Please also take a look at Anxiety, Confidence and Self Esteem.
Feeling a little anxious in new situations around un-familiar people is perfectly fine, and very common.
Social phobia and social anxiety can cause a fear of many different everyday situations; walking down the street, meeting people, standing in a queue, visiting a restaurant, attending meetings, paying at a checkout, writing a cheque, etc. Therefore, social phobia / social anxiety can often be debilitating and disabling for many of its sufferers, affecting both their personal and professional life.
Hypnotherapy is a great away of finding out why this is happening what is the message behind the anxiety. In accessing your subconscious mind this enables you to make the positive changes. You need to make so you are calm, relaxed and in control.