Groups & Classes

CBT for Social Anxiety

  • Therapist: Sonya Jendoubi

  • Weekly time: Tuesday afternoons

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CBT for Chronic Worry and Stress

  • Therapist: Sonya Jendoubi

  • Weekly time: Wednesday afternoons

  • Email to enroll or for more information about this group

Evidence Based Treatment:

Group psychotherapy is one of the most effective forms of psychological treatment. This has been established by numerous studies and meta-analyses. For example:

(1) Norton, Peter J. "An open trial of a transdiagnostic cognitive-behavioral group therapy for anxiety disorder." Behavior Therapy 39.3 (2008): 242-250.

(2) Dugas, Michel J., et al. "Group cognitive-behavioral therapy for generalized anxiety disorder: treatment outcome and long-term follow-up." Journal of consulting and clinical psychology71.4 (2003): 821.

(3) Paul, G. L., & Shannon, D. T. (1966). Treatment of anxiety through systematic desensitization in therapy groups. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 71(2), 124-135.

(4) Erickson, David H. "Group cognitive behavioural therapy for heterogeneous anxiety disorders." Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 32.4 (2003): 179-186.

(5) Manassis, Katharina, et al. "Group and individual cognitive-behavioral therapy for childhood anxiety disorders: A randomized trial." Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 41.12 (2002): 1423-1430.

(6) Norton, Peter J., and Debra A. Hope. "Preliminary evaluation of a broad-spectrum cognitive-behavioral group therapy for anxiety." Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry 36.2 (2005): 79-97.

(7) Barkowski, Sarah, et al. "Efficacy of group psychotherapy for social anxiety disorder: A meta-analysis of randomized-controlled trials." Journal of anxiety disorders 39 (2016): 44-64.