Dr Kaan Alton Inner World Psychology

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Dr Kaan Altan - Clinical Psychologist
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Overcoming phobias | Emetophobia

Do you find yourself overwhelmed by fear or anxiety when faced with specific objects, situations, or activities? Do you actively avoid these triggers due to the significant distress they cause you? Does your fear stop you from getting on with day to day life?

Phobias are intense, irrational fears of specific objects, situations, or activities that pose little or no actual danger. Common phobias include fear of heights, fear of spiders, and fear of flying. These fears can significantly impact daily life, causing avoidance behaviours and distress when confronted with the feared object or situation. Overcoming phobias involves exposure therapy, a type of CBT that gradually exposes individuals to the feared stimulus in a controlled and safe environment. Through repeated exposure and learning coping strategies, individuals can reduce their anxiety response and regain a sense of control over their fears. Emetophobia, an intense fear of vomiting or seeing others vomit, can lead to significant anxiety and disruptions in daily life.

CBT techniques can help individuals gradually confront their fears and develop coping mechanisms to reduce anxiety.

If you're ready to overcome your phobia, don't hesitate to ask for assistance at 0208 252 7740 or through the form below.


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