By John Plester, TFT-ADV, RCT, UK Boot Camp Trainer
For those of us that have never suffered a phobia, it can be hard to appreciate the devastating fear it can create. With a phobia, a person would really feel an extreme amount of anxiety and dread about a certain object, living being, place or scenario.
In their minds, those with a phobia are likely to perceive the object of their phobia as posing inappropriate degrees of danger and respond accordingly. Frequently, the phobic trigger is almost always something quite harmless and ordinary. This is why the response can be so difficult to understand for people without the phobia. Read more