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Social Anxiety Behavioural Experiment

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a Social Anxiety Behavioural Experiment. It will help you to deal with your social anxiety by using behavioral experiments.

What is Social Anxiety Behavioural Experiment?

Social anxiety is a state of mind in which you fear being judged by many people; it is the fear of going to public places alone. Everyone has stage fright, but when it gets severe and starts affecting your functionality, it becomes a disorder. Social anxiety is the most common anxiety disorder among the other anxiety disorders. The purpose of carrying out behavioral experiments is to test the accuracy of an individual's beliefs (about themselves, others, and the world) or to test new, more adaptive beliefs. Behavioral experiments are carried out in reality to see the truth of the existing thought.  

How will the Social Anxiety Behavioural Experiment?

This worksheet will help you to test your negative irrational thought and challenge them by using behavioral experiments as a technique. It is a technique in CBT, which is a great way to challenge irrational thought patterns.

Instructions on how to use the Social Anxiety Behavioural Experiment

Use this worksheet to learn how to carry out a social anxiety behavioral experiment.

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with a Social Anxiety Behavioural Experiment, which hopefully helped you learn some basic and instant techniques to deal with anxiety-provoking situations.

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Amanda Knowles

Amanda Knowled is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.