For some, it may seem completely reasonable to be deathly afraid of snakes — even of the garden or garter variety. But what if you were terrified of moths, grasshoppers or puppies? Plenty of people are afraid of something but in extreme cases, the fear can become so intense it’s actually a phobia and can transform everyday behavior in a way that could make you laugh if it didn’t actually reduce you to terror or tears. So, what is a phobic person to do? Many desperate adults turn to the Anxiety Treatment Center of Sacramento, run by psychologist Dr. Robin Zasio.

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