Many people following a road traffic accident whether it is a minor or
major accident cannot get back behind the steering wheel again. This
situation can seriously affect their lives and ability to earn a living.
Through counseling we can and have successfully treated clients that had
tried other forms of therapy without any result
We deal directly with the problem and this allows the client to be in
control at all times, which gives them a greater awareness from the
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
The major thought process behind this therapy is as follows:-
When someone is suffering with a phobia or from depression they go
through a cycle of “shoulds” and “oughts” instead of “wants” and “needs”, so
for example in the case of a driving phobia this will cause them to say
"I ought to try and drive the car today" and 99 times out of 100
they achieve nothing because avoidance is an easier option than
By working with the client using proven techniques we will turn negative thoughts
into positive ones, so that the client will then say "I want or need to
drive today". This type of approach has consistently produced very
For some people just getting behind the steering wheel again can be a
challenge so we always tailor our approach to the client’s pace.
For nervous passengers the process is still based on CBT, but tailored to
aspects about travelling as a passenger.
Usually clients feel much more comfortable and confident within 6 to 10 sessions.