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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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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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  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Panic Attacks
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  • Sports
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I am very open-minded and flexible as well as very curious. This allows me the interest to explore almost any topic.

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You are looking for empathy and compassion, while enduring your trials. It can be debilitating when you can’t find the right person to connect with. The validation you crave!

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  • LGBTQ+
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  • Loving Someone with Addiction
  • Marriage
  • Mild Depression
  • Military Life Transition
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We will work together to understand your problems and symptoms (and how they interact) followed by implementation of practical and research-driven solutions all couched in a nurturing and collaborative environment.

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I balance kindness and compassion with a focus on helping you to create concrete changes through the use of therapeutic techniques that are evidenced-based which means these methods have been consistently shown effective through research.

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Roberta Ballard
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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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Together, we will:

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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Dr. Tania Alaby-Varma
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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.

Something to know about my approach is:

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.

FOCUS AREAS:
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  • Anxiety
  • Assessments
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  • Obesity
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