Do you walk around ladders instead of under them? Does Friday the 13th make you nervous? What about black cats, spiders, snakes or other creepy, crawly creatures? Today on People’s Pharmacy Friday we will find out about phobias and how to tame them. Guests: Cathy Forneris, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, UNC Chapel Hill and Cynthia Jones, M.S., L.P.C., Clilnical Coordinator and Counselor in the Virtual Reality Program at Duke University Medical Center.

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