Category Archives: Different Phobias

Neoannophobia, the fear of New Year

Beating PhobiasAs we move into the start of a New Year    many people will be struggling with Neoannophobia which is literally translated as a fear of New Year. It is very easy to dismiss those who suffer from such anxieties but this is real, life impacting...
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Driving phobia

Treatment for driving phobias.As you might expect, a driving phobia is quite literally the fear of driving. While we generally associate this with cars it can involve any type of vehicle from a bike to a lorry. Sometimes it is difficult to understand the fear of...
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What is a fear of lifts called?

Stuck in a liftThe chances are that we all know at least one person who has a fear of lifts (elevators), the person who looks for the stairs in a big building, is miles behind the group and often out of breath. While there is no...
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Coulrophobia, a fear of clowns

Coulrophobia, a fear of clowns A fear of clowns, or to give it the correct name Coulrophobia, is something very much in the news at the moment with newspaper reports of people dressing up as clowns to scare others. To many people this may seem like good...
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