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How to get over a fear of crowds?

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Dr. Claude Sassoon
Clinical Psychology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Treat agoraphobia

Consult with a psychologist competent in treating agoraphobia with a cognitive-behavioral approach.
Try and find someone who uses a structured step by step treatment program. You will be trained to master techniques that will help you manage your anxiety and re-establish your sense of control.

In brief: Treat agoraphobia

Consult with a psychologist competent in treating agoraphobia with a cognitive-behavioral approach.
Try and find someone who uses a structured step by step treatment program. You will be trained to master techniques that will help you manage your anxiety and re-establish your sense of control.
Dr. Claude Sassoon
Dr. Claude Sassoon
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Dr. Howard Gurr
Clinical Psychology

In brief: VRT for Phobias

Phobias and anxieties respond well to Virtual Reality Therapy(VRT).
VRT is exposure therapy in a safe environment. The research suggests VRT is 90% effective. Seek out a therapist who uses VRT in your area. You can find providers through www.psious.com, www.limbix.com, or www.virtuallybetter.com.

In brief: VRT for Phobias

Phobias and anxieties respond well to Virtual Reality Therapy(VRT).
VRT is exposure therapy in a safe environment. The research suggests VRT is 90% effective. Seek out a therapist who uses VRT in your area. You can find providers through www.psious.com, www.limbix.com, or www.virtuallybetter.com.
Dr. Howard Gurr
Dr. Howard Gurr
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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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