Hypnotherapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Norwich.
Norwich based Obsessive Compulsive Disorder hypnotherapy.
Hypnotherapy can help with symptoms of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by releasing old emotions and anxieties that lead to the symptoms. The condition, commonly referred to as OCD, is a form of anxiety disorder. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder has two main components; obsessions and compulsions.
Obsessive thoughts and intrusive thoughts can trigger a series of thoughts, images or urges that lead to intense anxiety. This may begin through a scary mental image, negative self-talk, and beliefs about what may or may not happen. After that, compulsions are actions or behaviours that a completed in a ritual type way that the individual uses to reduce or diminish the intense feelings of anxiety. However, often this only provides temporary relief and then the cycle starts again. There are a hug number of different compulsive actions such as cleaning for fear of contamination.
How Can I Help?
People with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can often struggle with symptoms over the long term. Similarly sometimes people with OCD are brought along to sessions by a family member or friend.
Hypnotherapy for OCD can improve your state of mind and your mental health by providing an environment where you can enter a deeply relaxed state. Above that, hypnosis sessions are an enjoyable way to release old emotions or traumas and help you to leave old painful memories behind. Most people notice an improvement in symptoms in 3 sessions or less.
Intrusive and unwanted thoughts can consume so much time and space in your mind. Downloading this free track can help move you onto a different pattern of thought to help you feel calmer and more in control.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder symptoms
- Obsession: This can be an intrusive or obsessive thought. It may be completely irrational, and yet it still enters your mind. It could be a scary mental visualisation of something you are imagining, or what you are saying to yourself.
- Intense anxiety: the obsession or obsessive thought leads to a feeling of intense anxiety. This sense of anxiety can then continue to grow.
- Compulsion: The specific action or repeated action that is often ritual in nature and helps to diminish feelings of anxiety.
- Relief: The act of completing the compulsion leads to a decrease in anxiety or complete relief. However, usually the relief is short lived and the process begins again.
Hypnosis for OCD in Norwich
The key to effective treatment of OCD is to identify and address the root cause rather than just try and treat the symptoms. This will involve us finding out more about your symptoms and exploring around the time they started and what life events were happening around that time. Once we have a good idea about what the contributing factors are we can tailor our hypnosis sessions to help release the cause of the symptoms from your subconscious mind.
Hypnosis for OCD helps you to achieve a state of deep relaxation. When you are experiencing hypnosis your mind becomes open to new possibilities, new ways of seeing things, and you can let go of pent up or stored emotions. Most people report feeling a significant change in symptoms after 3 sessions.
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If you would like to explore the opportunities that hypnotherapy for OCD could have for you, complete the form below. I offer both in person sessions and online hypnotherapy sessions, meaning we can find a way that works for you.
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This is a completely risk free phone call where you can ask any questions you may have. I will also ask some questions to find out a little bit more about what you are struggling with. We can then both check if we feel we would be a good match to work together.