Drs. Rapee and Sanderson furnish a clear guide to self-monitoring, cognitive restructuring, social skills and assertiveness training, and exposure to the phobic situation, in a step-by-step manual that emphasizes the importance of the client-therapist relationship and allows for freedom of individual therapeutic style. A special section outlines a new technique, attention training, which helps clients to focus on the task at hand rather than on their anxiety over how their performance will be perceived. The book is an ideal blend of evidence-based theory with clinical application. -- Carol Lindemann, Ph.D. Social phobia is severe and prevalent. Here, at last, is a treatment program with proven effectiveness. Developed by two of the leading clinicians/clinical scientists in the field and presented in an easy-to-use format, the program can be smoothly incorporated into the practice of any therapist who works with social anxiety. -- David H. Barlow, Ph.D. Social Phobia delivers a complete cognitive-behavioral treatment package for shyness-a life-restricting form of anxiety. Therapists will appreciate Rapee and Sanderson's soup-to-nuts program, which includes assessment tools, homework sheets, sample therapist-patient dialogues, and advice on special treatment problems. Their structured and targeted approach will be especially valuable in this era of managed care. -- Paul Foxman, Ph.D.