Cognitive Therapy Approaches to Anxiety

Cognitive Therapy is one of a number of evidence-based treatment strategies I employ

Cognitive Therapy is one of the four strategies I work with, and which has a strong evidence base for helping patients decrease their anxiety. While its origins go back to the ancient Greek philosophers, it’s only since the 1950s that clinical psychology has come into its own (away from merely doing psychometric tests for psychiatrists) and forged new ways to help people be relieved from the burdens of anxiety and depression.


How to understand and manage Claustrophobia

I once flew many years ago with a patient whose main self-assessed complaint was claustrophobia. We flew after a number of office sessions after she had been presented with most of the material and training I share with patients.

At one point during our outbound flight,

What is turbulence?

How to deal with turbulence is a good model for fear of flying in general, and needs to be answered adequately to help reduce anxiety in most fearful flyers… this entry will get a little technical but stay with it! We’ll look at the physiology, psychology, and aerodynamic aspects of turbulence. Strap yourself in,

Flightwise’s Virtual Reality technologies

Psious is an Award-winning Virtual Reality company headquartered in Barcelona, Spain with a new office in San Francisco in a VR incubator project to bring to market the best and brightest developments in Virtual Reality-based therapies

How does it work?

Psious uses the Unity platform to develop “environments” which bear a close resemblance to the many scenarios  patients confront such as aviation,