Fear of Flying Intensive Group Weekend

Fear of Flying Intensive Group Weekend


Washington, DC

Ages Treated

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.

For more information please call 202-363-1010, x 0 or email dcinfo@rosscenter.com.

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