CBT for Social Anxiety

Learn to manage social phobia and panic using cognitive behavioural therapy
CBT for Social Anxiety
File Size :
1.63 GB
Total length :
2h 45m



Chris Worfolk


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CBT for Social Anxiety

What you’ll learn

Cognitive-behavioural therapy
Applying CBT to social anxiety
Step-by-step delivering CBT to yourself or others
Reduce anxiety using CBT

CBT for Social Anxiety


No prior knowledge of cognitive-behavioural therapy is required to join this course
CBT involves practical exercises that are carried out away from the lessons


Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a proven, evidence-based treatment for social anxiety disorder (SAD), panic and social phobia.This course is suitable for anyone struggling with social anxiety themselves, or counsellors and psychotherapists looking to apply CBT to social anxiety with their clients. We’ll explore CBT in detail before looking at what a step-by-step programme looks like.In the course, we will cover:What is social anxiety?What is cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and how does it work?Anxiety theory and understanding social anxietyUsing both cognitive and behavioural strategiesStep-by-step how to use CBTIntegrating other therapeutic approachesStrategies you will learn in this course:Identifying Negative Automatic Thoughts and biased thinkingChallenging and rewriting negative thoughtsUsing graded exposure and behavioural experimentsWhat to do if you feel stuckAnd lots more!In addition to the video lectures and examples, you will receive a complete set of workbooks to use for each step of the process. Therefore, whether you are working through personal issues or helping a client work through their social anxiety, you will have all the tools you need to get started.Taught by Chris Worfolk, founder of the mental health charity Anxiety Leeds and author of Do More, Worry Less: Small Steps To Reduce Your Anxiety.


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Welcome

Lecture 2 Meet your instructor

Lecture 3 Course outline

Lecture 4 Course goals

Section 2: Foundation

Lecture 5 Module introduction

Lecture 6 What is social anxiety?

Lecture 7 Assessing social anxiety

Lecture 8 What is CBT?

Lecture 9 CBT strengths and weaknesses

Section 3: Anxiety theory

Lecture 10 Module introduction

Lecture 11 Stress response

Lecture 12 Lazarus & Folkman model

Lecture 13 Ellis’s ABC model

Lecture 14 Clark and Wells model

Lecture 15 Belief triangle

Section 4: Understanding shame

Lecture 16 What is shame?

Lecture 17 Function of shame

Lecture 18 Predisposing factors

Lecture 19 Avoidance

Lecture 20 Responding with compassion

Lecture 21 Anxiety vs shame

Section 5: Cognitive strategies

Lecture 22 Module introduction

Lecture 23 Negative automatic thoughts (NATs)

Lecture 24 Biased thinking patterns

Lecture 25 Exploring thoughts

Lecture 26 Why’s that bad?

Lecture 27 Challenging thoughts

Lecture 28 Rewriting thoughts

Section 6: Behavioural strategies

Lecture 29 Module introduction

Lecture 30 How exposure works

Lecture 31 Graded exposure

Lecture 32 Building a hierarchy

Lecture 33 Practising exposure

Lecture 34 Tools for practising

Lecture 35 Mindful awareness

Lecture 36 Post-task reviews

Lecture 37 Getting stuck (and unstuck)

Lecture 38 Paradoxical intent

Lecture 39 Safety behaviours

Section 7: Delivering CBT

Lecture 40 Module introduction

Lecture 41 Step-by-step programme

Lecture 42 Automatic thoughts workbook

Lecture 43 Challenging thoughts workbook

Lecture 44 Rewriting thoughts workbook

Lecture 45 Hierarchy workbook

Lecture 46 Task review workbook

Section 8: Skills training

Lecture 47 What is skills training?

Lecture 48 How to do skills training

Lecture 49 Communication skills

Lecture 50 Assertiveness

Lecture 51 Public speaking

Lecture 52 Using role-play

Section 9: Case studies

Lecture 53 Introduction to case studies

Lecture 54 Case study: Rosie

Lecture 55 Case study: John

Lecture 56 Case study: Sofia

Section 10: Integrative approaches

Lecture 57 Module introduction

Lecture 58 Mindfulness

Lecture 59 Metacognitive

Lecture 60 Mental imagery

Section 11: Conclusion

Lecture 61 Conclusion

Lecture 62 Bonus lecture

Suitable for both individuals and therapists,Anyone struggling with social phobia, panic and anxiety,Therapists looking to gain knowledge of SAD

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 2h 45m | 1.63 GB
Created by: Chris Worfolk

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