How to Overcome Fear of Driving After Car Accident?
“I was in a severe car accident years ago. I thankfully was able to recover from my injuries, but I do remember my hesitation with entering my parents’ car after leaving the hospital. For one brief moment, I was afraid to ride in a car again. I still had glass in my face that had not healed and seeing the car windshield made me panic. Then I envisioned a life having to walk everywhere. I saw myself living a lonely life. I could not visit my friends, or travel, and was confined to only having a job within walking distance. At that point, I opened the car door and got in. Fortunately, a life of confinement scared me more than the prospect of getting into another car accident. I had conquered my fear. Unfortunately, not everyone is as capable of doing this as me.” A patient said to me once at my clinic