I'm Chris Macleod. I've been writing about social skills for over ten years. I was shy, awkward, and lonely until my mid-twenties and created this site to be the kind of guide I wish I'd had at the time.
I'm trained as a counselor. I have a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree, and a B.A. in Psychology.
There's a lot you can do to improve your social skills on your own - I wouldn't have made this site if I thought otherwise. Though I'm also a therapist and can offer in-depth, personalized help. I'm currently working with clients who live in Ontario, Canada: