Phobias — extreme fear or irrational reactions — can make you panic or overly stressed when you’re exposed to a particular object, place, or situation. Because most phobias are connected to something specific, the highly skilled team at Thriving Mind Psychology in Midtown Manhattan and Soho can help you get to the root of your phobia and learn to cope. Get started on your innovative phobia treatment plan by booking an appointment online or calling the offices directly.
Having a phobia means that you have a deep fear or dread and may respond entirely irrationally. It’s common to panic when you’re exposed to the feared place, object, or situation. While you can certainly have any kind of phobia, some of the most well-known phobias include:
Phobias can be debilitating and make you become withdrawn, so it’s important to understand the symptoms and seek mental health attention if you struggle with a phobia.
The top-rated therapists and psychologists at Thriving Mind Psychology encourage you to come in for a phobia evaluation if you experience any of the following symptoms when exposed to your phobia:
These types of symptoms can affect your work, make you avoid enjoyable activities and hobbies, and even negatively affect your family and home life. Thriving Mind Psychology can help you, no matter how minor or complex your phobia issues are.
Thriving Mind Psychology specializes in innovative phobia treatments that are known to be effective. The practice’s practitioners create custom virtual reality exposure therapy videos that are entirely tailored to you.
This state-of-the-art phobia treatment involves using videos made in-house to simulate highly realistic situations in a controlled setting. Your provider carefully tracks your physiological factors, including heart rate, to gradually desensitize you to the feared place, object, or situation.
Treating phobias can also include:
Thriving Mind Psychology specializes in helping men and women recover from the most complex and debilitating types of phobias. You can feel confident that you’re in entirely capable hands.
Book your phobia evaluation at Thriving Mind Psychology by clicking the online scheduler. You can also call the clinic to speak with a team member.