Do you experience an overwhelming fear of social situations?
It can be distressing and have a big impact on your life.
Do the self-assessment now and win £10 voucher now!
**You'll need a computer or laptop with keyboard for this self-assessment.**
A novel online mind training programme for social anxiety is now available
This study aims to assess the efficacy of the 5-day mind training programme that targets on social anxiety.
It lasts for ~20 minutes each day. You can complete it at your convenience with your PC anytime for 5 consecutive days.
Upon completion, you will:
✓ Receive a brief report regarding your performance and social anxiety outcomes
✓ Earn £10 (or equivalent) Amazon voucher!
✓ A chance to win an iPad!
The study is conducted by Joint PhD Clinical Psychology student,
Ms. Chantel Leung under the supervision of Professor Tatia Lee from The University of Hong Kong and Dr. Jenny Yiend from King’s College London.
This study is approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee for Non-Clinical Faculties of The University of Hong Kong. HREC Reference Number: [EA1709016]
WHAT IS SOCIAL ANXIETY?
Social anxiety is not just about being shy.
It's an intense fear that affects different aspects of everyday life, including self-esteem, work/ school, relationships etc.
It is normal to occasionally worry about social situations, but someone with social anxiety feels overly worried before, during and after social situations.
Find out whether you are socially anxious here
There are currently different interventions available for social anxiety.
Traditionally there are:
cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) with a therapist – therapy that helps you identify negative thought patterns and behaviours, and change them
guided self-help – this involves working through a CBT-based workbook or online course with regular support from a therapist
Information from: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-anxiety/
What we are offering now is a self-help computerised intervention that aims at changing the way your mind perceives social information, anywhere, anytime at your convenience.
Hi, my name is Chantel.
I am a PhD Student with a specialization in Clinical Psychology at
The University of Hong Kong and King's College London.
My PhD thesis is on studying the cognitive processes of social anxiety.
If you have any question about my study, please feel free to drop me an email! :)
Click here for my research profile
Registered Graduate Member of The Hong Kong Psychological Society
Registered Individual Member of British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy