Trichotillomania is an irresistible urge to pull hair from the body, generally from the scalp and eyebrows.
If you suffer from compuslive hair pulling, then you know exactly what Trichotillomania is and how it can affect and control your life.
The cause of Trichotillomania is unclear, however from my experience it's often a subconscious response or escape from stress, anxiety, boredom and many other everyday issues within a home, work or educationalenvironment.
If you're like most of the people I've treated, you probably feel unable to discuss your hair pulling with family, friends or your GP, and as a result may go to great lengths to hide or disguise your pulling due to embarrassment. This act of hiding the pulling can increase feelings of guilt and shame and lead to further bouts of pulling.
Trichotillomania is not an obvious issue as it is very much hidden, yet it still affects between 1 to 3% of the population, andit's certainly not as it's name suggests a madness or a 'mania', although if you suffer from it, you may disagree.
The good news is that no one is born with Trichotillomania, in some cases it is learnt behaviour, in others it develops gradually over time.However, the simple fact is that something happened to start this behaviour, and through hypnotherapy, we work together to find out what that was, and then neutralise the behaviour.
The number of sessions required varies from 3 to 6, with session typically lasting for approx 2 hours, and are weekly or fortnightly.
Current Prices are £60 Per Session, with each session lasting up to 2 hours.
If you are a member of the Healthcare cash plan then you may be able to claim back a proportion of the the cost of the therapy through your policy. If you are with another cash plan provider, it may be worth checking with that provider for their policy regarding Alternative and Complementary Therapies.
Payment is per session and can be paid in cash, cheque, debit card, Visa or Mastercard at the end of each session.
Should you have any questions about how hypnotherapy may be able to help you overcome your hair pulling, then why not call me on 01772 439046 or email me by clicking "here".