San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
10 session session program. Classes are ongoing, and students can attend on days that are convenient for them. We meet every Saturday from 12:00pm-1:00pm.
Overcome shyness and gain confidence in interpersonal interaction in this ongoing 10-session program. You will become a more skilled and confident communicator in all areas of life. There is hope, and we can definitely provide the help in a comfortable, supportive environment.
Our workshop is focused on results. Discussion of social anxiety issues comprises part of a typical session, but the main emphasis is on gradual exposure with exercises targeting all aspects of anxiety in interpersonal and small group interaction. You are exposed gradually, in manageable steps, at your own pace, to a variety of challenges faced in everyday encounters. You will be able to practice the skills necessary to be more effective and comfortable.
Location: @Ripley Grier Studios 131 W72nd street
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Charles di Cagno the New York Center originator, current supervisor and group facilitator in Manhattan, is also director of Social Phobia and Public Speaking Anxiety at The White Plains Hospital Phobia Clinic. He trained directly under Dr. Manuel Zane (Your Phobia), founder of the world renowned Phobia Clinic at White Plains Hospital and considered one of the leading experts in phobia therapy. He has a B.A. in Speech, an M.S. from Pace University and is a CTM and Mentor with Toastmasters International as well as a graduate of the Dale Carnegie school for public speaking. Along with his private practice, he teaches regularly at theOpen Center in Manhattan. He is also an active theater producer/director and acting instructor. He studied drama with the late Stella Adler (Marlon Brando and Robert DeNiro are among her many renowned students) and William Hickey. But most importantly, he understands the problem having suffered with it himself for many years. He says "I am convinced, with the right attitude and proper guidance, you too can make the same advances I have."