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Social Anxiety Hierarchy Worksheet

Sara Quitlag

On this page, we will provide you with a Social Anxiety Hierarchy Worksheet. It will help you to get rid of your social anxiety by creating 

What is Social Anxiety Hierarchy Worksheet?

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 hierarchy is a technique in which you will be exposed to your most feared abject, situation and person in a hierarchy. A person who goes through social anxiety tries to avoid all the ways to come face to face with your fears, this technique is quite the opposite of avoidance. It is facing our worst fear in a hierarchy, so that you can move on with your life.

How will the Social Anxiety Hierarchy Worksheet?

This worksheet will help you to deal with anxiety-provoking situations. They are the subtle actions taken to avoid anxiety. Your most feared object will be presented to you, in small steps, based on their severity level or frequency, e.g if you are fearful of crowded places you will be asked to face them in steps, one after another, you are supposed to take baby steps. First just imagine being in the situation and then practically going to a crowded place. Don’t get too excited, give yourself some time while you are dealing with your social anxiety.

Instructions on how to use the Social Anxiety Hierarchy Worksheet

Use this worksheet to learn the basics of avoidance to deal with anxiety-provoking situations.

You can download this worksheet here.

Conclusion

On this page, we provided you with an Social Anxiety Hierarchy Worksheet, which hopefully helped you learn some basic and instant techniques to deal with anxiety provoking situations.

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.

Resources

The worksheets on this site should not be used in place of professional advice from a mental health professional. 

You should always seek help from a mental health professional or medical professional. We are not providing any advice or recommendations here.

There are various resources where you can seek help.

You could use Online-Therapy if you feel you need counselling.

If you live in the UK then this list of resources from the NHS may help you find help.

If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.

Sara Quitlag

Sara Quitlag 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.