Fear of flying and flying anxiety is a very common struggle for many people. One of my specialties is helping people overcome fear of flying with a comprehensive method I created over a decade ago. In my experience in working with this phobia, I have often found that before people come to me for help, … More Fear of Flying: Why “Knowing” Isn’t Enough
Anxiety is often seen as a collective ball. An all-encompassing state of being that you either have or don’t have. But in reality, there are various forms of anxiety that one could struggle with (and they are not all optimally treated by the same therapeutic approaches as the other).
The recent Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max accident has created a stir for people who already experience flying anxiety. For people who aren’t afraid of flying, an incident like this tends to be just that — an isolated incident amongst millions and millions of safe flights. It is, of course, always disturbing and upsetting to see … More Fear of Flying: Plane Crashes and Reverse Normalization
Fear of flying (or flying anxiety, flying phobia) is a difficult fear for many to kick. It has a way of paralyzing people into long-term avoidance of flying or into crippling levels of anxiety, ranging from panic attacks to complete shut down when faced with flying. Even the mere thought of flying for some can … More The Difficulty of Overcoming Fear of Flying
In my practice, I have been using the comprehensive method I created for helping people overcome fear of flying — the Balanced Flying Method™ — for almost a full decade now. It was originally inspired from my own previous fear of flying, and later developed more fully based on my years of training as a … More Fear of Flying: Solving YOUR Puzzle
Fear of flying is a complicated phobia. One of the most difficult parts of overcoming fear of flying is allowing the possibility of having a different experience of flying. The people I work with in my psychotherapy and coaching practice often start our work struggling with detaching themselves from their previous associations to flying. Inside … More Fear of Flying: Surviving Turbulence
In my fear of flying approach, the Balanced Flying Method, I address the key psychological factors that contribute to this phobia. One of the areas of focus is on the concept of “normalizations”. This refers to the training of our brains (through various exercises created for this process) to understand the fact that flying is … More The Fear of Flying Mindset