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Young Adult Social Anxiety Group

Group Therapy Program for Young Adults with Social Anxiety

The Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD) is offering two separate groups for young adults (age 18-28) with anxiety. The groups will run for at least 12 weeks and will meet weekly.

CBGT is a goal-directed and semi-structured therapy. The groups involve:

· Education about the nature of anxiety and cognitive behavioral therapy

· Developing individualized treatment goals for each participant

· Building and reinforcing social skills as well as problem solving skills

· Assertiveness training

· Training in identification and challenging of maladaptive thought patterns

· Exposure to personally relevant anxiety-provoking situations and scenarios in a supportive setting

· Assistance with important life transitions


Please contact the Group Coordinator at CUCARD, Schuyler Fox, via phone 212-342-1066 or email Schuyler.Fox@nyspi.columbia.edu