Schedule an appointment with a Social Anxiety Therapist in River North, Chicago 

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Anxiety refers to generalized stress, worry, fear, and concern. Social anxiety specifically refers to the stress and fear related to social interactions, communication, and interpersonal relationships. Individuals who deal with social anxiety often avoid social situations and ultimately experience isolation and feelings of loneliness. Learning how to cope with your social anxiety can help to improve your relationships, professional success, and overall communication skills.

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Sean Saltzberg


Sean Saltzberg focuses on supporting his patients towards reaching their goals of overcoming social anxiety. He believes that social anxiety is often rooted in issues of self-esteem and confidence. Sean approaches a treatment plan that is directed towards increasing his patient’s self-worth as a path toward developing a stronger sense of self and communication assertiveness. He incorporates therapeutic techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), mindfulness, and motivational interviewing to help individuals conquer their fears.

Grand McDonald


Grand McDonald understands that persistent worry and specific fears, such as social interactions and communication, can become not only stressful, but impact many different aspects of an individual’s life. She has a strong clinical training history in assessing, evaluating, and treating both young and old individuals who suffer from anxiety. Dr. McDonald provides her clients with the specific tools that are effective in managing social anxiety which affect communication within interpersonal, professional, and public relationships. She addresses the behavioral consequences that result from mental health issues like anxiety, and therefore understands the need to be able to understand how to apply the skills and tools gained in therapy to social settings.