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Fears and / or phobias

What it is a phobia?

A phobia is an irrational fear, disproportionate to an object or situation specific (aircraft, injections, enclosed places, heights, spiders, cockroaches, driving ...), not is controlled voluntarily and that causes the person to flee it or, if you have no one to face what he fears, suffers much discomfort and fear.

What symptoms a person with a phobia?

Symptoms usually experiences a person with phobia are:

  • intense fear or anxiety by an object or situation specific and appearing immediately.
  • Thoughts exaggerated, negative and generalized what is feared.
  • Symptoms physical anxiety such as rapid breathing, sweating hands or cold hands, shaking, tunnel vision, palpitations, chest tightness, muscle tension ...

What is the treatment for phobias?

The primary treatment to overcome a phobia in exposure to what is feared, gradually, progressive and controlled. It is sure that what you think will happen to the face the feared stimulus finally is not as unpleasant or terrifying, and that anxiety can decrease if we do not run away from the situation and got to stay in it.

If you suffer from a phobia and want to stop suffering and remedy, contact us so we can help.


Social Anxiety

Panic Disorder


What is agoraphobia?

It consists of feeling anxious on being in places or situations that would be difficult to escape or where should they need help (if a panic attack suffers) would be difficult access to it, or be embarrassing.

What symptoms appear in agoraphobiaz

A person with agoraphobia experience intense fear or anxiety in situations like:

  • Using public transport (boat, plane, train, bus, car).
  • Be in open spaces (car parks, markets, bridges).
  • Be in sites closed (shops, theaters, cinemas).
  • queue or being in the middle of a crowd (concerts) Make.
  • be out solo home.

the situations described above are avoided, requiring accompanied to address them either live with great discomfort, presenting symptoms such as:

  • palpitation, pounding heart, or accelerated heart rate .
  • Sweating.
  • Trembling or shaking.
  • Feeling difficulty breathing or choking.
  • suffocation.
  • pain or chest discomfort.
  • Nausea or abdominal discomfort.
  • Feeling dizzy, unsteadiness, lightheadedness or fainting.
  • Chills or warm feeling.
  • numbness or tingling.
  • Feelings of unreality or separate from oneself.
  • Fear losing control or "going crazy."
  • Fear of dying.
  • fear of falling.
  • Fear of incontinence.

How agoraphobia is?

To lose the fear of such situations the best way to tackle it is going to face them in a very gradually, slowly, at the rate of the patient and always under the supervision and guidance of an experienced therapist.

If you feel this fear, and will generate difficulties in your day, write or call so we can help you out of this situation. we will be willing and happy to do so.

Social Anxiety

What is social phobia?

Social phobia is the fear persistent and disproportionate for being the center of attention in social situations. .? In them the person feels observed, criticized and judged harshly by others

What symptoms suffer social phobia

It suffers fear or anxiety in the following situations:

  • Maintain a conversation.
  • Meet with unknown or authoritative persons (chiefs).
  • Be observed (eating, drinking, writing, walking).
  • to act in front of others (give a talk, exam ...).

The person is afraid in such situations to show symptoms of anxiety and feeling humiliated or embarrassed. And with this, the ultimate fear is to feel rejected.

How is social phobia working?

You have to work the negative thoughts that the person has about herself, vulnerable or lower than feel about others, and what they believe others think of him / her. & nbsp;

in addition to this, the most important is progressively exposed to situations that generate fear for get accustomed to them until they generate anxiety is not so high. All this, of course very gradually and under the advice and supervision of a psychologist. da

If you fear public speaking, you get to shake, you fear of stammering, think much about the image you project to others and what they might think of you, please contact us so we can help you!

Panic Disorder

What is panic disorder?

It consists of having suffered several attacks of unforeseen panic, fear or discomfort intense and increasing very fast.

What symptoms experience during a panic attack

during a panic attack may feel:

  • Palpitations, rhythm of the racing heart.
  • Sweating.
  • Trembling or shaking.
  • Difficulty breathing.
  • suffocation.
  • Pain and tightness in the chest.
  • Nausea.
  • feeling dizzy.
  • Chills or feeling heat.
  • Tingling.
  • Sense of unreality.
  • Fear of losing control.
  • Fear of dying.
What is the treatment for panic disorder?

The treatment involves working the fear that is experienced suffering a panic attack because the physical sensations may lead to an attack on the heart or any other condition that may provoke death. To this must be exposed to unpleasant physical symptoms in order to reduce the discomfort they cause and deal with specific situations that cause fear again experience a panic attack.

If you have suffered panic attacks so repeatedly, we can help! Contact us to be informed of how we can go with you to resolve this situation.

Fears and / or phobias

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