The fear of flying, also called aviophobia, affects millions of people worldwide, preventing them from enjoying travel opportunities and experiencing the wonders of the world. While this fear can be crippling, the good news is that there is an effective solution: hypnotherapy.

In this blog, we’ll explore how hypnotherapy can tackle the fear of flying.

Understanding the fear of flying

The fear of flying is a complex issue that can stem from various factors, such as a traumatic experience, fear of loss of control, or general anxiety. These fears often trigger physical symptoms like sweating, rapid heart rate, and panic attacks, making the idea of boarding an aircraft terrifying.

How hypnotherapy can help to deal with the fear of flying

1. Identifying root causes: Hypnotherapy delves deep into your subconscious to identify the root causes of your fear of flying. By understanding the triggers and underlying emotions associated with flying anxiety, a hypnotherapist can tailor a treatment plan to address your specific needs.

2. Relaxation techniques: Hypnotherapy teaches relaxation techniques that enable you to remain calm and composed during a flight. By inducing a state of deep relaxation, you can manage anxiety, control your reactions, and experience a more peaceful journey.

3. Replacing negative beliefs: Through hypnosis, a trained hypnotherapist can help you replace negative beliefs and thought patterns related to flying with positive, reassuring ones. This transformation of your mindset can significantly reduce fear and anxiety.

4. Visualisation: Hypnotherapy often involves guided visualisation exercises that allow you to mentally rehearse a flight, experiencing it as a calm and enjoyable event. This helps your mind rewire itself to associate flying with positive emotions instead of fear.

5. Coping strategies: A hypnotherapist can equip you with practical coping strategies to use during a flight. These may include deep breathing exercises, self-hypnosis techniques, or grounding exercises to manage anxiety in real-time.

6. Building confidence: Hypnotherapy sessions focus on boosting your confidence and self-esteem. When you believe in your ability to handle your fear, the fear itself starts to lose its grip on you.

7. Customised approach: Each individual’s fear of flying is unique, and hypnotherapy offers a personalised approach to address your specific triggers and concerns. Your hypnotherapist will tailor the sessions to suit your needs.

The fear of flying need not keep you grounded for life. Hypnotherapy offers a safe, effective, and lasting solution to conquer your fear and regain the freedom to explore the world.

By identifying the root causes, teaching relaxation techniques, and rewiring your mindset, choosing hypnotherapy to reduce your fear of flying and embark on exciting journeys with confidence. Don’t let aviophobia hold you back any longer, take that first step towards a fear-free flying future with the help of hypnotherapy sessions given by Ian Murton Hypnotherapy Clinic. Contact us today to start your journey.

If you wish to find out more information on how we can use hypnotherapy to help you feel calm and in control when flying you can do so by clicking on the following link Hypnotherapy for fear of flying

If you would like to book a consultation with me you can do so by using the following link Initial Consultation. Here I will be able to help you gain an in-depth understanding of why you have created flying anxiety and how my CALM FLY HYPNOTHERAPY package can help you to feel calm and confident when driving.

You may wish to read other blogs in this series including:

How effective is hypnosis to prevent fear of flying

Conquer the Fear of Flying with Hypnosis- Things you must know

Overcome the Fear of Flying through Hypnotherapy