Shy Bladder Center (SBC)

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SBC – Shy Bladder Center 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

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”

— Hyde Park, NY  443-315-5250
Click to meet Dr. Steve thru this short video!

Dan Rocker

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 |
Click to meet Dan thru this short video!

Carl Robbins

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

Larry Cohen

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

National Social Anxiety Center
(Clinics around the U.S.)

— 4808 43rd Place NW
Washington, DC 20016

Ruth A. Lippin

Shy Bladder Center Therapist

— 285 West End Avenue
Suite Y3R1
New York, NY 10023
Click to hear Ruth in this brief audio clip!

Roger Merritt

Shy Bladder Center Therapist

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor

—  NC
Click to meet Roger thru this short video!

Paul Cosulich

Shy Bladder Center Therapist

MA Psych, Registered Clinical Counselor

— 3914 West 37th Avenue
Vancouver, BC Canada V6N2W5

Romney Noonan

Shy Bladder Center Therapist
Clinical Psychologist

— 5/45 Station Road, Margaret River
Western Australia, 6285
(+61) 0407-985-671

Andrea Weyant

IPA Women’s Coordinator
Shy Bladder Center Coach

Certified Health Coach, specializing in Paruresis


David J. Kosins

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

Reid Wilson

Shy Bladder Center Therapist

Anxiety Disorders Treatment Center

— 421 Bennett Orchard Trail
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

John R. Montopoli

Shy Bladder Center Therapist

Licensed Professional Counselor

— 1801 Bush Street, Suite #206
San Francisco, CA 94109

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.