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Social Anxiety Counseling
Richmond, Virginia

Overcome Social Anxiety: Embrace a Life of Confidence and Connection

Welcome to a transformative journey towards overcoming social anxiety. If you find yourself avoiding social situations, feeling overwhelmed in social settings, or experiencing persistent fear of judgment, you're not alone.


I'm Brian Mayer, LCSW and I used to struggle with Social Anxiety and have occasions where it still pops up from time to time.  I am able to manage it so much better now, and I want to help you do the same.  Social Anxiety Counseling here locally in Richmond, Virginia can be just what you need to guide you towards a life of confidence, self-acceptance, and meaningful connections.  

Breaking Free from the Grip of Social Anxiety 


Social anxiety can hold you back from fully engaging in life, hindering your personal and professional growth. It manifests as intense self-consciousness, fear of embarrassment, and avoidance of social interactions. This debilitating condition can negatively impact your relationships, career, and overall well-being. But take heart – there is hope for change.

Empowering You with Effective Strategies to Overcome Social Anxiety


Social Anxiety Therapy with me, Brian Mayer LCSW helps individuals like you conquer social anxiety and reclaim your lives. My evidence-based therapeutic approach, rooted in compassion and understanding, empowers you to challenge and modify negative thought patterns, develop coping skills, and build self-confidence. Together, we will create a safe and supportive environment to explore and address the root causes of your social anxiety. 

Discover the Keys to Social Confidence and Authentic Connections


  • Identifying and challenging distorted beliefs: We'll work together to identify and challenge the negative beliefs and assumptions that fuel your social anxiety. By replacing them with more realistic and positive perspectives, you'll experience a profound shift in how you perceive yourself and others.

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques: Our therapy sessions will incorporate CBT techniques tailored to your specific needs. These strategies will help you manage anxiety symptoms, reframe negative thoughts, and develop effective communication and social skills.

  • Exposure therapy: Through gradual exposure to anxiety-provoking situations, we'll desensitize your fear response, empowering you to face social interactions with increased confidence and ease.

  • Mindfulness and relaxation techniques: We'll introduce mindfulness and relaxation exercises to help you cultivate self-awareness, reduce anxiety, and develop emotional resilience.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long does therapy typically take?


A: The duration of therapy varies depending on individual circumstances. Some clients may experience significant improvement within a few months, while others may require more time. Rest assured, we'll work collaboratively to establish a tailored treatment plan that meets your unique needs and goals.

Q: Will my sessions be confidential?


A: Absolutely. Client confidentiality is of utmost importance to us. We adhere to strict professional ethics and privacy guidelines, ensuring that your personal information remains strictly confidential.

Q: Can therapy really help with social anxiety?


A: Yes, therapy has been proven effective in helping individuals overcome social anxiety. With the right guidance, support, and evidence-based techniques, you can gain the tools and insights necessary to transform your relationship with social interactions.


My Committment to Your Growth and Progress

In Social Anxiety therapy, you can rest assured that my commitment to your growth and progress is unwavering. While I cannot guarantee specific outcomes, I pledge to provide you with a compassionate, non-judgmental space where you can explore, heal, and thrive. I'll support you every step of the way as you navigate your journey towards overcoming social anxiety.


Anxiety is a natural response to stress or a perceived threat. It is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe. Anxiety is a normal part of the human experience, and it can actually be helpful in certain situations, as it can motivate people to take action and avoid danger.

Take the First Step Towards Social Freedom

Are you ready to break free from the grips of social anxiety and embrace a life filled with confidence and authentic connections? Take the first step today by scheduling your first session with me, Brian Mayer, LCSW  to get started with Social Anxiety Therapy today. Together, we'll embark on a transformative journey towards social freedom.

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Empower Yourself to Thrive Socially

Don't let social anxiety dictate your life. You deserve to experience the joy of genuine connections, professional growth, and personal fulfillment. With the guidance and support of me Brian Mayer, LCSW in Social Anxiety Therapy in Richmond, Virginia, you can develop the necessary skills and mindset to overcome social anxiety and embrace a future filled with confidence, self-acceptance, and meaningful relationships.

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