A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder, defined by a persistent and excessive fear of an object or situation. The phobia typically results in a rapid onset of fear and is present for more than six months. The affected person goes to great lengths to avoid the situation or object, to a degree greater than the actual danger posed. If the feared object or situation cannot be avoided, the affected person experiences significant distress. Phobias can be extremely debilitating and distressing for the person involved, and sometimes for those around them. In severe cases they can result in fainting and panic attacks.
At LCC we can offer different types of therapy that can help with phobias. These include:-
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