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Friday, November 13, 2009

Boy With Needle Phobia Using Behavior Therapy Strategy To Help Sister

by Dr. Craig April, Director of The April Center for Anxiety Attack Management - Los Angeles

A young boy with a needle phobia is using a behavior therapy strategy to beat his needle phobia to help his sister.

Check out the article by clicking on the link below:

Kids can be so creative! And Brave! He had a great idea to work with his phobia by using song (The Beatles "Help") and accepting the anxiety. Rather than fighting the anxiety which led to his avoidance of needles, he started to work towards facing it.

He also found the motivation to do it - helping his sister stay alive!

Sometimes to beat anxiety and phobia, you've got to find the will and be extremely motivated. It's not easy facing fear. But it is extremely achievable.

So what is your motivation for facing fear? You don't need a potentially life-threatening experience to give you that kick to face what you fear. You just need some clarity.

So, how much is your anxiety limiting your life?

How about the lack of freedom you experience? How about all that you're missing based on this fear? How about its effect on your relationships and general happiness?

Follow this link to learn more about facing anxiety and phobia with behavior therapy.

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