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25 Nov 2004

Arachnophobia Classes
Hi,
Please can you tell me where in South Africa I can get treatment for my severe Arachnophobia? I need to get cured from it as it is getting out of hand.

Thanks.
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Dear Dalene,
No need for special classes --- almost any psychiatrist or psychologist ( maybe even more so psycholoist ) could help you with this, so you could learn to relax deply when ever you need to, and gradually unlearn the fear of spiders that has been troubling you. When I worked in London, we had a lovely psychologist who specialized in this, and after around 4 sessions, her patients were comfortably handling large hairy tarantulas from the zoo. Of course you won't need to do anything of the sort, but my point is --- they could become so greatly lacking in fear of spiders, that they were free to do anything they wanted.
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