Meetup: Goodbye Social Anxiety, Hello New World Bridgeport, CT area
This group is for anyone currently dealing with SAD and/or Avoidant Personality Disorder and is looking for support and encouragement. This is a non-judgmental, safe sharing environment.
MeetUp-Social Anxiety Support Group of Albany, NY
MeetUp-Social Anxiety Support Group of Rochester, NY
These 2 groups consist of three types of monthly meetings:
(1) Exposure Meeting, (1) Support Meeting, and (1) Social Meeting
Other Local Resources
New England Resources
Meetup: Central CT Social Anxiety and Public Speaking Phobia Support Groups
Support groups held in the Central CT Area since 2009. It is a very supportive environment in which you can meet many local people with SAD. Meetings are held in Bristol and Plainville usually on weeknights, 2 meetings per month.
This is a private Meetup website that requires you to answer a few questions about your social anxiety. Once your request is approved, you will have full access to the website. You don't need to give your full name, you may use initials or a nickname.
Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living Hartford Hospital
The Anxiety Disorders Center administers highly effective individual, group and accelerated CBT treatment for anxiety and related disorders.
Anxiety Treatment Center, LLC Farmington, CT
The Anxiety Treatment Center, LLC specializes in individual and group CBT for anxiety and related disorders.
Anxiety-Phobia Treatment Center of White Plains White Plains, NY.
The Anxiety & Phobia Treatment Center specializes in treatment for Specific Phobias, Agoraphobia, Health Anxiety, Public Speaking and Social Anxiety, and Fear of Flying.
In the SpotLight, LLC Southbury, Connecticut
Getting Over StageFright Workshop offered 3 times per year
Janet Esposito, MSW, LCSW, psychotherapist, coach, and author:
In The SpotLight: Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking and Performing
Getting Over Stage Fright: A New Approach to Resolving Your Fear of Public Speaking and Performing
CD: In The SpotLight: Guided Exercises to Create a Calm and Confident State of Mind, Body, & Spirit While Speaking or Performing
Please click on the above links for more information.