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Shy Bladder Center (SBC) Therapists & Coaches

The following SBC therapists and coaches are well trained in the treatment of 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

Steven Soifer, Ph.D., LCSW-C
Co-Director, Shy Bladder Center
Shy Bladder Center Therapist
Co-Founder and Senior Advisor, International Paruresis Association
Author of “The Secret Social Phobia”
Co-Author of “Shy Bladder Syndrome: Your Step By Step Guide to Overcoming Paruresis”
Denver, CO
443-315-5250
steve@paruresis.org
www.paruresis.org
Click to meet Dr. Steve thru this short video!

Dan Rocker, LCSW, MA

Dan Rocker, LCSW, MA
Co-Director, Shy Bladder Center
Shy Bladder Center Therapist
President, Board of Directors – International Paruresis Association
Former Member, 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.comitsarestroom.com
Click to meet Dan thru this short video!

 
Carl Robbins, LCPC

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

Ruth A. Lippin, LCSW, JD

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
Click to hear Ruth in this brief audio clip!

 
Paul Cosulich

Roger Merritt, MA, LCMHC
Shy Bladder Center Therapist
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Winston-Salem, NC
336-682-6929
shybladder123@gmail.com
Click to meet Roger thru this short video!

 
 
Paul Cosulich

Paul Cosulich
Shy Bladder Center Therapist
MA Psych, Registered Clinical Counselor
3914 West 37th Avenue
Vancouver, BC Canada V6N2W5
604-250-2132
paul@pbrd.net

 
Ruth A. Lippin, LCSW, JD

Andrea Weyant
IPA Women’s Coordinator
Shy Bladder Center Coach
Certified Health Coach, specializing in Paruresis
845-206-6533
andreaweyant@yahoo.com
women@support.paruresis.org

 
 
 
Reid Wilson

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

Scott Beardsley, M.A.

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. Sorry, no out-of-state telemedicine.
Laguna Beach, CA and Honolulu, HI

949-371-3576
SBeards@aol.com

Larry Cohen, LICSW

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

David J. Kosins, Ph.D.

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

John R. Montopoli, LMFT, LPCC

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

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). Many other countries have similar referral organizations. Look for one near you.

INTERNATIONAL PARURESIS ASSOCIATION

P.O. Box 21237
Catonsville, MD 21228

You Are Not Alone.
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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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