Claustrophobia

Hypnotherapy and Hypnobalancing™ in Berlin
Psychotherapy in Berlin - Specialization: Fears and Anxiety Disorders

Claustrophobia

 

Claustrophobia is usually defined as the irrational fear of confined spaces. It can be rational to fear being trapped when circumstances carry a genuine threat. However, in claustrophobia, people experience fear even when there is no obvious or realistic danger in a particular situation.

People who experience claustrophobia generally go out of their way to avoid a long list of confined spaces, including lifts, tunnels, tube trains, revolving doors, public toilets, MRI scanners, and even don’t like to wear crash helmets. Unfortunately, avoidance may reinforce the fear.

Claustrophobia may arise from a one-off trauma at any age, developed when the person was a child (for example growing up with one or more claustrophobic parents) or emerge as someone gets older. A tenth of the population may experience claustrophobia during their lifetime.

Whether you’re afraid of elevators, rides, MRI chambers, airplanes, or other small areas, you can overcome this fear. Instead of living with heart palpitations, sweaty palms, feeling like you can barely breathe, or feeling like screaming and clawing your way out of a situation, you can change your thought processes so that these situations no longer frighten you.

 

 

 

Help

 

Hypnotherapy with Hypnobalancing can greatly assist you. Many of my patients are able to get through treatment and then take on new hobbies and go on new adventures they would never have even dreamt of before their claustrophobia hypnosis.

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Let's get into a conversation. If you are interested, for questions and appointments you can reach me by e-mail (mail@berlin-hypnosis.com), phone 030/86421369 and mobile phone 01577/7045356. By phone, you reach me best from Monday to Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. During the sessions, there is an answering machine. Leave a message and your telephone number and I'll call you.

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Before contacting me, please read the detailed information on fees, booking, contraindications of hypnotherapy, and the answers to other common questions (FAQ). I would be happy to discuss your specific needs with you in a free preliminary telephone consultation.

These pages are intended to provide information to those interested in psychotherapy with hypnotherapy. They are neither intended to replace psychotherapy nor a personal consultation, examination, or diagnosis by a licensed physician. I am not a medical doctor. I am specialized to help people with fears and anxiety disorders. The profession of a hypnotherapist (official permission to practice psychotherapy according to the HPG) is fundamentally different from the practice of a medical doctor. Medical diagnoses are not made, nor are promises of healing made or medications prescribed. A medical or psychiatric intervention, if necessary, is not to be replaced by hypnotherapeutic treatment under any circumstances.

If you have questions about psychotherapy with hypnosis, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am happy to inform you.

Articles

 

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Is anxiety only in your mind?

Friends, colleagues, relatives usually have good intentions with people who suffer from anxiety. But the attempt to help rarely succeeds. We often hear that fear is purely a matter of the head. And if it is only a thought, it can’t be that bad, can it?

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Do you know my kind of fear?

Do you know my kind of fear?

Sometimes I get telephone calls or emails with the question if I have heard about this specific type of fear before. Most of the time I can say „Yes!“ and other times I am surprised. Truth is that the list of fears and phobias is endless.

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Published: March 12, 2007
Author: Karsten Noack
Revision: January 1, 2021
Translation: August 23, 2019
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