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The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens: CBT and ACT Skills to Help You Build Social Confidence Paperback – June 1, 2012

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“This book is superb! No longer will teens need to suffer with anxiety and be on the sidelines of life. Full of clear,
effective, and engaging strategies, this workbook will show teens exactly what to do to overcome their fears and shyness
and will reassure them that they are not alone. Truly, every teen struggles with these issues to varying degrees. All
teenagers would benefit from reading this book.”
—Tamar Chansky, PhD, author of Freeing Your Child from Anxiety and Freeing Yourself from Anxiety

“With The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens, Jennifer Shannon has hit a bull’s-eye. Each page is fun,
engaging, and filled with practical strategies to help teens break free from their social fears and worries. The book is
certain to become an essential resource for teens, parents, and therapists. I highly recommend it.”
—Michael A. Tompkins, PhD, founding partner of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy and author of My
Anxious Mind: A Teen’s Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic

“Teens who follow the steps described in this book can overcome shyness and social anxiety and change their life path.
Shannon’s recommendations are based on the latest scientific findings, and are accompanied by delightful cartoons and
drawings. An outstanding contribution.”
—Jacqueline B. Persons, PhD, director of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy and clinical professor
in the department of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley

“Good basic information on social anxiety as well as how to overcome it using cognitive behavioral therapy. The concise
text and abundant illustrations make the book available, easy to grasp, and engaging for teens.”
—Edmund J. Bourne, PhD, author of The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

“This practical and straightforward book is highly recommended for any teen who worries too much about being judged by
others. These tried-and-true strategies have been shown over and over to be among the most effective methods for
reducing social anxiety. Every teen who struggles with shyness should read this book!”
—Martin M. Antony, PhD, ABPP, chair of the department of psychology at Ryerson University and author of The Shyness and
Social Anxiety Workbook

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About the Author

Jennifer Shannon, LMFT, is author of The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens, The Anxiety Survival Guide for
Teens, and Don’t Feed the Monkey Mind. She is in private practice in Santa Rosa, CA, and is a diplomate of the Academy
of Cognitive Therapy.

Doug Shannon is a freelance cartoonist.

Christine Padesky, PhD, is a psychologist in private practice.

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