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Fear is an emotion that you feel when you believe you’re in a dangerous situation. On the other hand, a phobia is characterized by an irrational fear of a person, activity, animal, or object. Many people experience fears and phobias related to flying on an airplane, heights, snakes, or spiders.

If you’re dealing with either one of these issues and it negatively affects the quality of your life, it’s time to consider fear or phobia therapy. Whether you are located in downtown Washington DC, Anacostia, Ballston, Bluemont, or even Brentwood, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Symptoms of Fears and Phobias

Some of the most common signs and symptoms of fears and phobias include:

  • Sweating
  • Nausea
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Shaking
  • Stomach upset
  • Dizziness

If you experience any of the above signs, you should consider fear or phobia therapy. Read tips about irrational thoughts, fear, and anxiety in this article from licensed therapist Alexandra Lambeth.

It’s Time: Seek Phobia Treatment Today!

Fears and phobias have the potential to alienate you, isolate you, and restrict your ability to interact with others or in certain social situations. But you don’t have to let that happen. Mental Health Match can match you with a professional, licensed therapist who can help you change your feelings about your fear or phobia and move forward with your life. Start by browsing below or using our free therapist matching tool.

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Attain the personal growth and goals which you are seeking by exploring, understanding, and transforming patterns that no longer serve you. We will also gain insight into the way you relate to yourself, others and the world around you.

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I received specialized training in various evidence-based treatment modalities including Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and ADHD assessment and treatment.

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Explore the dynamics of whatever is concerning you and come up with a plan to address them. For some this will include the use of EMDR to target specific challenges related to trauma experiences or present stuck patterns of thinking and feeling.

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I value the power of process, tuning into what one is feeling and understanding why is fundamental to mental wellness. I also bring in practical mindfulness strategies for managing distress.

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We will work toward helping you find meaning, happiness, and contentment in your life. I believe therapy results should not be a mystery; you should experience measurable, noticeable, and meaningful results from our work together.

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My practice is integrative, which means that I am trained in a variety of powerful and proven methods that can help you reach your goals and find new levels of meaningfulness, connection, and contentment.

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develop a personalized plan to help get you unstuck and on track to living the life you want. Therapy with me is based in science, but not impersonal or formulaic. We usually work to improve both current challenges and long-standing issues.


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develop a personalized plan to help get you unstuck and on track to living the life you want. Therapy with me is based in science, but not impersonal or formulaic. We usually work to improve both current challenges and long-standing issues.

Something to know about my approach is:

I combine several approaches that help you understand patterns and themes that might be holding you back, and learn new skills to feel better. I'm not a "sit and nod" therapist; I share my perceptions and ideas with you, and sessions are active.

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I emphasize self-compassion. I focus on challenging unhelpful thoughts, learning to experience and process your emotions in a healthy way, and building meaningful connections. You will also learn concrete skills on how to cope with your emotions.


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I emphasize self-compassion. I focus on challenging unhelpful thoughts, learning to experience and process your emotions in a healthy way, and building meaningful connections. You will also learn concrete skills on how to cope with your emotions.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a variety of approaches that have research supported effectiveness. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) based interventions and therapies that help you learn skills to achieve your goals and feel mentally and emotionally healthier

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