therapeutic interventions to help clients fully reach those goals so they can experience the satisfaction of their accomplishments. To empower the individual in order to identify and engage his or her strengths to help create positive change.

Something to know about my approach is:

I utilize strength based approach to help clients reach their best selves. I also utilize cognitive behavioral therapy in my work with clients. Play and art therapy are utilized in my work with children and adolescents.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Christian Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Life Adjustment
  • Life changes
  • Panic Attacks
  • Racial Trauma
  • Relationships
  • Self care
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self Regulation
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
  • Work-Life Balance
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Courtney Neal remote and phone therapy in Kansas