Anxiety Disorder Symptoms of a phobia Types of phobias. his does not detract from the fact that many people feel that their lives are controlled by their fear.
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Talking about fear is a taboo. This does not detract from the fact that many people feel that their lives are controlled by their fear. However, you can overcome your anxiety disorder under psychotherapeutic guidance. But what exactly is an anxiety disorder or phobia? And how do you learn to deal with such a phobia?
Symptoms of a phobia
Feeling anxiety is not a problem in itself. However, a phobia does arise when you keep avoiding your fear more and more and it has an influence on how you deal with others or how you interpret your day. So a phobia goes far beyond being anxious, because you are going to prevent certain places or contact. But how can you overcome a phobia? On the basis of psychotherapy we will look at your phobia in more detail, to understand how to break your avoidance behavior together.
Types of phobias
The first step in the treatment of a phobia is the intake interview. Our psychologists will find out which specific fear is present. That goes from a fear of spiders, fear of dogs, a phobia for small spaces to a phobia for driving. In addition, you can, for example, contend with panic attacks where you become afraid of your own physical sensations. Think of being afraid of an increased heartbeat, going crazy, fainting or a fear of death. There is fear of fear here. Furthermore, you can suffer from compulsion or obsessive thoughts and experience a lot of fear. In that case, there is a compulsive disorder in which you use coercion to deal with feelings of anxiety. This manifests itself, for example, in repeatedly touching objects to reduce anxiety. Moreover, you may be confronted with a social fear, for example, to be condemned or to make contacts