Friday, December 14, 2012

Help for Claustrophobia

Claustrophobia is a very common anxiety of enclosed spaces. The fear is of being trapped and not being able to get out or away. Typically claustrophobia can be associated with :-

  • flying on planes
  • travelling by underground or overground trains
  • using elevators or lifts
  • sitting in the middle of a row of people (eg. theatre, cinema)
  • small bathrooms, toilets
  • walk-in cupboards, store rooms
  • MRI scans for medical assessment

There are other examples of when someone with claustrophobia might avoid a particular situation or if they have to endure it feel anxious and the need to escape.

Hypnosis has been used many times to effectively resolve the issue of claustrophobia and help lift the restrictions on people's lives.

Steven Harold is an experienced hypnotherapist in London who can help you reduce your anxiety.

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