Phobias self-help

A phobia is where you have developed an extreme or irrational fear of an object or situation, such as animals or heights. When faced with the feared situation, you can develop symptoms such as, panic and anxiety, avoidance, difficulty concentrating and intrusive thoughts and images.

Our experienced clinicians have prepared the resources below - to help you work towards a better you for a brighter tomorrow.

If you have a G.P in South Glasgow why not book onto our 'Phobias' virtual course? These groups offer you: a warm welcome; space to listen and learn; a chance to connect with others and the opportunity to share experiences. 

sELF-hELP workbook

Panic is a common symptom of phobias. You can use this Self-Help booklet to work through what panic is, how it affects you, and what you can do to help yourself.



Listen to our information guide on phobias and how it can affect your thoughts, feelings and behaviour.




info sheet

Read our information guide on phobias and how it can affect your thoughts, feelings and behaviour.



Provided by the NHS MoodZone offers information on stress, anxiety and depression through: tips and advice to boost mental health, self-help treatments, audio guides and a mood self-assessment questionnaire that helps to pin point the available resources best for you.

Useful Links


Your mental health influences how you think, feel, and behave in daily life. Research shows that learning new skills can also improve your mental wellbeing. See for yourself, use the following resources to learn more about your mental health, it could be the best decision you've ever made. 

Heads Up was developed by colleagues in mental health and includes information about services across NHSGGC. It also provides information about common mental health conditions, what the experience may feel like and about ways to cope.

A range of content designed to give you more information about mental health and to help you to look after your mental health. They have podcasts, videos, inspiring stories and information about getting help if you're struggling.