ClaustrophobiaHypnotherapy and Hypnobalancing™ in Berlin
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.
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.
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.
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