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A man asks how he can overcome a lifelong terror of nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, a phobia that has

08 Sep
A man asks how he can overcome a lifelong terror of nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, a phobia that has controlled his life and limited his ability to travel, sleep and function..
Belleruth, I have suffered from a lifelong terror of nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Although these thankfully rarely happen to me, this fear has control of my life and limits my ability to travel, sleep, etc. I have been working with a counselor for years, but can''t seem to overcome these irrational fears. Your sleep tape has helped me so much, is there a product that can help me deal with these potent fears? Thank you.
George

Yes, George, I think the best possibility for a quick, effective intervention is a DVD by clinical social worker Mary Sise called Thought Field Therapy for Stress Management , where she demonstrates her method of energy tapping/bilateral eye movements (it’s a combination of Thought Field Therapy and Emotional Freedom Technique) that is astonishingly effective at helping people get rid of fears, phobias, and other persistent problems that change so slowly with traditional psychotherapy. With a phobia like this, insight therapy is highly overrated; I’d definitely try Mary’s technique to see if you can’t catch a break with a hard-earned short-cut.

You can work with her guidance, right there on the screen, after watching her demonstrate the technique with several volunteers from her audience (some with even tougher phobias to get rid of than yours, believe it or not!). After watching several demos, you get to practice with Mary with a ‘fill in the blanks’ session. We carry this DVD in our catalog . She''s very good and she knows what she''s doing, and she’s also funny, smart and kind. Good luck.
Belleruth Naparstek

Psychotherapist, author and guided imagery pioneer Belleruth Naparstek is the creator of the popular Health Journeys guided imagery audio series. Her latest book on imagery and posttraumatic stress, Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal (Bantam Dell), won the Spirituality & Health Top 50 Books Award