I don’t remember how long ago this was but sometime post-grad I was introduced to and trained in providing exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP). I really like the ‘idea’ of this treatment. Most psychotherapy has an intangible quality. It can be hard to measure its effect. I remember asking a friend of mine who Read More
Back in the early 2000s, before YouTube or TikTok, I designed my own emetophobia treatment plan – exposure therapy – and worked through it with my therapist. I don’t really know how I overcame the fear of vomiting myself, however. The exposure I designed was only for the fear of seeing/hearing someone else vomit. So Read More
Anna and I have a lot of experience treating emetophobia. We know we are not the only ones. We would love to hear from other clinicians (and think it would be a great resource) about unique and effective exposures and/or eliminating safety behaviors. We have a great comment on the home page from Danielle that Read More
Sometimes when working with clients with a rare phobia such as emetophobia, it’s helpful to recommend a book and work through that book with them. Here are three books published by legitimate therapists.
10 helpful tips for people with emetophobia when traveling.
by Anna Christie I’m spending a beautiful, sunny and warm day inside today working on this website. We’ve just gotten over a heat wave in Vancouver that had us all confined to tiny rooms with tiny air conditioners. Since six people live in our house it was a challenge. The grandkids, ages 9 and 6 Read More