National Public Radio Story

Social Anxiety Help

Larry Cohen, LICSW

National Public Radio Story on
My Social Anxiety Therapy Group

National Public Radio broadcast a feature story on the use of cognitive-behavioral therapy for social anxiety on it’s All Things Considered news show on June 2, 2004. The story focuses on a client of mine, “Judy,” and the work she did in my social anxiety therapy group. It includes an extensive interview with “Judy,” and follows her as she does a self-chosen homework experiment at Dupont Circle, in Washington, DC. The story also includes informational interviews with myself, and with an expert from the American Psychological Association, about cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT, also called cognitive behavior therapy or cognitive therapy). This is the first of a three-part series on CBT broadcast by NPR on its national evening news program, All Things Considered.

Judy’s Story

(National Public Radio audio broadcast)
57-year-old white lesbian
Washington, DC

“Now it just seems like the experiments I did in the very beginning look so easy to me,
that I could do it without even thinking or without becoming at all nervous.”

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If you have any questions or comments, please email Larry Cohen, LICSW, with offices in Washington, DC.

Social Anxiety Help is a founding regional clinic of the National Social Anxiety Center (NSAC):