Like all forms of health care interventions, psychology has many diverse specialties and variations. Perhaps the best-known approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT. It has the most research done so far to support it. It also has a proven track record since the 1950s.
Even the most outgoing extroverts experience times when they feel bashful. Shyness is a normal and inevitable human emotion. Think of universal situations that take us out of our comfort zones. It might be a first date or a job interview
How often do you get caught in a web of your own self-critical thoughts after interacting with people? Can you go on like that for a long time, convinced that how you see yourself must be how others see you too? You’re not alone, many socially anxious people suffer the same cycle of harsh internal perception. The resulting unkind self-talk and self-defeating rumination then serve to keep anxiety high and make your reasons for avoiding interaction seem valid.