It's Complicated

Find a therapist that can help with Social anxiety

Social anxiety is a mental health condition that causes intense fear and anxiety in social situations. It can lead to avoiding social situations, affecting a person's quality of life.

Therapy can help with social anxiety through cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) that challenges negative thoughts and beliefs. Relaxation techniques, exposure therapy, and communication skills training can help individuals manage their anxiety and build confidence.

With the support of a therapist, people can overcome their social anxiety and lead a more fulfilling social life.

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The connection and therapeutic alliance to one's therapist is the most important factor for a successful outcome. Our in-house psychologists will help you find the right match based on your individual background and needs.Meet with one of our 1,500 vetted therapists online or in-person. Our psychologists, psychotherapists, and counsellors are experts at helping with anxiety, depression, stress, burnout, couples therapy, and more. It's Complicated is built and owned by therapists. Since starting in Berlin 2019 we have grown organically into an international platform with local therapist communities in cities such as Berlin, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Lisbon, London, and New York.
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RESPONSE TIME UNKNOWN

Andreas Thoma

Licensed Psychologist
Anxiety • Burnout • Career • Grief & Loss • Social anxiety • Stress • Transitions
Anxiety • Burnout • Career • Grief & Loss • Social anxiety • Stress • Transitions
50/session
In-person, Online and Text
Strovolos
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Kirsty

Counsellor
Career • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Counselling • Relationships • Social anxiety • Stress • Therapy for Expats
Career • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Counselling • Relationships • Social anxiety • Stress • Therapy for Expats
65/session
Online only
Prague
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Mariia Massaliutina

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist
Anxiety • Burnout • Depression • Relationships • Social anxiety • Stress • Supervision for therapists
Anxiety • Burnout • Depression • Relationships • Social anxiety • Stress • Supervision for therapists
85/session
Online only
Amsterdam
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 8 HOURS

Charlotte (Qiaochu) Hu

Clinical Psychologist, MSc
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Grief & Loss • Personal development • Relationships • Social anxiety
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Grief & Loss • Personal development • Relationships • Social anxiety
65/session
Online only
Amsterdam
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Natalia Maravegias

Psychotherapist, MSc, MBPsS, Associate Fellow in Rational Emotive Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Academic or educational problems • ADHD: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder • Anxiety • Relationships • Self-confidence • Social anxiety
Academic or educational problems • ADHD: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder • Anxiety • Relationships • Self-confidence • Social anxiety
60/session
Online only
Athens
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Guy Calderwood

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Counsellor
CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Counselling • Online therapy • Social anxiety • Therapy for Expats
CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Counselling • Online therapy • Social anxiety • Therapy for Expats
85/session
Online only
Dammam
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video profile
USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 8 HOURS

Julie Haasova

Psychologist
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) • Relationships • Social anxiety • Therapy for Expats
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) • Relationships • Social anxiety • Therapy for Expats
80/session
Online only
Prague
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Matthias Bernauer

Heilpraktiker for Psychotherapie
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) • Panic attacks • Relationships • Social anxiety
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) • Panic attacks • Relationships • Social anxiety
50/session
Online and Text
Munich
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 24 HOURS

Aby Yousefi

Psychodynamic Counselling and Compassionate Inquiry psychotherapy and Trauma therapy
Body therapy • Depression • Grief & Loss • LGBTQI • Relationships • Social anxiety • Therapy for Expats
Body therapy • Depression • Grief & Loss • LGBTQI • Relationships • Social anxiety • Therapy for Expats
100/session
In-person, Online and Text
Berlin
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Britta Bielenberg

Accredited Psychotherapist
Anxiety • Couples therapy • Depression • Gestalt therapy • Self-confidence • Social anxiety • Stress
Anxiety • Couples therapy • Depression • Gestalt therapy • Self-confidence • Social anxiety • Stress
90/session
Online only
Munich
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video profile
USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Svea Schmidt

Psychotherapist (in-training)
Clinical psychology • Couples therapy • Depression • Family therapy • LGBTQI • Social anxiety • Systemic Approach
Clinical psychology • Couples therapy • Depression • Family therapy • LGBTQI • Social anxiety • Systemic Approach
75/session
Online and Text
Berlin
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USUALLY RESPONDS AFTER 24 HOURS

Kristin Babbel

MSc Clinical Psychology
Adjustment disorders • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Counselling • Depression • Relationships • Social anxiety
Adjustment disorders • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Counselling • Depression • Relationships • Social anxiety
50/session
Online only
Bergneustadt
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 24 HOURS

Alexander Pfannenberg

Non-medical Practitioner of Psychotherapy
Burnout • Depression • Grief & Loss • Personal development • Relationships • Self-confidence • Social anxiety
Burnout • Depression • Grief & Loss • Personal development • Relationships • Self-confidence • Social anxiety
95/session
In-person and Online
Berlin
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video profile
USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 4 HOURS

Jessica Breitenfeld

Accredited gestalt therapist
Body therapy • Couples therapy • Relationships • Self-confidence • Social anxiety
Body therapy • Couples therapy • Relationships • Self-confidence • Social anxiety
149/session
Online only
Berlin
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Arzu Göncü

Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist
Anxiety • Depression • Grief & Loss • Panic attacks • Psychodynamic therapy • Social anxiety • Transitions
Anxiety • Depression • Grief & Loss • Panic attacks • Psychodynamic therapy • Social anxiety • Transitions
70/session
Online only
Istanbul
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Indre Brinkyte

Psychologist (MSc. Clinical Psychology)
Anger • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Health anxiety • Relationships • Self-confidence • Social anxiety
Anger • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Health anxiety • Relationships • Self-confidence • Social anxiety
75/session
In-person, Online and Text
Amsterdam
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video profile
USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Polina Kudriashov

Existential Psychologist (MSc)
Anxiety • Burnout • Career • Existential analysis • Self-confidence • Social anxiety • Therapy for Expats
Anxiety • Burnout • Career • Existential analysis • Self-confidence • Social anxiety • Therapy for Expats
70/session
Online only
Düsseldorf
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USUALLY RESPONDS AFTER 24 HOURS

Ipek

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Psychotherapist
Anxiety • Burnout • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Personal development • Relationships • Social anxiety
Anxiety • Burnout • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Personal development • Relationships • Social anxiety
70/session
Online only
Amsterdam
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video profile
USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Ana Zore

Psychodynamic psychotherapist, Mag. pth.
Anxiety • Attachment • Burnout • Depression • Relationships • Social anxiety • Therapy for Expats
Anxiety • Attachment • Burnout • Depression • Relationships • Social anxiety • Therapy for Expats
75/session
Online only
Ljubljana
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Milena Polat

Psychologist, MSc Clinical Psychology
Academic or educational problems • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Coaching • Depression • Mindfulness • Social anxiety
Academic or educational problems • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Coaching • Depression • Mindfulness • Social anxiety
65/session
Online only
Leiden
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Jo Tripier Lorio

Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist
Anxiety • Hypnotherapy • Mindfulness • Self-confidence • Social anxiety
Anxiety • Hypnotherapy • Mindfulness • Self-confidence • Social anxiety
90/session
Online only
London
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 12 HOURS

Jole Berlage-Buccellati

Integrative Psychotherapist
Burnout • Depression • Panic attacks • PTSD • Self-confidence • Social anxiety • Trauma
Burnout • Depression • Panic attacks • PTSD • Self-confidence • Social anxiety • Trauma
100/session
In-person and Online
Hamburg
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Johanna Liasides

Psychologist- Psychotherapist (Msc, PhDc)
ADHD: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder • Anxiety • Burnout • Couples therapy • Depression • Social anxiety • Teen counselling
ADHD: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder • Anxiety • Burnout • Couples therapy • Depression • Social anxiety • Teen counselling
70/session
Online only
Athens
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 24 HOURS

Ffion Jones

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Psychotherapist
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) • Panic attacks • Social anxiety • Therapy for Expats
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) • Panic attacks • Social anxiety • Therapy for Expats
75/session
In-person and Online
Amsterdam
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 24 HOURS

Katie Knight

Counsellor
Anxiety • Burnout • Counselling • Relationships • Social anxiety • Stress
Anxiety • Burnout • Counselling • Relationships • Social anxiety • Stress
100/session
Online only
Berlin

About It's Complicated

In 2019, two therapists set out to tackle a complicated problem.

The psychiatrist Carl Jung once wrote that, “Nobody, as long as he moves about among the chaotic currents of life, is without trouble”. One does not have to be a therapist, though, to realize that life is complicated. But finding the right therapist, who you can build a strong relationship with, shouldn’t have to be. This is the founding principle of It’s Complicated.Since our start, we've helped over 23,000 clients and counting, offering thousands of free crisis support hours, and built thriving therapy communities in Berlin, Amsterdam, London, Munich, and Athens.

The Therapy Talk Podcast

With co-founder and clinical psychologist Johanne Schwensen