Counselling for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in York

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OCD Counselling in York

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a form of therapy rooted in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) that can help with a wide range of issues, including depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem.

ACT focuses on changing your relationship with your thoughts rather than trying to control them. By developing more flexible thinking patterns, you can learn to let go of unhelpful thoughts and focus on living a meaningful life.

Here at York Therapy Clinic, our network of psychologists and therapists in York can help you to observe your thoughts and feelings without judgement and take steps towards achieving your goals.

OCD Therapy York

Although the exact cause of OCD is unknown, several factors are likely involved. These include:

  • Life Events: Traumatic experiences, abuse, or childbirth can trigger OCD in some individuals.
  • Family History: Having a family member with OCD increases your risk.
  • Childhood Experiences: Growing up with strict parents or a focus on orderliness may contribute to OCD.
  • Anxiety: People with anxiety are more prone to intrusive thoughts, which can fuel OCD.
  • Personality Traits: Perfectionism and a tendency towards meticulousness may increase the risk of OCD.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for OCD in York

Our team of therapists in York utilise evidence-based approaches to help you manage your OCD symptoms, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for OCD and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

With the right treatment, many people with OCD experience significant improvement. OCD therapy can help you to reduce the frequency and intensity of intrusive thoughts, learn to resist compulsions, manage anxiety more effectively, and improve your overall well-being and quality of life.

Our experienced therapists are skilled at integrating a range of psychotherapy approaches to suit your needs, helping you to recover from OCD faster and stay well for longer.

We offer both face-to-face and online therapy via Zoom, Skype, Facetime & WhatsApp Video for those who prefer the convenience of online OCD therapy, or who cannot make it to our clinics.

OCD Counsellors in York

OCD can be a debilitating condition, but it is treatable. If you’re struggling to gain control of your thoughts or behaviours, don’t hesitate to reach out for help.

Contact us today to schedule a consultation with one of our OCD therapists in York. Call us on 07788 129245 or fill out the form below.

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York Therapy Clinic, Blake House, 18 Blake St, York YO1 8QG.  

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