If you have agoraphobia, it may help you to talk to a therapist. Here's a selection of the verified and qualified therapists on PlusGuidance who can help you identify and work with you to overcome this. Most of them offer consultations.
That a panic attack will make you look stupid in front of others
That you'll go insane
That you'll lose control in public
That you'll blush or tremble in front of people
That a panic attack will kill you
That in the event of a panic attack, you'll be unable to escape or get help at the location you're in
Not leaving the house for long periods of time, avoiding going out
Needing to be with someone you trust whenever you're leaving your comfort zone
Avoiding being far away from home or another comfort zone
Some people with agoraphobia may experience panic attacks if things get too stressful, or their fears of going to places may have sprung from past panic attacks. Panic attacks have symptoms such as:
Rapid or irregular heart beat, hyperventilating (rapid breathing)
Excessive sweating, difficulties swallowing
Feeling sick, diarrhoea
Dizziness, feeling faint
Ringing in ears
Thinking you will die from this
"I had some consultations and then found the therapist I’m now working successfully with. PlusGuidance is giving people opportunities that just haven’t existed before - a new way to approach mental health treatment."
If what we describe above sounds like you, it may be worth talking to a qualified therapist that can help you work your way through this. PlusGuidance is a convenient way to get access to the right therapist for you. The website has a broad list of therapists specialising in agoraphobia and other challenges so you’re bound to find the right one for you.
PlusGuidance also offers you four ways to have sessions with your preferred therapist: Online video, voice calls, messaging or in-person at the therapist's office. All online communications are secure and comply with the highest standards of data protection.
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