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A bad fear of being in the sea after nearly drowning at age 5 there anyway I can get over my fear of being on boats and out on open water?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Therapy

Behavioral therapy often works to help people overcome phobias.
See your physician for a referal to a local psychologist or psychiatrist that does cognitive/behavioral therapy for phobias.

In brief: Therapy

Behavioral therapy often works to help people overcome phobias.
See your physician for a referal to a local psychologist or psychiatrist that does cognitive/behavioral therapy for phobias.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Frank Mayo
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
4 doctors agree

In brief: Retraining

Retrain in controlled water. Once your brain adjusts to the water fear should gradually subside.
Sometime hypnosis may be helpful.

In brief: Retraining

Retrain in controlled water. Once your brain adjusts to the water fear should gradually subside.
Sometime hypnosis may be helpful.
Dr. Frank Mayo
Dr. Frank Mayo
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