Arlin Cuncic

Arlin Cuncic

Writer

Expertise

Social Anxiety

Education

University of Western Ontario, York University

Highlights

If you are experiencing symptoms of what you think might be SAD, it is important to ask someone for help. Verywell is a great starting point to learn how to get the help you need. Although you may have suffered in silence for many years, there are effective treatments that can make a difference in your life.”

— Arlin Cuncic

Experience

Arlin has written about the struggles faced by those with social anxiety disorder (SAD) and the people in their lives since 2007. She has a keen understanding of the difficulties faced by those SAD and a desire to provide helpful up-to-date information on this topic.

She has worked in a variety of mental health and research settings in Ontario, Canada including the cognitive-behavioral therapy unit at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Multi-Health Systems (a psychological test publisher) and the Thames Valley District School Board.

In addition to her self-help book, she is the founder of the website About Social Anxiety, which offers help to those with social anxiety including a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) workbook.

Education

Arlin holds a BA in psychology from the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada and an MA in clinical psychology from York University, Toronto, Canada.

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