Phobias are excessive fears about places, objects, feelings, animals, or creatures that cause significant distress. Social phobias or phobias that impact you from leaving home (agoraphobia), cause significant challenges in a person’s life and may impact them from reaching their potential. This can lead to significant self-esteem challenges (especially if long-standing) and depression.


  • Fear of losing control
  • Increased heart rate
  • Excessive sweating
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Trembling extremities
  • Feeling like you are choking
  • Ear ringing
  • a choking sensation
  • Dizziness
  • Feeling of dread or impending sense of doom
  • Dissociation (having out of body experience)

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