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Compulsive Behaviour Therapy & Counselling

Compulsive Behaviours are undertaken, often with little thought, to feel good immediately or with a sense of having been ‘driven’ to it, and instant relief is felt, frequently there may be some feelings of guilt or shame felt afterwards, but immediate gratification is felt at the time.

With Obsessive Compusive Disorder, the impulses and drive may be similar, but this sense of relief, this “instant gratification” is often never experienced.

Compulsive Behaviours comes in many forms, but the ones we most frequently encounter are:

  • Over-eating
  • Smoking
  • Drug Taking
  • Drinking
  • Compulsive Shopping or Spending

In each of these examples, carrying out the Compulsive Behaviour provides immediate relief, but long term, usually has a negative impact on the persons life!

Read more about Compulsions on WIKI here.

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Compulsive Behaviours Helped

Compulsive Behaviour can range from simple everyday behaviours such as shopping to more reckless behaviours such as self-harming.

One of the issues with compulsions is that most of them undertaken to excess can have very damaging impacts on people’s lives; the compulsive shopper may find themselves heavily in debt or even bankrupt, while the compulsive self-harmer may place their life in jeopardy on a regular basis.

Below you can find a list of typical Compulsive Behaviours that can be helped with Psychology & Psychotherapy treatments here at the Tranceform Clinic in Wombourne.

  • Compulsive Shopping
  • Compulsive Drinking – alcohol abuse
  • Addictive behaviours (e.g. gambling problems, drug abuse)
  • Eating disorders
  • Nail biting
  • Self-harming
  • Compulsive Eating
  • Smoking cigarettes or other substances

Therapy & Counselling for Compulsive Behaviours

Tranceform Psychology can offer a range of different Psychotherapy solutions for Compulsive Behaviours which you can read about below.

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Compulsive Behaviours

If you’re committed to overcoming your compulsive behaviour problems then we highly recommend following our Tranceformental CBT 10 session programme.

The Tranceformental programme is a highly successful & pragmatic psychotherapy course, run over 10 sessions, that will teach you everything you need to know to understand your problem, identify how unhelpful thinking and limiting beliefs might be reinforcing the issue, and then show you how to make any changes to your unhelpful thinking styles or maladaptive safety behaviours that you may have developed as part of your coping strategies.

The programme is also available as an online self-help CBT programme.

Our Tranceformental CBT programme is an evidence-based, research supported approach used by mental health practitioners around the World.

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Alternative Therapies for Compulsive Behaviour

Although our preferred form of psychotherapy for compulsive behaviours is Tranceformental CBT we also offer alternative psychotherapies for those who might prefer a different approach.

These include:

Psychodynamic therapy which focuses more on emotional problems and relies on the Therapeutic Relationship to bring about change. Available with Paul.

General Counselling which is less structured but still provides a safe and non-judgmental environment to discuss issues which is therapeutic in its own right.

Hypnotherapy is an alternative form of therapy that can be applied to a very wide range of problems and is available with Joan.

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Free Initial Consultations for Compulsive Behaviours

We offer all prospective clients a FREE initial consultation to discuss your problems prior to commencing any treatment plans.

The consultation is free and lasts around 50 minutes.

During this consultation we will discuss the various therapy options that are available to you and make a considered recommendation based on your individual personal circumstances.

Initial consultations are also available as part of our online therapy service.

At Tranceform Psychology we recognise the importance of the therapeutic relationship in helping people to bring about effective change, so its important to be able to ‘meet’ to discuss any therapy treatments BEFORE proceeding.

Our policy is to help people make a fully balanced & considered decision about undertaking work with us, including both the financial and personal implications.

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Overcome Compulsive Behaviour Problems with our CBT Course

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is clinically proven to be effective across a range of different psychological problems.

Using our online learning platform, it is available with 2, 5 or 10 sessions of clinical support either face-to-face in the Wombourne offices, or using Zoom video facilities.

It can also be taken as a self help CBT course that will teach you the fundamental tools and techniques used throughout the mental health profession.

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Buy Your CBT Course Here

You can purchase a course of Tranceformental CBT in our shop by clicking on any of the links below.

Self-Help CBT Course - £149

Course + 2 Clinical Sessions - £299

Course + 5 Clinical Sessions - £499

Course + 10 Clinical Sessions - £799

Get in Touch

Psychotherapist Paul Lee in Wombourne Clinic

Contact Paul

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Tel: 07434 776125

paul@tranceformpsychology.com

Hypnotherapist and Psychotherapist Joan Lee in Wombourne Clinic

Contact Joan

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Tel: 07434 776504

joan@tranceformpsychology.com

Contact Binder

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Tel: 07931 517241

binder@tranceformpsychology.com