What is ZeroPhobia?
ZeroPhobia helps you conquer your fear of heights. Developed by a team of leading psychologists and therapists, ZeroPhobia offers a complete, evidence-based treatment program. All you need is some time, your smartphone and a basic virtual reality viewer (e.g., Google Cardboard). Our mission is to make evidence-based treatment simple, accessible and affordable.
What you will get
ZeroPhobia is a complete self-help program for specific phobia. A virtual therapist guides you through every step of the way. Six engaging modules provide you with information about the nature of your fear, how to deal with it, setting goals, getting through difficult moments, tackling negative thoughts and practicing with challenging situations. You will practice in a way that is challenging yet completely safe in a gamified virtual reality environment.
ZeroPhobia is meant for anyone who suffers from fear of heights and wants to do something about it. For many people getting regular treatment is difficult due to the high costs of regular therapy or time constraints. ZeroPhobia allows you to get rid of your fear in your own time, without having to leave your house and at a fraction of the cost of regular treatment.
Research and scientific background
ZeroPhobia is based on exposure and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), also known as exposure therapy, which has shown to be very effective in treating phobias like fear of heights. The effectiveness of ZeroPhobia was recently tested by a team of researchers led by Dr. Tara Donker from VU University. 193 people suffering from fear of heights participated in this randomized controlled trial. The results of the trial show that ZeroPhobia is very effective in reducing fear of heights. Check out our website (www.zerophobia.app) for more information about this research.
What users say about ZeroPhobia
“I have suffered from extreme fear of heights my entire life. ZeroPhobia has helped me a lot.”
“I have overcome my fear of heights completely and can finally enjoy situations that used to terrify me.”
“Thanks to ZeroPhobia I have been able to stand on a glass platform during my holidays.”
“Thank you for this opportunity and enrichment of my life!”
“It really works. Now I do not have to count the numbers of flights anymore when I am on the stairs.”
“My experiences with ZeroPhobia are very positive. I have much more control over my fear of heights.”