15 October 2009, 16:58
Rick has been working as a therapist in private practice since 1994. He has worked in the prison service helping prisoners deal with anger issues, self harm, drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Rick has also contributed to many mental health organisations including MIND.
Rick has successfully treated a wide range of phobias and has helped many people overcome anger, anxiety and depression.
In the Make Me Happier episode about fears and phobias, Rick uses exposure therapy to treat Andrea’s phobia of birds. Andrea not only overcomes her fears after Rick’s treatment but she even starts planning to keep chickens at home and run a small farm.
For more information about Rick Maczka visit his website here. You can also watch Rick's top tips to overcome a phobia and his step by step online session teaching you a relaxation technique to relieve stress.
Last updated: 07 December 2009, 11:25