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Phobias & Fears

Phobias & Fears

Overcome your fears and phobias with hypnotherapy.

A Phobia is an anxiety disorder that causes intense and irrational fear, at its worse a phobia can cause panic attacks and may severely affect a persons quality of life.

Phobias can be split into two main groups:

Simple or Specific Phobias

These commonly relate to a specific animal or situation, eg flying, dentists, spiders and don’t usually affect a person on a daily basis, their life isn’t ruled by the phobia.

A specific phobia can usually be helped with 3-4 sessions of hypnotherapy.

Complex or Non-Specific Phobias

A complex phobia causes continual fear and anxiety which affects a person on a daily basis, often severely restricting their life.

Two common examples are Emetophobia (fear of vomiting) where the person can avoid eating out or becoming pregnant or avoiding a child who has been ill with a stomach bug and Social Phobia, a fear of social situations such as public speaking, weddings, or even dinner parties with friends.

A person with a complex phobia will often have high levels of anxiety that need to be addressed first. Hypnotherapy to help a complex phobia will therefore take longer, but the results can be very rewarding and often life changing.

How Can Hypnotherapy Help?

Firstly I explain how we create anxiety and irrational responses and how the brain can learn to gain control over your reactions and create new calm, positive responses and habits which in turn helps you to overcome phobias and fears. I help you to relax and bring your levels of anxiety down which enables a more rational controlled response to situations.

The mind can be trained to see things in a different way and to accept situations as normal that would previously have been viewed as threatening.

Take the first step today to be free of your phobia.