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Your concerns about the fact that your new psychiatrist is starting you on TCA -- Clomipramine, definitely cannot be undermined , but having said that Clomipramine till date since the time of its discovery and mind it is one of the first anti depressants to be discovered has stood its ground , and mainly because of its amazing efficacy and in social phobias many standard psychiatry textbooks refer it as the first choice drug. So, what you need to do is , give your psychiatrist the benefit of doubt ,and start on his prescription but also ask him to add klonopin at night as that will be a good adjuvant to clomipramine.
Also , i would suggest you to go for psychotherapy ---such as Cognitive Behaviour therapy which has produced some wonderful effects in control of social phobia. Cognitive behaviour therapy is offered by clinical psychologist and psychiatrists alike.
I hope my answer serves your query according to your satisfaction.