Exposure: how to do it


Check out some helpful tips!

Include lots of situations

Your list should include lots of situations, some that would be easier to face and some that would be harder.

Group similar fears together

Sometimes if we have lots of different fears, it can help to group similar fears together. For example, you may have a fear of heights and a fear of germs. Make a different list for each fear theme.

Common fears

Common fears include: being around other people, trying new things, talking to unfamiliar people, public speaking, animals, insects, needles, heights, touching things that may be covered in germs, doing things alone, making mistakes, things being out of place, driving, and being in crowded places.