The Social Fitness Center
The Social Fitness Center is a non-profit organization providing workshops, classes, and one-on-one coaching with experienced and trained professionals in specific areas related to shyness, such as dating, public speaking, job interviews, etc.
Director: Lynne Henderson, Ph.D.
Co-director: Nichole Shiloff, Ph.D.
Services of The Social Fitness Center include:
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program , Instructor: Sally Reese, MFT. (510) 494-1400.
In this class you will:
- Develop mindfulness skills to manage social anxiety
- Access the ability to be non-judgmental, compassionate, patient, present and aware
- Learn to respond, rather than to react, to stressful situations
- See that there is more “right” with you than “wrong” with you
- Learn to be present to your ever-changing body and mind states
Be where you are; otherwise you miss your life. - Buddha
There is a crack in everything – that’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen
Coaching and Consultations:
- SOCIAL FITNESS COACHING
Individual sessions with you and your coach are designed to focus on specific areas of difficulty. Areas may include but are not limited to: initiating and maintaining conversations, stress management, assertiveness, sharing experiences, goals, problems, thoughts and feelings regarding social relationships and interpersonal functioning. Sessions may be held by phone or in-person; contact: 650-759-6808. Cost: $75 to $150 per hour.
- DATING COACHING
Individual sessions with a dating coach who assists clients in definingtheir personal style, determining priorities, exploring current patterns, and setting/accomplishing goals. Sessions can be held by phone or on site at 2000 Williams, Palo Alto, CA. Cost: $75 to $150 per hour.
- EXECUTIVE COACHING: SOCIAL FITNESS IN THE WORKPLACE
Individual sessions with Dr. Henderson for general work place strategic and leadership development, amplifying one’s natural strengths and extending interpersonal skill to build and deliver a values-driven vision. Sessions may be scheduled weekly or as otherwise appropriate. Face-to-face in Connecticut or California, or by phone. Call 650-328-6115 for further infomation, or to schedule an appointment. Cost: $150 per hour.
For more detailed information, or coaching call The Social Fitness Center at 650-759-6808.
Note: The classes and coaching are NOT psychotherapy sessions intended to treat psychological disorders, therefore they are not facilitated by licensed health care professional. The instructors and coaches are trained and experienced professionals in the area of shyness and are supervised by Dr. Lynne Henderson, Ph.D.
The Shyness Clinic, The Shyness Institute, and The Shyness Reading List.
The Shyness Clinic offers cognitive-behavioral group and individual treatment and longer-term psychodynamic psychotherapy for shyness.
The Shyness Institute is a non-profit research institution dedicated to research in the areas of shyness, social phobia, and related anxiety disorders.
© 2008 Lynne Henderson, Ph.D., All rights reserved.