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EVENT: Blood-Injection-Injury Phobia

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Today's date is Thursday, August 06, 2020
Blood-Injection-Injury Phobia : Do you or someone you know live in fear of needles or blood? If so, read on... Other events...
Blood-Injection-Injury Phobia is a fear that is triggered by seeing blood or an injury, or by receiving an injection or other invasive medical procedure. People vary in the way they react to situations involving blood or injections. Some individuals may feel disgust, nausea, or dizziness. Some people may even faint.

The Robin Winker Clinic is a clinical psychology unit linked to the School of Psychology at The University of Western Australia. The Clinic will be running a group treatment program for Blood-Injection-Injury Phobia. The treatment is based on evidence from up-to-date research, and was co-developed by Dr Andrew Page, a psychologist and researcher from the School who specialises in anxiety disorders. The program will run for 8 two-hour sessions, plus a follow-up session approximately one month after completion. There will also be an initial assessment session. Through this program, individuals will work in a supportive environment to challenge their fears and learn coping strategies to control anxiety and be less worried when getting an injection, seeing blood, or when visiting the doctor for a medical procedure. Techniques for preventing fainting and for coping with feelings of disgust are also introduced.

What do you do now? If you or someone you know would like to reserve a place in this treatment program, or if you would like more information, please call the Clinic on 6488 2644 or email [email protected]
Location The University of Western Australia, 3rd General Purpose Building, Robin Winkler Clinic, level 1
Contact The Robin Winkler Clinic <[email protected]> : 6488 2644
Start Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:00
End Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:00
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Submitted by Admin Psy <[email protected]>
Last Updated Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:40
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