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ADULT ANXIETY CLINIC OF TEMPLE  
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Adult Anxiety Clinic of
Temple University
Department of Psychology
419 Weiss Hall
1701 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
phobia@temple.edu
Phone: (215) 204-1575
Fax: (215) 204-5184

 

 

Anxiety Links
Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
8430 Georgia Ave., Suite 600
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(240) 485-1001
Contact ADAA to receive a list of mental health professionals who treat anxiety disorders and a list of self-help groups in your area (Include $3.00 for postage and handling), or search for mental health professionals and self-help groups in your area online.
Freedom From Fear
308 Seaview Ave.
Staten Island, NY 10305
(718) 351-1717 (ext.24)
help@freedomfromfear.org
Call or write for a free newsletter on anxiety disorders and a referral list of treatment specialists.  Access message boards and event schedules as well as information about anxiety online.
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has created the Anxiety Disorders Education Program to increase public and professional awareness of the anxiety disorders and their disruptive effects.  NIMH offers educational information about each anxiety disorder and information about resources available to individuals suffering from them.  NIMH also can provide information relevant to other mental health problems.   

Social Anxiety Research Clinic of Columbia Univ. Medical Center, New York Psychiatric Institute
The  Social Anxiety Research Clinic of Columbia University website is devoted to education about Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) and opportunities for participation in Social Anxiety treatment studies. Currently, the Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple is collaborating on a treatment study with the Social Anxiety Research Clinic at Columbia. The site provides information on how to volunteer to participate in this treatment study. Treatment is provided free of charge to volunteers admitted to the study.Visitors to the site can also take an online Social Anxiety Self-Assessment that measures the severity of their social concerns.

Anxiety and Agoraphobia Treatment Center
112 Bala Ave.
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
(610) 667-6490
The Anxiety and Agoraphobia Treatment Centers services include individual and group treatment for all anxiety orders, including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social phobia, simple phobias, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Staff psychologists treat adults as well as children and focus on short-term treatments utilizing a cognitive-behavioral approach. Free support groups are available for people who suffer from OCD and from panic disorder and anxiety.
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
305 Seventh Ave., 16th Floor
New York, NY 10001
(212) 647-1890
Contact ABCT or visit their Web site to obtain a list of mental health professionals in your state who use behavior therapy and/or cognitive behavior therapy - forms of treatment that are usually goal-oriented, short-term, and drug free.  To request free fact sheets about psychological problems visit their Web site.
American Psychological Association
750 First St., N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20002
(202) 336-5800 or 1-800-964-2000
Call or write for referral information about psychologists in your area.  Visit the web site for free brochures and to obtain general information about psychology, common problems and psychological services.
American Psychiatric Association
APA Answer Center
American Psychiatric Association
1000 Wilson Blvd. Suite 1825
Arlington, VA 22209
Toll Free:1- 888-35-PSYCH
apa@psych.org
For referral information about psychiatrists in your area, call or write the APA Answer Center.  The APA Web site contains information about mental health, about medication treatments, and a list of recommended psychiatrists in the United States.
Temple University Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic (CAADC)
The CAADC provides services for children and adolescents (ages 9-13) with anxiety problems.  Get more information on their web site or order therapy materials online.

New ADAA Interactive Social Anxiety Disorder Website
Features five free e-cards that can be sent with a personal message. Each one portrays a symptom of social anxiety disorder, such as the inability to talk to people or make eye contact and the fear of talking on the telephone. Other website features include videos with a medical expert; personal stories; a downloadable brochure; self test; treatment options; and find-a-therapist. Also, visit this additional ADAA site for further information on signs of social anxiety, treatment options in your area as well as self-help groups for individuals suffering from anxiety.

Social Anxiety page of The Center for Cognitive Therapy
This Web site contains general information and contacts for social anxiety treatment in North Carolina.
Toastmasters International
Toastmasters International is a non-profit organization which consists of local meeting groups. The meetings are designed to help members communicate more effectively and overcome their fears of public speaking.Visit the Web site to obtain more information and locate a group in your area.
The Shyness Home Page
Obtain information about the Shyness Institute, the Shyness Clinic and the Social Fitness Center in California.
Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) of Social Anxiety UK
Social Anxiety-UK is a group of social anxiety sufferers in the United Kingdom who provide information about the nature and treatment of social anxiety on their web page. 
The Social Anxiety Home Page of the Anxiety Network
This Web site provides general information about social anxiety as well as Q & A about associated problems, medication and intensive treatment programs.  The site includes a link to social anxiety-related books.
Anxiety Neighborhood
Anxiety Neighborhood is a cyber self-help support group for people affected by anxiety disorders.Consult newsgroups or join chats in "talkers" (multi-user domain programs) specifically designed for individuals with anxiety disorders, such as social anxiety.  
The Virtual En-Psychlopedia by Dr. Bob
Contains a discussion of pharmacological treatment of social anxiety disorder(in english and portuguese). 
The Social Phobia page of Mental Health America
Epidemiology, causes, symptoms, co-occurring problems, and treatments available for social anxiety disorders are discussed on this web site.  
Social Anxiety.com
Read case studies and learn about a psychotherapy program for social anxiety and shyness in New York, NY.Also includes audio interviews of people who have resolved social anxiety.  
The Social Phobia Newsletter
Subscribe to a free, international mail newsletter about social phobia written from the patient's perspective.  This newsletter contains stories of social anxiety patients, contact lists, interviews, a treatment section and resources for individuals affected by social anxiety.
Social Phobia/ Social Anxiety Association
Join a social anxiety mailing list which contains current therapy information and member messages.  The association supports new therapy groups for social anxiety, and reports about currently running groups in Phoenix, AZ, Nashville, TN, Tampa, FL, Arcadia, CA and Washington, DC.
Anxiety Relief is Here (social-anxiety-support.com)
Dozens of articles on anxiety, including personal anxiety stories and experiences, and links to products and services to relieve anxiety.
Mental Health Chats
This page contains information regarding ongoing live chats about mental health issues.
International Paruresis Association
Visit this site if you are looking for resources for people who find it difficult or impossible to urinate in the presence of others or experience difficulty under the stress of time pressure, when being observed, when others are close by, or when on moving vehicles.
Social Anxieties and Phobias page of Anxieties.com
Information about social anxieties, causes and treatment is available on this site.  Further, self-help issues for recovery are discussed with regard to social discomfort and anxieties.
GAD page of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
Visit this site for further information on signs of GAD, treatment options in your area as well as self-help groups for individuals suffering from anxiety.
Mental Health Net GAD page
Find GAD information and a discussions of treatment options.
GAD page of the Anxiety Network International
Find various resources with regard to GAD, such as books on GAD, case studies and reports, and self-help information.
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