What are Phobias
It is perfectly normal for all human beings to experience anxiety and phobias at various times in their life. A certain amount of anxiety and phobias is healthy and performs a valuable function; enabling us to develop life skills and learn how to stay safe, grow and build resilience in life. How we manage and ‘grow’ from anxiety is dependent upon our ability to ‘recover’ from what we perceive as a threat, challenge, loss, crisis, change or fear in our life. Our ability to manage and cope with anxious situations is developed and ‘hot-wired’ in the central nervous system, and is influenced by our early childhood experience and development.
How we manage anxiety and phobias is predominantly modeled (and learnt) through our primary care givers (most commonly our parents). If anxiety is not managed in a ‘good enough’ way or coping with anxiety is experienced in a harmful or damaging way, it leaves us entering the world with a distorted version of life and we are left with inadequate emotional and life skills which are needed to be able to overcome life’s problems. If we do not learn healthy life skills and learn how to ‘be comfortable with’ and manage anxiety in a healthy way, then eventually the anxiety compromises our immune system’s ability to function, leaving us vulnerable to illness and exhaustion. As we encounter more anxiety we may experience bouts of depression, anger, and panic.
Modern-day stress and anxiety are reflective of the modern world we live in and often are related to us not feeling ‘good enough’ or not feeling successful, feeling ‘a failure’, always feeling unsatisfied, unable to maintain relationships. We strive for perfection and the anxiety ‘merry go round’ continues. Due to the uncomfortable feelings associated with high levels of anxiety, we develop our own strategies and behaviour patterns to deal with (deny or numb out) these feelings, for example; self-medicating to dull emotional pain, drinking alcohol to relax or shut out feeling anxiety, working excessively to distract from the pressures and anxieties of life, over or under eating for comfort or to fill the frightening feeling of anxiety.
All these maladaptive behaviors are efforts to feel in control or discard uncomfortable feelings. Anxiety related illness kill more people on the planet than any other condition. It is linked to cancer, heart disease, depression and addiction. Anxiety can also result in high suicide rates – especially among men.
HOW WE TREAT PHOBIAS
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Our biochemical imbalances can be affected by diet and stressful life events, but it often goes back to genetics and epigenetics. We do specific biochemical laboratory testing to determine an individual’s biochemical imbalance. Combining the results of the lab tests with anamnestic informations and clinical tests we prescribe an individualized and compounded vitamin, mineral, nutrient protocol to help our patients recover from various disease states.more info
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Our therapists will work with you using several proven trauma treatment techniques on your healing of trauma and other stress disorders.more info
Our medical experts combine the best from general and alternative medicine to support you individually; provide myoreflex therapy, osteopathy, lymphatic drainage and the latest technology based therapies such as biofeedback, neurofeedback, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), heart rate variability and sleep pattern measurement will enable you to address problem areas and build a healthier lifestyle.more info
Our program consists of treating only one client at a time individually designed to help you with all problematic aspects of your life. A private counselor will company you 24/7 during your stay which makes the treatment very efficient. All individual treatment sessions such as CBT, schema therapy, systemic therapy, mindfulness based stress reduction and more will be held at your private residence.more info
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