Phobia Therapy

A phobia is an irrational or extreme fear of a particular thing or situation that most people don't mind. It's more extreme than a regular fear of something, as it restricts or affects your life negatively.

With a phobic disorder, you'll go to great lengths to avoid that thing or situation. You might even plan your day or whereabouts to avoid it. Phobias are treatable, so reaching out for help can change this.

Find a therapist who can help you with phobias

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If you think you have a phobia, it may help you to talk to a therapist. There are so many types of phobias so even if yours is unusual, asking a professional for advice can make things clearer for you. 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.


SOCIAL PHOBIA (complex phobia)

Fear of social interactions

AGORAPHOBIA (complex phobia)

Fear of open, public spaces

EMETOPHOBIA (specific phobia)

Fear of vomiting

ERYTHROPHOBIA (specific phobia)

Fear of blushing

DRIVING PHOBIA (specific phobia)

Fear of driving

HYPOCHONDRIA (specific phobia)

Fear of getting ill

AEROPHOBIA (specific phobia)

Fear of flying

ARACHNOPHOBIA (specific phobia)

Fear of spiders

ZOOPHOBIA (specific phobia)

Fear of animals

CLAUSTROPHOBIA (specific phobia)

Fear of confined spaces


Panic attacks, whether you're exposed to specific fear or not

Fear of losing control

Fear of dying or of fainting

Feelings of dread



Sweating, hot flushes, chills

Rapid heartbeat, pain or tightness in chest

Shortness of breath, difficulties breathing, choking sensation, dry mouth

Headaches, dizziness, nausea, feeling faint


Ringing in ears

"Butterflies" sensation in the stomach

Tingling sensation, numbness

Disorientation, confusion, needing the toilet

"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."

- Rohan

Why Use PlusGuidance

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 phobias 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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