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How do I get over my agrophobia and fear of heights?

How do I get over my agrophobia and fear of heights?

For agoraphobia &: fear of heights, consider Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Psychotherapy, Exposure therapy (imaginal exposure therapy, systematic desensitization, flooding, prolonged exposure therapy, in vivo exposure therapy) or hypnosis as possible options. Psychotropic medications are some times indicated as well. ...Read more

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Fear (Definition)

I would define fear as an insecure feeling, a feeling of impending doom! this is a sort of defense mechanism we developed that help us to survive. Fear helps us from falling "off the cliffs, " as we know the consequences; and help us survive. Children unknowingly, fall off, as ...Read more


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How do I get over my fear of flying?

How do I get over my fear of flying?

Aviophobia: There are three basic treatments for fear of flying severe enough to be classified as an anxiety disorder, systematic densensitization, cognitive therapy and medications. There is a nice overview at http://www.Guidetopsychology.Com/fearfly.Htm. The severity of your phobia will determine which intervention(s)-your family physician should be able to provide a referral to an appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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How do I get over my fear of airplanes?

How do I get over my fear of airplanes?

Conditioning: Go to your local small airport and get an introductory ride in a small airplane with a flight instructor. Tell him of your fear and be ready to be very surprised. You may even become a pilot. I have thousands of hours in the air as a pilot, however I still hate commercial flying. ...Read more

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How can I get over my fear of snakes?

How can I get over my fear of snakes?

CBT : Systematic desensitization is a specific type of behavior therapy that is very helpful to individuals to overcome fears. It involves gradual exposure to the feared stimulus while teaching a person to be able to be able to acclimate to their own feelings of fear. Contact a licensed psychologist trained in cognitive behavioral therapy for this type of treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get over my fear of needles?

How do I get over my fear of needles?

Ind source: If you can remember what causes it then addressing the fear directly with help you get over it. Hypnosis can help. Efr (emotional freedom technique...Can easily find on the web) can also help. Homeopathic argentum nitricum can help before specific situations. Also using oragel on the arm 5 minutes before blood draws helps numb the area and that helps those who don't like pain. ...Read more

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How can I get over my fear of flying?

How can I get over my fear of flying?

Aviophobia: There are three basic treatments for fear of flying severe enough to be classified as an anxiety disorder, systematic densensitization, cognitive therapy and medications. There is a nice overview at http://www.Guidetopsychology.Com/fearfly.Htm. The severity of your phobia will determine which intervention(s)-ur family physician should be able to provide a referral to a the appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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How can I get over my fear of driving?

There are ways: Have you ever obtained a driver's license before? In you don't have problem getting into a car you may start to practice with someone you trust in a quiet neighborhood after rush hour. If you can't even sit on the driver's seat, you would need systematic desensitization first before you can actually drive. ...Read more

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How do I get over a fear of dogs?

How do I get over a fear of dogs?

Therapy, and meds: You need to see your doctor, and try doing therapy with an eye at getting to become comfortable with dogs. You may need anxiety meds too, but just interacting with the dogs may be all it takes. ...Read more

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How do I get over my fear of needles and blood?

How do I get over my fear of needles and blood?

Needle phobia: Cognitive behavioral therapy can be very helpful in overcoming phobias -- including those about needles and blood. A psychologist, psychiatrist, or other therapist who does this work can assess your needs, and recommend a suitable approach to help you. There would be regular sessions and most likely also homework outside of sessions. ...Read more

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How can I get over my fear of drowning?

How can I get over my fear of drowning?

Fear : Imagery works fairly well. Close your eyes & visualize yourself in wheelchair until you start getting tense, and here you open your eyes & reassure yourself you are ok & no wheelchair is around. With drowning fear, same idea, except replace wheelchair with being in water swimming. ...Read more

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How can I get over a fear of heights?

How can I get over a fear of heights?

For fear of heights: consider Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Psychotherapy, Exposure therapy (imaginal exposure therapy, systematic desensitization, flooding, prolonged exposure therapy, in vivo exposure therapy) or hypnosis as possible options. Psychotropic medications are some times indicated as well. ...Read more

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How do I get over my fear of demonic possession?

How do I get over my fear of demonic possession?

Counseling: I suggest counseling to assist with this problem. I do not recommend psychiatric counseling due to the consistent harm which psychiatric interventions cause. I can offer you natural counseling with a focus on your own individual needs. I am available to assist you with your problem via counseling on HealthTap. Please make an appointment or request an inbox consultation if you desire. Be well! ...Read more

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How could i get over my phobia of driving?

How could i get over my phobia of driving?

Manage phobia with: Relaxation training & cognitive behavioral therapy with gradual exposure. Learning to calm your body and your mind is the key. Find a mental health professional who treats anxiety/phobia. If you had a traumatic driving experience, find a professional who also uses eye movement desensitization & reprocessing (emdr). Biofeedback helps learn relaxation (www.Bcia.Org & www.Aapb.Org). ...Read more

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How can I get over fear of flying?

Aviophobia: There are three basic treatments for fear of flying severe enough to be classified as an anxiety disorder, systematic densensitization, cognitive therapy and medications. There is a nice overview at http://www.Guidetopsychology.Com/fearfly.Htm. The severity of your phobia will determine which intervention(s)-ur family physician should be able to provide a referral to a the appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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How do I get over my fear of water due to bullying?

How do I get over my fear of water due to bullying?

Behavioral therapy: This sounds like a simple phobia to be treated by behavioral therapy. But there is a larger question about the bullying and the fear it induced and what the other long term effects might be. In other words, what problems remain after you're no longer afraid of water? Those may require a longer term therapy. ...Read more

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How do I get over fear of sex?

How do I get over fear of sex?

Therapy & Patience: Sex therapy and a caring patient lover would be a great combination. Either would be better than neither. Talk therapy with someone experienced in this issue could also help. You'll contribute honesty and courage for success. I wish you all the best! ...Read more

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What can I do to get over my fear of ships and dying on a ship.

Psychotherapy: Schedule sessions with a psychotherapist that you are comfortable with to get to the root of this fear. Good luck ...Read more

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How do I get over this fear of crowds ?

Therapy: Talk to a therapist; various approaches are very helpful in resolving fear of crowds, including cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt). Might also wanna look into emotional freedom techniques (eft). The latter is a self help technique also known as tapping. Check it out on you tube! let me know how you fare, or if you need further assistance. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Agoraphobia (Definition)

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Fear Of Heights (Definition)

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