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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

Fear or Phobia?

Phobias are not the same as normal fear responses. It is normal, for example, to experience some fear when on a precipice or in the presence of a snake. But not to be terrified at the thought of a high place or snake. It is the overwhelming terror that distinguishes a phobia. If you have .. read more

On August 28th, 2017, posted in: Phobias by , , ,