Blenophobia, The Fear of Needles

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Allan Schwartz, LCSW, Ph.D. was in private practice for more than thirty years. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the states ...Read More

5. It is likely that all of these interact with one another.

For those of you with this or any other type of phobia, help is available. Systematic desensitization, Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy and Behavior Modification are all types of treatments available.


It is best to not delay in getting help with phobias. The reason is that, left untreated, fears can increase and become even more limiting.

Get a referral to a Clinical Psychologist trained in the use of these techniques. Also, there are some hospital outpatient programs that are devoted to the treatment of anxieties.

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