Jonathan Berent, LCSW, ACSW, has pioneered psychotherapy for social anxiety and selective mutism since 1978. He is the author of Beyond Shyness: How to Conquer Social Anxieties (Simon & Schuster). He has been featured extensively in the media including Oprah, CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, The New York Times, Newsday and much more. Berent offers free diagnostic tools and information about SM on his Web site, www.socialanxiety.com. A free CD with excerpts from families where the problem has been resolved is available.