Psychological Techniques to Overcoming Blushing in Social Situations.

Psychological Treatment

There is now a great deal of research to show that psychological therapy, particularly Cognitive Behaviour Therapy approaches, can be effective in assisting people in overcoming the social anxiety which is often central to the maintenance of facial blushing.

Psychological techniques will vary depending upon the exact nature of your symptoms, triggers, and thinking patterns. However some of the techniques that might be introduced if you consult a psychologist include:

Medical Treatment

Some people opt for medical treatments, such as anxiety reducing medications, in addition to psychological therapy. There can be advantages and disadvantages to this approach. You should consult your local doctor for information about these approaches, and their risks and benefits, if that is something you are wanting to explore.