Shyness & Social Anxiety Treatment Australia

Hawthorn Clinical Psychology Practice

Our team of trained clinical psychologists have substantial experience in the treatment of shyness and social phobia.

We understand that when you fear being negatively judged, and experience physical symptoms of anxiety, starting treatment  can be stressful. This may be the first time you have ever told anyone about the difficulties your are experiencing. Don’t be afraid to take the next step.

Help is only a phone call away. Ring now for an appointment  (03) 9819 3671 or 0429 88 3671

365 Burwood Road

Hawthorn 3122


We can help you overcome  social phobias such as

  • public speaking
  • appearing anxious (e.g. blushing, & sweating)
  • dating
  • meeting new people
  • eating and drinking in public
  • exams
  • performing (be it acting, singing, sports or playing an instrument)
  • dealing with authority figures
  • writing in public
  • using public toilets

We offer evidence based treatment

We offer:

  • Medicare rebates
  • Private health rebates
  • TAC & Workcover


Social Anxiety In Australia

Social Anxiety  has affected 10.6% of Australians at some time in their life, with 12.8% of women and 8.4% of men, having had the disorder at some point.Therefore , it is evident that social phobia is more common in women than men. The 2007 survey, The Mental Health of Australians found that 20% of social phobia sufferers rated their condition as causing severe or very severe interference in their lives, in the preceding 12 month period. 5.7% of women and 3.8% of men had had social anxiety disorder in the 12 months prior to the interview. Social Anxiety can affect one’s  home life, social life, work , study and close relationships so accessing appropriate treatment is very important.




Contact Shyness & Social Anxiety Treatment Australia

Phone: (03) 9819 3671 or 0429 88 3671
Address: 365 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC 3122


Shyness & Social Anxiety Treatment Australia will endeavour to respond to emails within 2 working days. Should you wish to email us please include your first name and surname.

The Australian Psychological Society Code of Ethics requires that psychologists make and keep adequate records. Therefore records of email communications will be kept. Note that any psychologists records, including emails can be subpoeanaed by a court.


This website provides information about social anxiety disorder, the treatment optionspsychologists around Australia who treat social anxiety, group therapy and workshops, support groups, articlesresources and links to other sites.

This website is brought to you by Catherine Madigan, a Melbourne Clinical Psychologist who has substantial experience in social anxiety treatment.
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