Treating Phobias With Positive Psychology: 15 Approaches

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Phobophobia is a fear of phobias.
That is just one in our list of 107 phobias. Clearly a person suffering from phobophobia has a lot to be fearful of.
But what if there was a mindful way to treat irrational fears that used personal strengths, goal setting, and gratitude? What if positive psychology could provide effective strategies for treating these debilitating fears? Can it be done?
That is what we will investigate in this article: we look at the science behind the fear response, and how to manage it. We have taken a fresh look at the research to bring you the latest findings and information to help you address phobias. And as ever, we bring a positive psychology twist.
Before you continue, we thought you might like to download our three Positive Psychology Exercises for free. These science-based exercises will explore fundamental aspects of positive psychology including strengths, values, and self-compassion, and will give you the tools to enhance the wellbeing of your clients, students, or employees.

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