In this article in Binah Magazine, Ross Center clinical director Dr. Greta Hirsch and psychotherapist Barbra Waldfogel explain how important it is to get proper treatment for your fear of flying. The article describes the extreme lengths people will go to avoid flying, and how successful treatment can truly revolutionize lives. Avoidance only reinforces the fear, and fear of flying is very treatable.
In her years treating phobia patients, Dr. Hirsch has seen the trail of devastation it leaves. “If someone doesn’t get treated, sometimes they’ll miss family weddings, it’ll restrict where they go on vacation, it’ll limit the jobs they take. It can cripple someone’s life.”
Read more: Fear of Flying – Conquering Aerophobia