Tag Archives: social anxiety

Helpful Holiday Tips from the ARC

Holiday gatherings can be challenging for those with social anxiety, consider some of these tips to help make the event less anxiety provoking. continue reading »

Shy Bladder? You Aren’t Alone.

“Going to” public places can be very difficult for those of us that have social anxiety but “going” in public places can be very difficult for those of us that have a specific kind of social anxiety called Paruresis (par-yoo-ree-sis). Do you or someone you know of experience this? Alan Carriero LMSW, of OCD Grand Rapids, shares successful treatment options for this Shy Bladder Syndrome. continue reading »

How Group Helps

ARC group member shares the difference coming to group makes in her life. “My first visit was scary. I was anxious about being there, but I was greeted with open arms by the group. My fear melted away quickly.” continue reading »

Living with Social Anxiety

Professional Writer Dan Stelter shares a personal glimpse inside his life and what it’s like living with social anxiety disorder.
“…an anxious person could be in a group of 2-3 people they don’t know and feel as nervous as you would delivering a speech to the United States of America without having practiced it at all.” continue reading »