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Hypnotherapy and OCD: Finding Relief through Solution-Focused Therapy

Hypnotherapy and OCD

Hypnotherapy and OCD - what is OCD?

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition characterised by persistent, intrusive thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviours or mental acts (compulsions). These thoughts and actions can significantly impact an individual's daily life, causing distress and interfering with their ability to function. Fortunately, hypnotherapy has emerged as a powerful tool to help those struggling with OCD find relief and regain control over their lives.

Hypnotherapy and OCD - How can OCD manifest?

Common manifestations of OCD can vary widely, but some prevalent themes include excessive fear of contamination, a need for symmetry or order, and intrusive, distressing thoughts. Individuals with OCD may engage in rituals or compulsions to alleviate their anxiety temporarily, creating a cycle that reinforces the disorder. These manifestations can range from repetitive handwashing, checking behaviours (such as returning to check a door is locked or an oven is off a number of times), counting, or seeking reassurance from others.

Hypnotherapy and OCD - A Solution-Focused Approach

Hypnotherapy, particularly the solution-focused approach, offers a unique and effective way to address the root causes of OCD. Unlike traditional therapies that may delve into past traumas, solution-focused hypnotherapy focuses on the present and future. By encouraging positive thinking and changing behavioural patterns, this approach empowers individuals to overcome the challenges posed by OCD.

Hypnotherapy and OCD - solutions with Karen Tree Hypnotherapy

In-person hypnotherapy at Karen Tree Hypnotherapy in Newbury, Berkshire, provides a welcoming environment for individuals seeking relief from OCD. Karen specialises in solution-focused hypnotherapy, tailoring sessions to address the unique needs and challenges of each client. The use of evidence-based techniques ensures a holistic approach to tackling OCD and promoting long-lasting change.

The flexibility of online hypnotherapy allows individuals to receive the same level of care and effectiveness from the comfort of their own homes. Online sessions provide a safe space for clients to explore and address their OCD symptoms without the need for travel or face-to-face interactions.

At Karen Tree Hypnotherapy, hypnotherapy is accessible both in-person and online. Online hypnotherapy has gained popularity, offering a convenient and effective alternative to traditional in-person sessions. Sessions are conducted over Zoom so you can access therapy wherever you can access a Zoom call!

With hypnotherapy from Karen Tree, you can find the support you need to break free from the grip of OCD and regain control over your life. If you, or someone you know, is struggling with OCD, don't hesitate to book a FREE 15 minute discovery call with Karen to discuss how she can help reduce your stress levels by emailing  Find additional contact details here.

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