Grey Matters Centre


A phobia is usually when a person has an extreme fear of something causing anxiety and panic that can interfere with a person’s life.
The phobia causes the person to use avoidance behaviours so stay away from their phobia to protect themselves from feelings of: anxiety, panic, fear etc.

Some phobias may include

  • Spiders
  • Snakes
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Insects
  • Water
  • Thunder
  • Heights
  • Agoraphobia
  • Dentists
  • Escalators
  • Blood
  • Medical issues
  • Falling
  • Loud noises
  • Balloons
  • Being sick
  • Thoughts
  • Feelings
  • Emotions

How we can help
We offer an initial assessment which is an hour long, Within this in-depth discussion we will ask you about your presenting issues, your childhood and any other relevant history. We will also be asking you about the phobia, any other areas you want to work on and any goals you may have.

The treatment plan is tailored to each clients individual needs. which may include understanding the root causes of your problems and what is keeping them going. We will work on any triggers you may have and help you with any other areas of your life that are affected by your issues.

We will teach you tools and resources for the future so you can establish a full and lasting, sustainable recovery.
Phobias can indicate trauma in a person’s history which indicates deeper work is needed to address the underlying causes. Being trauma informed means that if this is the case we can get down to the root cause so that you can heal and finally move forward.

Criteria for this service
If you think you have a problem with a phobia and you would like to work to make the changes you want.

Phobias are treatable and recovery is possible.

Telephone 07907613600