School Phobia


School Phobia is real, serious and treatable. Experts believe that school phobia is caused by a combination of biological and environmental factors, much like other disorders, such as heart disease and diabetes. But some of this thinking is starting to change as leading edge practitioners learn and use Energy Psychology.

The vast majority of people with an school phobia can be helped with professional care. Success of treatment varies with the individual. Some people may respond to school phobia treatment after a few months, while others may take a year or more. This is also starting to change with Energy Psychology. School phobia treatment times are proving to be significantly shorter at the same time being more effective.

School Phobia Treatment is sometimes complicated by the fact that people very often have more than one phobia, or suffer from depression or substance abuse. This is why treatment must be tailored to the individual.

Although school phobia treatment is individualized, there are several standard approaches that have proven to be effective. Therapists will use one, or a combination of these therapies.


Behavior Therapy - School phobia treatment
The goal of Behavior Therapy is to modify and gain control over unwanted behavior. The individual learns to cope with difficult situations, often through controlled exposure to them. This kind of therapy gives the individual a sense of having control over their life. However, it is not the most effective intervention or therapy. And it can be very uncomfortable at times.

Cognitive Therapy - School phobia treatment
The goal of Cognitive Therapy is to change unproductive or harmful thought patterns. The individual examines his feelings and learns to separate realistic from unrealistic thoughts. As with Behavior Therapy, the individual is actively involved in his own recovery and has a sense of control.

Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT) - School phobia treatment
Many therapists use a combination of Cognitive and Behavior Therapies. This is often referred to as CBT. One of the benefits of these types of therapies is that the patient learns recovery skills that are useful for a lifetime.

Relaxation Techniques - School phobia treatment
Relaxation Techniques help individuals develop the ability to more effectively cope with the stresses that contribute to phobia, as well as with some of the physical symptoms of phobia. The techniques taught include breathing re-training and exercise.

Hypnotherapy – School phobia Treatment

Hypnotherapy helps people reprogram subconscious "programs" that may be part of school phobia. When these programs are "de-bugged" the symptoms of school phobia often are minimized. However, some people don't like the feeling of loss of control in allowing someone else to play with their personal "software". Also, the skill of hypnotherapists seems to vary widely.


Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) – School phobia Treatment

NLP is basically the study and practice of how we create our reality. From the NLP viewpoint, school phobia is the result of programs or "constructs" that we have created that don't work very well. With NLP, these constructs are revealed and "re-programmed" so that the school phobia is minimized and often eliminated. Usually the interventions are quite rapid and effective. They are also sometimes rather complex and can be difficult to use in self-help situations.


Energy Psychology - School phobia treatment

Energy Psychology is emerging as the best of all therapies for phobia and fears because in studies it is shown to be rapid, safe, effective and long-lasting. It is based on a theory and practice that has been around for a couple of thousand years. It has the same foundation or roots as acupuncture, except in this case there are no needles used. You could call it emotional acupuncture - without the needles. Recent scientific studies have shown it to be very effective.

There are a lot of advantages to this method. First, it combines the benefits of all the above school phobia treatment therapies.

  • You quickly and easily change your behaviors.
  • You are active in your own recovery.
  • You are in control.
  • Your thought patterns change, often very quickly.
  • You are able to relax.
  • You develop skills and techniques that are useful for a lifetime in all situations.

Second, it is the most economical therapy. Fewer school phobia treatment sessions are required, and the therapy is proving to be long lasting, usually permanent.

Third, you can get help right away. Often the school phobia treatment therapy can be conducted over the phone, saving time and expense. Also, it is more private. You call from a location convenient, comfortable and private for you.

Fourth, unlike the other above methods, often people can be helped measurably without the aid of a therapist. Often you can treat yourself by learning simple school phobia treatment protocols.

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