Hi! My name is Diane Curtis and I’m an Advanced ADI Grade A (Approved Driving Instructor), who specialises in Vehophobia.

Diane Curtis-Preston
stress and anxiety around driving

What is Vehophobia?

Vehophobia is the fear of driving. Those suffering from this experience crippling driving anxiety whenever they are behind the wheel of a car. It is a very real and prevalent issue many people experience, sometimes after suffering a car accident. This is technically a form of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Read more about Venophobia.

stress and anxiety around driving

What is Vehophobia?

Vehophobia is the fear of driving. Those suffering from this experience crippling driving anxiety whenever they are behind the wheel of a car. It is a very real and prevalent issue many people experience, sometimes after suffering a car accident. This is technically a form of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Driving Anxiety

Who do I work with?

Anyone who can relate to the experiences above. Anyone who is now taking longer routes just to avoid motorways, dual carriageways, open straight roads or even bridges. Anyone who has found themselves cancelling a meeting, saying no to a job, saying you’re ‘double booked’ to a family gathering or a friends’ get-together all because the thought of driving there fills you with dread and fear.

Driving Anxiety

Who do I work with?

Anyone who can relate to the experiences above. Anyone who is now taking longer routes just to avoid motorways, dual carriageways, open straight roads or even bridges. Anyone who has found themselves cancelling a meeting, saying no to a job, saying you’re ‘double booked’ to a family gathering or a friends’ get-together all because the thought of driving there fills you with dread and fear.

The Problem

This is debilitating! It’s inconvenient! It’s exhausting and it’s costing you! It’s affecting your relationships. It’s costing you employment opportunities. It’s costing a fortune in taxi and train fairs. You feel alone and embarrassed.

But there is hope...

panic attack and driving

How can I help?

I can’t get you that dream job or guarantee to help your relationship, but I can give you the coping strategies to quieten the anxious chatter of the mind. I can help improve your confidence and competence while driving. I can give you the tools to help you feel empowered to go WHEREVER and WHENEVER YOU want to.

How can I help?

I can’t get you that dream job or guarantee to help your relationship, but I can give you the coping strategies to quieten the anxious chatter of the mind. I can help improve your confidence and competence while driving. I can give you the tools to help you feel empowered to go WHEREVER and WHENEVER YOU want to.

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