Everyone is afraid of or intensely dislikes something. Some common fears treated are spiders, heights, blood, suffocation, injury, and needles. Specific phobia can take away large sections of your life causing you to avoid people, places and things that could possible indicate the presence of or increase the likelihood of encountering the feared situation or object. When intense emotions related to an object or situation causes intense fear and avoidance that interferes with your life you are suffering from a specific phobia.

Thankfully, specific phobia can usually be treated in a short period of time. Treatment at Thriving Point may enable you to face your fears in an effort to regain the places and things you used to enjoy.