An Acceptance and Mindfulness-Based Approach to Social Phobia: A Case Study
Article first published online: 11 APR 2012
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Journal of College Counseling
Volume 15, Issue 1, pages 81–96, April 2012
How to Cite
Brady, V. P. and Whitman, S. M. (2012), An Acceptance and Mindfulness-Based Approach to Social Phobia: A Case Study. Jnl of College Counseling, 15: 81–96. doi: 10.1002/j.2161-1882.2012.00007.x
- Issue published online: 11 APR 2012
- Article first published online: 11 APR 2012
- Received 07/16/10; Revised 08/23/11; Accepted 09/19/11
Over the past few years, there has been a proliferation of theoretical discussions and empirical research on the use of acceptance and mindfulness-based therapies to treat anxiety disorders. Because these treatment approaches are in their infancy, many clinicians may still be uncertain about how to apply such treatments in their work with clients. This case study demonstrates the successful use of an acceptance-based approach for the treatment of social anxiety disorder in a student in a college counseling center.