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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 Bowie, the suburbs of Bowie, other nearby places such as Annapolis, Washington DC, or anywhere else in Maryland, 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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Lauren Waikart
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We will dig in to what's keeping you stuck. Do you find yourself getting sucked into your thoughts? Do you do everything in your power to avoid certain feelings? Do these responses ultimately help you or do they prevent you from living how you want?


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We will dig in to what's keeping you stuck. Do you find yourself getting sucked into your thoughts? Do you do everything in your power to avoid certain feelings? Do these responses ultimately help you or do they prevent you from living how you want?

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach comes from a mostly Cognitive-Behavioral model - meaning we examine your internal process: the thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and behaviors that you experience on a moment to moment basis and maybe the ones that you prefer to avoid.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Eating Disorders
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Perfectionism
  • Self-Esteem
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The counseling experience should provide an environment that is supportive, nonjudgemental, safe, and encouraging. I use that space to help clients explore their traumas, fears, apprehensions, anxieties and self-defeating thoughts/behaviors.


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The counseling experience should provide an environment that is supportive, nonjudgemental, safe, and encouraging. I use that space to help clients explore their traumas, fears, apprehensions, anxieties and self-defeating thoughts/behaviors.

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I believe that each individual client has within themselves the power to change, live their ideal intended life, and maintain satisfying relationships. I have been known to challenge my clients to confront their issues head on without fear.

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  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • grief
  • Stress Management
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Adrienne Jeffries
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discuss you as a whole person, but focus on the areas you are most concerned about. We will talk about your history, current life and what you want for the future. We will delve into your symptoms and traumas and work toward your goals.


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discuss you as a whole person, but focus on the areas you are most concerned about. We will talk about your history, current life and what you want for the future. We will delve into your symptoms and traumas and work toward your goals.

Something to know about my approach is:

working with me you will have a relief of negative symptoms, feel like your talking to a friend, and feel understood and cared for. I utilize EMDR and expressive arts, and occasionally CBT,DBT and IFS in my work. I am interactive in the session.

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  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Anger Disorders
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Attachment Issues
  • Attachment Wounds
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  • Codependency
  • Domestic Abuse
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  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Highly Sensitive People
  • Life Satisfaction and Fulfillment
  • Narcissism
  • Narcissist recovery
  • Religious Trauma
  • Spiritual Exploration
  • Therapist for other Therapists
  • Trauma EMDR
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We will look at the life choices that brought you to where you are now and work together to get you to where you want to be. Let me walk along side you, and together we will figure out where to go from here.


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We will look at the life choices that brought you to where you are now and work together to get you to where you want to be. Let me walk along side you, and together we will figure out where to go from here.

Something to know about my approach is:

Looking from the outside, it seems life is going well but something isn’t right. You’re on your own for the 1st time, but have no idea what comes next. You’ve spent the last 18 years raising children and now question your changing role.

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  • Clinical supervisor
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Life Problems
  • Life Transitions
  • Workplace Issues
  • Young Adults
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Sophia Aguirre
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we will co-create a safe, affirming and inclusive space for you to explore, heal and grow. We will work collaboratively to help you deeper understanding of your authentic self & healthier relationship with yourself and others.


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we will co-create a safe, affirming and inclusive space for you to explore, heal and grow. We will work collaboratively to help you deeper understanding of your authentic self & healthier relationship with yourself and others.

Something to know about my approach is:

You deserve a therapeutic relationship in which you feel empowered, truly seen and deeply understood. My culturally-affirming approach is guided by a sense of compassion, genuine curiosity, and social justice values.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Asian and Pacific Islander Issues
  • Assessments
  • Attachment Issues
  • Black and African American Issues
  • Black Male Issues
  • Body Image
  • Codependency
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
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  • Cultural Trauma
  • Depression
  • family members of substance use disorder
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • grief
  • high achieving
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Hispanic and Latino Issues
  • LGBTQ+
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Open Relationships
  • Overachievers
  • Physical Emotional Abuse
  • Racial justice
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Racial Trauma
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Substance Use issues
  • Testing
  • Therapist for other Therapists
  • transgender identity
  • Transgender Issues
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