A 12-year-old institution boy, who was stranded in Abu Dhabi for over a year, because he was afraid flying, lastly made his journey the home of the UK on Monday after being dealt with through hypnotherapy.
Joe Thompson, who had actually relocated to the UAE in 2009, was struggling to fly back home as he was gripped with an intense fear that left him grounded.
Despite 4 efforts to fly, the boy’& rsquo; s trip didn & rsquo; t take-off. His family even tried travel through road and sea, however both didn’& rsquo; t materialise due to “& ldquo; visa complications & rdquo;.
Joe’& rsquo; s household had reportedly shelled Dh235,000 in an effort to cure his condition, which he had actually established a year and a half back.
At the end of his seven-and-a-half hour flight, throughout which he had actually gone through hypnotherapy sessions, he landed at the Heathrow airport securely.
He was met again with his mom Pauline and sister Chloe, who had moved back without him.
His household, after investing long times in Al Ain, had actually decided to return to Somerset in July 2012. Joe’& rsquo; s mother and sister took a trip to the UK, while his father stayed behind to assist him.
Over the last three months, Joe went through hypnotherapy through Russell Hemmings, who also traveled with the boy.
Speaking to the British media, the boy claimed he was pleased to be house. “& ldquo; I simply wish to get house and see my canine. I sanctuary’& rsquo; t seen him for two years and I simply desire to offer him a big hug,” & rdquo; he informed them.
The boy had revealed indications of pain in March, when he was going back to Abu Dhabi after a trip to the UK.
According to media reports, the same month he suffered a panic attack while boarding a flight to Sri Lanka. His condition was so bad, that he had to get off the flight.
Speaking with the British media, Hemmings stated, “& ldquo; On board I was able to bring him down, calm him making use of hypnosis strategies. The outcomes were outstanding.
“& ldquo; Just in the most extreme cases of flying anxiety would an accompanied flight be required however Joe’& rsquo; s stress and anxiety and panic was off the scale, this case was really complicated and challenging, but rather I stated it was possible to get him home and I’& rsquo; m thrilled I did it.”