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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 Gaithersburg, the suburbs of Gaithersburg, other nearby places such as Leesburg, Frederick, 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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