Shy Bladder Center (SBC) Therapists
The following SBC therapists are well trained in the treatment for paruresis (Shy Bladder Syndrome). Please feel free to contact one near you for treatment.
Scott Beardsley, M.A.
M.A. in Counseling Psychology, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California, License 48363
Certified and Trained in EMDR
Laguna Beach, CA and Honolulu, HI
Carl Robbins, LCPC
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
Dan Rocker, LCSW, MA
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
Roger Merritt, MACC, LPC, NCC
Licensed Professional Counselor
MA Psych, Registered Clinical Counselor
3914 West 37th Avenue
Vancouver, BC Canada V6N2W5
Lawrence D. Needleman, Ph.D., ABPP (Diplomate)
Academy of Cognitive Therapy (Founding Fellow)
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Director, CBT Training
OSU Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic
1670 Upham Dr., 5th Floor
Columbus, OH 43210
Larry Cohen, LICSW
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.)
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
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.