National newspapers reported this week that a 32 year dog groomer was whisked away for a romantic holiday by her fiancé to Tunisia. She suffered a panic attack on the flight over and then could not bring herself to take the return flight.
She spent 3 weeks in her hotel room and had to spend £5,000 to travel back home by sea and rail.
Phobias are often based on irrational fears stoked by an over-active imagination but can clearly cause the sufferer a great deal of crippling anxiety and dramatic physical symptoms.
The important thing is not to let the feeling of impending catastrophe get to the point of no return and one of the best forms of early intervention is hypnotherapy.
Using relaxation and breathing techniques, hypnotherapy provides a sympathetic and gentle approach to learning how to fly in the face of fear.
Contact the Birmingham Hypnotherapy Clinic for an informal discussion today 0121 241 8227.