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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Quite possibly: Two approaches which can be beneficial: 1. Cognitive behavioral & 2. Behavior modification. Recommend finding a local therapist who is proficient in o ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
CBT: Seek a cognitive-behavioral therapist who specializes in phobias. One method they use is systematic desensitization which slowly and incrementally bri ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Washburn
20 years experience Family Medicine
Therapy: Therapy and counseling. For specific phobias, exposure therapy can work well. This involves gradually exposing the patient to that which they fear a ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
For fear of heights: consider Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Psychotherapy, Exposure therapy (imaginal exposure therapy, systematic desensitization, floo ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
30 years experience Clinical Psychology
Phobias: Fears, such as a fear of heights (acrophobia), can be helped or "cured" by a procedure called "systematic desensitization." essentially, one learns a ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Phobia: Cognitive behavior therapy helps. Can learn several techniques to alleviate fears such as desensitization, imagery, thought stopping, response prevent ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
For fear of heights: consider Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Psychotherapy, Exposure therapy (imaginal exposure therapy, systematic desensitization, floo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Knox
38 years experience Psychiatry
Fear of heights: Cognitive behavioral therapy works great for this. You learn what self-talk in your head makes it easier, and how to calm your anxiety. Then you appr ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathryn Seifert
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Fearful: Those that have a fear of heights have anxiety or are fearful when they are in high or elevated places. There is a range of severity depending on how ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Acrophobia: It is possible that you could grow out of it -especially if you have experiences with heights that go well. Also consider Cognitive Behavior, Behavi ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly but: An option that is more likely to be effective is cognitive behavioral therapy.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Tripp
15 years experience Psychiatry
Therapy: Finding a therapist who specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy, in particular exposure response prevention therapy can help you overcome your pho ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Gross
73 years experience Anesthesiology
Fear of Heights: Acrophobia is a fear of heights, and there is a difference about a rational survival based fear of heights and a phobia which is defined as an irratio ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
The two conditions: you mention can be linked. After your doc has ruled out any medial conditions, you can see a clinical psychologist who does exposure therapy for help. ... Read More

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