Diagonally-Parked in a Parallel Universe: Working Through Social Anxiety

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Over 20 million people in the U.S. alone feel intensely anxious in social situations - from work to their personal lives. The results of their agonizing pangs of self-consciousness are interrupted education, reduced productivity, financial dependence, and lack of satisfying social and intimate relationships.

This new and improved Diagonally Parked in a Parallel Universe 2nd Ed. is designed to meet the fundamental needs of social phobics. Written with humor by a psychologist and ex-social phobic, this book is based upon years of interviews with sufferers and clinical researchers. It provides systematic and clinically-proven methods for successfully coping with both social anxiety and related life problems.

It is the insider s scoop and life-strategy approach to social phobics, the shy, self-conscious, and introverted, for alleviating their pain, achieving their many goals, and effectively working toward their potential in all aspects of their lives.

This new and improved edition has even more step-by-step exercises, assignments, tips, tools, summaries, and online and offline resources, making it comprehensive and especially useful and user-friendly.

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About the Author:

Dr. Dayhoff is a social psychologist and cognitive-behaviorist with post-graduate training in counseling who received her doctorate from Boston University. There she studied ways to enhance social effectiveness, self-presentation, and self-promotion in personal and work life. 

For 27 years she has been a consultant, educator, trainer, speaker, and author. A member of International Coach Federation and International Association of Coaches, she coaches internationally.

She is president of Effectiveness-Plus LLC which provides services and products to skyrocket conversational confidence, master self-presentation skills, conquer speaking in public, and create personal promotion and career opportunities. 

She also has taught psychology at Boston University, University of Massachusetts, and Framingham State College and has done research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, and Fairview State Hospital, as well as her own research which she has presented nationally.

She is author of five other books: Promote Myself? I'd Rather Eat Worms!; How to Win in a Tough Job Market: Successful Strategies for Getting the Job You Want; Create Your Own Career Opportunities; Get the Job You Want: Successful Strategies For Selling Yourself in the Job Market; and Decision Making For Managers. She has also contributed to David Riklan's 101 Great Ways to Improve Your Life (Vol. 2) and Steven J. Bennett's Executive Chess: Creative Problem Solving By 45 of America's Top Business Leaders and Thinkers.

She has over 150 published newspaper. magazine, and online articles and has been quoted in publications including Executive Travel, Time Out New York, Boston Business Journal; Mass High Tech; Shape, Industry Week, Wall Street Journal, Success, and Cosmopolitan.

Her presentations have been for diverse organizations, such as HealthPlex Dental Insurance, Association of Governmental Auditors, Association of Genetic Technologists, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Digital Equipment Corporation, Environmental Protection Agency, Health Professionals for a National Health Program, Honeywell Bull, Maine Career Educational Consortium, Merrill Lynch, Suffolk University, and University of New Mexico School of Medicine.

Kitty Mommy to 18 rescue cats (mostly special needs cats), Dr. Dayhoff also socializes rescued animals for the all-volunteer, no-kill non-profit C.A.R.M.A. (Companion Animal Rescue and Medical Assistance), in Corrales, NM, to ready them for adoption to loving homes.

Review:

Remarkable job researching the current literature on social anxiety. The text is well-written and comprehensive and I enjoyed the use of humor. I hope this book will help people suffering from this debilitating disorder to come out of the closet. --Stefan G. Hofmann, Ph.D., Director of the Social Phobia Program at Boston University.

Excellent job covering social anxiety ... .The book will be valuable to both therapists and self-help readers. I definitely recommend it. --Albert Ellis, Ph.D., President, Albert Ellis Institute for Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

Combines the best of both worlds - the knowledge and expertise of the professional and the insight and understanding of the consumer - and communicates these strengths to the reader. As an ex social phobic, Dr. Dayhoff s empathy and her understanding of the struggles of the person with social phobia shine through in every chapter. Warmth and expert knowledge. This is a winning recipe. --Ronald M. Rapee, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Macquairie University, and author of Overcoming Shyness and Social Phobia: A Step By Step Guide

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