If you have a child with a phobia, you need to remember that their fear is way out of proportion to the object which they are scared of. Phobias are extreme, irrational fears. There’s no point in trying to ‘explain’ a child out of a phobia. Stating reassuring facts certainly won’t do any harm, but it also might not have much bearing on your child’s fear. Your child is reacting to the situation with an extreme fight or flight response and trying to rationally ‘think’ their way out of their response is impossible. … [Read more...] about How Can Hypnotherapy Help My Child Overcome a Phobia?