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Social Anxiety in Teens & How to Treat It

social anxiety in teens
Children, Teens, And Young Adults
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 3:00 pm
- 3:30 pm ET

Social anxiety can be really tough, and teens, you don’t have to manage it by yourselves.  In this video, you’ll learn about the different ways that social anxiety can show up and available support options backed by research for keeping it in check.  Some of the options even can be accessed without having to leave your home!  It may not seem possible right now, and know that there are tools to help you feel more in charge of your emotions.

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Jacqueline Sperling, PhD

Jacqueline Sperling, PhD

Jacqueline Sperling, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, faculty at Harvard Medical School, and the co-founder and Co-Program Director of the McLean Anxiety Mastery Program at McLean Hospital. She also is the author of the young adult nonfiction book, "Find Your Fierce: How to Put Social Anxiety in Its Place" and a contributor for Harvard Health Publishing. Dr. Sperling specializes in implementing evidence-based treatments, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, and working with youth who present with anxiety disorders and/or obsessive-compulsive disorder. She also focuses on providing parent guidance by using treatments, such as behavioral parent training, to help families address children's internalizing and externalizing behaviors.

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