Overcoming the Different Dimensions of Public Speaking Anxiety with Dr Clare Roberts - 208

Feb 03, 2022

Dr. Clare Roberts has gone from being a clinical psychologist in the UK, to a YouTuber in Florida. Her YouTube channel, Generation Calm, which she juggles while still being a full-time homeschooling mum, now has 25,000 subscribers and over 2 million views. (At the time of recording in January 2022)

Her channel helps people looking to better manage their mind and live a more powerful life. She posts videos on stress management techniques, anxiety relief and relaxation methods, including guided meditations, which are very popular. 

In part 1 of my interview with Clare, we are talking about public speaking anxiety and how to tackle it. If you have issues with confidence around public speaking then this is well worth a listen to pick up tips, tools and new ideas to stop fear getting in the way of sharing your message. 


What you’ll learn:

  • How Clare shifted from NHS psychologist to YouTube influencer
  • The differences between psychiatrists, psychologists and counselors.
  • Clare’s own experience of public speaking anxiety and how it showed up in her life.
  • The different mental and physical aspects of anxiety.
  • The physical symptoms of public speaking anxiety and how to minimize them. 
  • Using graded exposure to overcome fear and build confidence.
  • Why it’s not about being ‘ready’ to speak, but about being ‘committed’ to starting on the journey. 
  • The role that Dolly Parton played in helping her get started with her speaking. 
  • Techniques to get you into your ‘speaking’ performance state.
  • Why you should give airtime to negative self-talk and how to do it in the right way.

All things Clare:


Susan Jeffers - Feel The Fear and Do it Anyway

The Alter Ego Effect - Todd Herman

The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity - Julia Cameron


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