Information about Emetophobia (Specific Phobia of Vomiting). Interviews with emetophobics and therapists who treat it. Hosted by Anna Christie, psychotherapist, author and emetophobia specialist. Anna has a history of severe emetophobia and has been anxiety-free for nearly 20 years. TRIGGER WARNING: You may hear the term "vomit" on this podcast, no other trigger words and no graphic stories or details.
Episode 25: I hid in a closet, plugging my ears. I was 3. Now I lead a full life.
My guest talks about her experience as a child hiding in a closet and how that affected her growing up, being married and having her own children. I mention a new book by Ken Goodman, emetophobia therapist, "The Emetophobia Manual" available here on...
Episode 24: Therapists and Emetophobes: Don't be afraid of Exposure. Here's Why.
Monologue for both emetophobes and therapists about the importance of ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention), and a brief explanation of how it's done, so that folks don't need to fear it. There are NO trigger warnings for today's episode.Intro Music:...
Episode 23: I'm a terrible mother. Are you, though? We don't think so!
Anna and Katie talk about how badly they behaved when their grown children were sick as kids, and why they believe they turned out fine without any phobias. Host: Anna Christie, Psychotherapist and Emetophobia Specialist Anna Interviews: Katie Valencia...
Episode 22: The No-podcast Podcast (for comic relief)!
Anna tells the amusing story of how this week's podcast went so terribly wrong, and (speaking of EMPs) how her mother got hit by lightning 5 times.
Episode 21 How I flew to Asia and took a cruise with emetophobia.
And yes, there was a norovirus outbreak on the cruise ship! But I wouldn't have missed it for the world...Host: Anna Christie, Psychotherapist and Emetophobia Specialist Anna Interviews: Nicole Lamanes of Arizona Trigger Warnings: The words "vomit"...
Episode 20: "ThroughTheWave" Panic Attack Kit!
Isla from Scotland has developed a helpful box of goodies to ease your panic attacks. She sells the kit on her Etsy page "Through the Wave". (On the podcast I accidentally added an "s")Host: Anna Christie, Psychotherapist and Emetophobia Specialist Anna...