How hypnotherapy can be your ticket to tranquil skies

Flying phobias have increased in awareness as trotting around the globe becomes more accessible and phobias are talked about more freely in the media.


A television breakfast show recently highlighted the remarkable effects of hypnotherapy to treat this phobia. The hypnotherapist taught the individual relaxation techniques such as tapping, which helped to reduce the anxiety caused by the fear.

For many individuals, the fear of flying can be a debilitating phobia that hinders travel plans and causes undue stress. However, with advancements in therapeutic techniques, hypnotherapy has emerged as a powerful tool in treating flying phobias.

By harnessing the power of the subconscious mind, hypnotherapy helps individuals reframe their fears and anxieties, enabling them to take flight with confidence and tranquillity. In this article, we will explore the principles of hypnotherapy and delve into how it can effectively alleviate flying phobias, offering a transformative solution to those who wish to soar above the clouds.

Flying phobias, also known as aviophobia, can manifest in various ways, ranging from mild unease to severe panic attacks. The fear may stem from a variety of factors, such as fear of heights, loss of control, past traumatic experiences, or even a habit.

The symptoms can include rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, sweating, trembling, and a pervasive sense of dread. While these reactions are distressing, hypnotherapy offers a ray of hope to those grappling with such phobias.

Hypnotherapy is a therapeutic technique that induces a deeply relaxed state of consciousness, known as hypnosis, to access the subconscious mind. By bypassing the critical conscious mind, hypnotherapy enables the individual to explore their fears and phobias at a subconscious level. During this state, a trained hypnotherapist can guide the individual through relaxation exercises, positive visualisations, and suggestion therapy to reprogram negative thought patterns associated with flying phobias.

Hypnotherapy aims to address the underlying causes of flying phobias. By identifying and resolving deep-seated fears or traumatic experiences, together with habit patterns, hypnotherapy helps individuals reframe their perceptions of flying. The therapy encourages the subconscious mind to create new neural pathways that associate flying with safety, relaxation, and enjoyment rather than fear and anxiety. This shift in mindset can empower individuals to approach air travel with confidence and resilience.

Hypnotherapy equips individuals with valuable tools and techniques to manage anxiety and build confidence when confronted with the prospect of flying. Through relaxation exercises, deep breathing techniques, and visualisation practices, hypnotherapy instils a sense of calm and control during flight situations. Moreover, the therapy cultivates positive self-talk and affirmations, enabling individuals to rewire their subconscious beliefs and replace fear with confidence.

The benefits of hypnotherapy extend beyond the immediate alleviation of flying phobias. By addressing the root causes and reshaping thought patterns, individuals can experience lasting relief and freedom from their fears. As a result, they can embrace travel opportunities, visit loved ones, pursue dream vacations, and expand their personal and professional horizons with newfound ease.

For those grappling with the distressing effects of flying phobias, hypnotherapy offers a beacon of hope. By unlocking the power of the subconscious mind, this therapeutic approach can provide profound and lasting relief from fear and anxiety associated with air travel. Through techniques such as relaxation exercises, visualisation, positive affirmations, and many more individuals can rebuild their confidence and reclaim the joy of flying.

So, if you long to navigate the skies with tranquillity, consider embarking on a transformative journey with hypnotherapy - a path that leads to liberation from the shackles of flying phobias and opens up a world of possibilities.

Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss - Douglas Adams

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Written by Angela Cain, D.M.H, D.Hyp, CPNLP - Clinical Hypnotherapist
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Angela Cain Clinical Hypnotherapist
D.M.H, D.Hyp, CPNLP,

I specialise in stress and anxiety, especially in teenagers and young adults. I use a unique combination of treatments and therapies including E.M.D.R, NLP, Meridian Tapping, and Hypnotherapy. I have a clinic in The Midlands and I am an Associate within a Harley Street practice.

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