Phobias

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

Phobia Names

Most people know the technical, scientific name for their phobia. This may give them some comfort: it has a name so they know they are not the first person in the world to have the phobia. But whatever the phobia, someone else has it whether or not it has been given a Greek/Latin name. And .. read more

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