How to Make a Phone Call When You Have Anxiety

Create a Script

Take the guess work out and boost your confidence by knowing exactly what you want to achieve with this phone call. Focus on what you hope to achieve in this phone call. Have all the information you'll need in front of you. 

Create a Script

Write down all the information they'll ask for: -your name -your phone number -what you want from this phone call -the names of who needs an appointment -any insurance information -the days that work best for you

Rehearse

It may feel silly, but practicing saying what you want to say will help you adjust your speech to get the point across correctly.  "Hello, my name is Beth Ann, and I'd like to make an appointment to have my wisdom teeth removed"

Pen and Paper

When you make an appointment you'll want to remember when you scheduled it.  Be sure to have a pen and paper to write down everything you're getting from the phone call.

Add it to Calendar

Now you have your appointment information, put it in a planner, add it to your phone's calendar.

Congratulations!

You sucessfully made a phone call!