Does anyone have any suggestions for overcoming social anxiety disorder which comes from having schizophrenia and just being shy with low self esteem?
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If you are not already doing it, I would suggest finding a psychiatrist who can help you with whatever medications are appropriate— and then find a therapist who can work with you one the self-esteem and social issues (which are interrelated). Find someone who practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. And always, always remember, like a mantra, that YOU ARE ENOUGH, just as you are.
I have schizoaffective disorder with what used to be major social anxiety. I took some Dialectical Behavioral Therapy classes & it’s not as bad now. 🙂
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