Controlling Phobias

All of us have unreasonable and unpleasant phobias or fears that we consciously realise are self limiting and stop us from fulfilling our full potential. Phobias that instil fear to a degree that impairs our functions and limits our abilities to achieve goals is not reasonable and is harmful and self defeating. Living with a phobia can be embarrassing and make us feel weak and dis-empowered.

Some people enjoy public speaking and others collapse at the thought of it. Some people are terrified by spiders, birds or many other seemingly ridiculous things or situations. Hypnotherapy allows direct access to the subconscious and allows these learned behavioural responses to be modified.

What we fear and how we fear are based on our past experiences as we grew up. These experiences have formed the unconscious belief structures that underpin our conscious actions. Hypnotherapy is a long term and extremely effective way to treat phobias and has a proven clinical track record of success.

Hypnotherapy is an effective, safe and simple process to modify the negative self limiting subconscious beliefs that dis-empower us and replace them with positive, self-empowering beliefs. Beliefs that will allow us to bring balance to unbalanced fear.

Below is a, by no means complete, list of the phobias that are treatable by hypnotherapy.

Acousticophobia – fear of noise – (a branch of phonophobia)
Acrophobia – fear of heights
Agoraphobia – fear of helplessness and of leaving safe places
Aichmophobia – fear of sharp or pointed objects (such as a needle or knife)
Ailurophobia – fear of cats
Algophobia – fear of pain
Anthropophobia – fear of people or the company of people, (a form of social phobia)
Aquaphobia – fear of water
Arachnophobia – fear of spiders
Astraphobia – fear of thunder and lightning
Atychiphobia or kakorrhaphiophobia – fear of failure
Automatonophobia – fear of anything that falsely represents a sentient being
Autophobia – fear of isolation
Aviophobia or aviatophobia – fear of flying
Cyberphobia – fear of or aversion to computers and of learning new technologies
Cynophobia – fear/dislike of dogs
Decidophobia – fear of making decisions
Dentophobia, odontophobia – fear of dentists and dental procedures
Enochlophobia – fear of crowds
Glossophobia – fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak
Gynophobia – fear of women
Haphephobia – fear of being touched
Nosocomephobia – fear of hospitals
Nyctophobia or achluophobia or lygophobia or scotophobia – fear of darkness
Ornithophobia – fear/dislike of birds
Pharmacophobia – fear of medications
Phonophobia – fear of loud sounds or voices
Sociophobia – fear of people or social situations
enophobia – fear of strangers, foreigners, or aliens

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