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Why exposure therapy matters
Exposure therapy is a form of psychotherapy treatment for specific phobias. It involves exposing an individual directly with what they fear. The aim is for the individual to become accustomed to being around their fear and realize it's irrational and there is...
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Feeling fears: Why and how to deal with them
We've all experienced fear at some point in our lives, whether by narrowly avoiding life threatening situations, facing our inhibitions or even attending a horror movie.    Fear is vital to our survival as human beings, it keeps us in...
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CBT techniques to know for a better you
CBT which stands for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a form of psychotherapy that is aimed at helping people deal with their issues head on, through imaginative or exposure techniques. But what are the actual techniques used, how does it work?...
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Fears are more common than you think
People all over the world suffer from fears, phobias and anxieties. Approximately 10% of people in the U.S. have specific phobias, 7.1% experience social phobias, and 0.9% have agoraphobia. These percentages mean that either you or someone you know is...
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