Listen To Jennifer Shannon’s Interview on With KRCB’s News Director Bruce Robinson

From big tests to small slights, teenagers encounter potential sources of fear, worry and even panic almost constantly. Some skills to deal with those anxieties are the core of a “survival guide” written specifically for adolescents.

KRCB RADIO “Overcoming Teenage Social Anxiety”

Jennifer Shannon’s  book The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens, is designed to coach teens through their worries, helping them gain confidence. Shannon, says that CBT is a good tool for gradually taking control of thoughts, feelings and actions. Shannon was inspired to write the book after her own daughter, Rose, developed Social Anxiety Disorder. KRCB speaks with both.   Listen Online

Teen Social Anxiety Disorder: Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions That Work

The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens: CBT and ACT Skills to Help Build Social Confidence, by Jennifer Shannon, LMFT (Instant Help Books, New Harbinger, 2012)     Watch this VIDEO: Rose speaks about her social anxiety as a teen and how cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) helped her.    Interviewed by Jean Kaplan Teichroew, ADAA Director of Communications

 Social Anxiety In Children

 Synopsis: Social anxiety disorder is more than just shyness. It can be crippling and keep people completely inside the house. An expert whose daughter was afflicted discusses social anxiety warning signs in children and how the disorder can be treated.

Host: Lynn Holley. Guest: Jennifer Shannon, co-founder of Santa Rosa Center for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Santa Rosa, CA and author of The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens and The Anxiety Survival Guide for Teens.

Download the rest of the synopsis here.


Listen to Jennifer Shannon’s KPFA Interview on Mastering Anxiety and Worry with Nurse Rona.

by Jennifer Shannon, LMFT | KPFA Interview

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