Hypnotherapy for Phobias

Most people have an irrational fear or two. Perhaps the thought of needles makes your knees go wobbly, heights may make you feel dizzy, and mice may leave you jumping for the nearest chair. For the most part these fears are minimal, and have no long term effect on day to day living. For some however, the effects of such fears can be devastating, causing tremendous anxiety and preventing the individual from living a happy existence.

If a fear has become irrational and disabling, it has become a phobia. A phobia is an intense fear of something that, in reality, poses little or no actual danger. Common phobias and fears include closed-in places, heights, motorway driving, flying, snakes, needles, the list goes on…

Phobias are irrational and unfounded fears which simply bypass your conscious rational thinking process leading to panic and/or avoidance of the feared thing. They can happen to anyone and have a crippling effect on our freedom to enjoy life to the full. They say nothing about your strength of character, your intelligence or your willpower.

How Hypnotherapy Can Help Overcome Fears

Hypnotherapy can help you get control of your fear and start enjoying your life again. During Hypnotherapy you can learn to overcome your fears by adjusting the way that they affect you and diminishing the fear response. I will teach you how to relax and release tension from your body so that you are able to put yourself in a less anxious state and use this relaxed state for future situations.

Together we can uncover the source of your phobia and help you eradicate those intense feelings of stress and panic which are causing you to limit the way you live your life and develop new ways of confidently responding.

  • You will learn to be calmer and deal with your own fear in a controlled and rational way.
  • You will effectively learn to desensitise those fears and replace them with more natural and rational feelings.
  • You will be able to imagine yourself engaging in situations in a calm and comfortable way, and therefore eliminate or reduce your fears.

If you can see a brighter future without those old fears then please get in touch to book a hypnotherapy session.

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