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The Science of Phobias

There are two parts to your mind – one that thinks, and one that feels. The thinking part is the conscious, rational mind that you are using now as you read this. The feeling part is the unconscious, emotional mind. It takes care of automatic tasks like regulating the heart, controlling pain and managing our .. read more

Types of Phobia

Types of Phobia

Our clients bring with them some very interesting examples of phobias. These phobias fall into two types: 1  Specific or simple phobias These are phobias linked to a specific object or situation. Examples are spiders, snakes, bees, worms, frogs, birds, dogs, cats, hedgehogs, goldfish, sharks, vomiting, driving, flying, clowns, balloons, thunder, needles, blood, dentists, beards, buttons, velvet, .. read more

What driving fear sticks to

Driving phobias start for very similar reasons (usually raised background stress levels leading to panic) but because the initial set-up event will happen in different situations for different people, driving phobia becomes linked to different things for different people. So driving phobias can attach to: Driving on wide open roads like multi-lane highways (most common) Major or .. read more

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