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Shy Bladder Center (SBC) Therapists & Coaches

The following SBC therapists and coaches are well trained in the treatment for paruresis (Shy Bladder Syndrome). Please feel free to contact one near you for treatment. Many, but not all, can provide telehealth solutions. Looking for more alternatives? Scroll to the bottom of the page for options from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.

Steven Soifer, Ph.D., LCSW-C

Co-Director, Shy Bladder Center

Shy Bladder Center Therapist

Co-founder and CEO, International Paruresis Association
Author of “The Secret Social Phobia”
Co-Author of “Shy Bladder Syndrome: Your Step By Step Guide to Overcoming Paruresis”

The Shy Bladder Center
Denver, CO
443-315-5250
steve@paruresis.org
www.paruresis.org

Dan Rocker, LCSW, MA

Co-Director of Shy Bladder Center

Shy Bladder Center Therapist

Vice President, Board of Directors – International Paruresis Association
Board of Directors – Ackerman Institute For The Family

160 West End Avenue, Suite 1N
New York, New York 10023
917-623-0426
dan@paruresis.org
danrocker13@gmail.com
danrocker.com
itsarestroom.com

Scott Beardsley, M.A.

Shy Bladder Center Therapist

M.A. in Counseling Psychology,
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Certified and Trained in EMDR
Accepts clients in California (License 48363) and
Hawaii (License MFT-335) only

Laguna Beach, CA and Honolulu, HI
949-371-3576
SBeards@aol.com

Larry Cohen, LICSW

Shy Bladder Center Therapist

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
(DC, MD and VA)
Director, Social Anxiety Help Clinic in Washington, DC
Co-founder and Chair, National Social Anxiety Center
(Clinics around the U.S.)

4808 43rd Place NW
Washington, DC 20016
202-244-0903
larrycohen@socialanxietyhelp.com
SocialAnxietyHelp.com
NationalSocialAnxietyCenter.com

Paul Cosulich

Shy Bladder Center Therapist

MA Psych, Registered Clinical Counselor

3914 West 37th Avenue
Vancouver, BC Canada V6N2W5
604-250-2132
paul@silenterprises.com

David J. Kosins, Ph.D.

Shy Bladder Center Therapist

Licensed Psychologist,
Clinical Instructor,
Dept. of Psychology;
Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
University of Washington,
Founding Fellow, Academy of Cognitive Therapy

318 W. Galer St., Suite 201
Seattle, WA 98119
206-285-0900
dkosins@u.washington.edu
www.DavidKosins.com

Ruth A. Lippin, LCSW, JD

Shy Bladder Center Therapist

285 West End Avenue
Suite Y3R1
New York, NY 10023
212-666-1062
ruth@ruthlippin.com
www.RuthLippin.com

Roger Merritt, MA, LCMHC

Shy Bladder Center Therapist

Licensed Professional Counselor

Winston-Salem, NC
336-682-6929
shybladder123@gmail.com

John R. Montopoli, LMFT, LPCC

Shy Bladder Center Therapist

Licensed Professional Counselor

1801 Bush Street, Suite #206
San Francisco, CA 94109
415-689-4131
john@pacificcbt.com
www.pacificcbt.com
NationalSocialAnxietyCenter.com

Carl Robbins, LCPC

Shy Bladder Center Therapist

Co-founder, International Paruresis Association
Director of Training, The Anxiety & Stress Disorders Inst. of MD
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Clinical Instructor, University of MD School of Medicine, Dept. of Psychiatry

The Anxiety and Stress Disorders
Institute of MD
6525 N. Charles Street, Suite 224
Baltimore, MD 21204
410-938-8455
anxietyhelp@comcast.net
www.AnxietyAndStress.com

Andrea Weyant

Shy Bladder Center Coach

Certified Health Coach, specializing in Paruresis

Moderator of Women’s Forum on IPA Talk

845-206-6533
andreaweyant@yahoo.com

Reid Wilson, Ph.D.

Shy Bladder Center Therapist

Anxiety Disorders Treatment Center

421 Bennett Orchard Trail
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
919-942-0700
drwilson@anxieties.com
www.Anxieties.com

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through the alignment of science, treatment, and education. Click here to be re-directed to their directory of professionals. The IPA recommends you search for practitioners who list “Social Anxiety Disorders” in their areas of expertise and whose treatment methods include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

INTERNATIONAL PARURESIS ASSOCIATION
P.O. Box 21237
Catonsville, MD 21228

You Are Not Alone.
There Is Help For You!

Shy Bladder, Bashful Bladder, Pee Shy

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Monday - Friday
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800-247-3864 Toll free US/Canada
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443-315-5251 Fax

Email: getinfo@paruresis.org

This website is NOT a substitute for medical or legal advice and does not constitute the practice of law, medicine, psychiatry, clinical psychology, clinical social work, or any other mental health profession. If you are having trouble urinating, you should always contact a physician since difficulty with voiding can be a symptom of a serious medical condition. We are a group of professional people and people who have suffered with paruresis. We have assembled a board and a board of advisors to help people cope with urinary dysfunction that has a psychological or social origin. On this website, we are NOT practicing medicine, psychiatry, clinical psychology, clinical social work or any other mental health profession. You should have your doctor evaluate your condition before diagnosing yourself, and seek the appropriate necessary mental health counseling if warranted. IPA, Inc. disclaims any and all legal liability whatsoever.

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