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Is it normal to have an intense fear of gecko lizards (real ones, not the geico guy)?

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Mahek Shah
General Practice
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In brief: Phobia

No not 'normal' but people have phobias to certain things (spiders, bats, clowns, etc.
).

In brief: Phobia

No not 'normal' but people have phobias to certain things (spiders, bats, clowns, etc.
).
Mahek Shah
Mahek Shah
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: CBT

Seek a cognitive-behavioral therapist who specializes in phobias.
One method they use is systematic desensitization which slowly and incrementally brings the person closer and closer to the thing they are afraid of in slow, graduated steps that help make the anxiety more tolerable.

In brief: CBT

Seek a cognitive-behavioral therapist who specializes in phobias.
One method they use is systematic desensitization which slowly and incrementally brings the person closer and closer to the thing they are afraid of in slow, graduated steps that help make the anxiety more tolerable.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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