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How VR therapy can help you face your fears

December 1, 2022 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA

Virtual reality therapy can help treat conditions like anxiety, but only with the right supervision. Elizabeth McMahon, PhD, explains the benefits and risks.

A little horror goes a long way

November 17, 2022 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA

Horror films are fun for some and nightmare fuel for others. Phobia expert Kevin Chapman, PhD, weighs in on whether manufactured fear can cause actual harm.

Exposure therapy: How it works and who can benefit

September 30, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Exposure therapy can help someone overcome their fears or phobias in a safe space. Learn more about how it works and if you may benefit from exposure therapy.

Anxiety in children: Signs, symptoms, and treatment

November 11, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

While most children experience some worry and fear, children who experience anxiety disorders can be helped by treatment and coping techniques.

Phobias

September 19, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Phobias can be debilitating and can make it difficult to lead a full life. If you’re struggling with a phobia, a therapist can help.

Social anxiety disorder: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

October 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Different from shyness or social awkwardness, social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia, causes intense fear when socializing with others.

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