Adults (Ages 18 and Up)
April 6 - 8, 2019
Do you avoid travel because of an excessive fear of flying? You don’t need to suffer or change your plans any longer.
In this group, you will:
- Identify your personal motivation and goals for flying
- Learn about your anxiety and how it affects you in flight
- Learn tools and skill to manage flying anxiety and…actually FLY!
This intensive weekend Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) group will teach you concrete tools for overcoming flying anxiety in a supportive, non-threatening environment.
You will learn to:
- Challenge and reframe negative automatic thoughts
- Distinguish between real danger and misleading fear
- Use mindfulness and acceptance strategies to address anxiety
- Take on the challenge of an actual flight!
Friday, April 6th, 4-6 pm: Introductory session
Saturday, April 7, 10am – 5pm (with a one hour lunch-break): Learn the CBT skills needed to help overcome fear of flying.
Sunday, April 8th, 9am – 5pm: Group Flight. Armed with these new skills, the group will embark on a round trip flight on a commercial airline to a regional city. Dr. Hoganbruen will accompany the group and conduct a debriefing session following the flight.
An initial evaluation with a Ross Center clinician will be required to ensure that this program is a good fit for you.
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