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Phobias & Fears

A phobia is an intense fear or reaction to certain objects or situations. They can lead to distress and inconvenience in daily life and  avoidance of places or situations.

This fear response is meant to protect us and keep us safe. However a lot of phobias are caused by things that are unlikely to pose a threat to us. An overactive fear response to these situations can be harmful to our emotional, social  and  physical well-being

Common categories of phobias include

Fear of animals ( spiders, dogs, insects) 
Fear of the environment (heights, darkness, thunder) 
Fears of situations & objects ( flying, driving, elevators) 
 
Other fears include: 
Social situations
Rejection
Meeting new people
Public speaking
Being disliked
Failure
Not being perfect

Hypnotherapy and behaviour therapy can help you overcome the fears and develop:
 
A plan to overcome the fears
Increased self awareness
Improved coping skills
Improved self-control and confidence
 
During the sessions we will
 
Understand the origin of your fear or phobia
Create helpful coping skills to use when facing your fear
Create a “fear hierarchy” break down your fear into small parts
Create a plan for you face your fear in real life, at your pace
Use hypnosis to mentally rehearse exposure to the fear 
Develop your self control and confidence