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 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.
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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