Intrusive or unwanted thoughts are a common occurrence, and can be unpleasant for anybody.
But for those with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), intrusive thoughts can begin to dominate the mind of the sufferer.
While everyone experiences intrusive thoughts, even on a day to day basis, they often cause extreme distress for people with OCD or other conditions such as anxiety.
If you find yourself consumed by disturbing, violent, or upsetting thoughts that cause anxiety for you, our OCD therapy in Newcastle can help you get relief.
Although they are distressing on their own, unwanted thoughts can also lead to a number of behaviours that those with OCD feel compelled to carry out, in order to get rid of or control these thoughts.
These actions can include anything from repeated checking and counting, to constantly seeking reassurance from others or from the internet, and often contribute to keeping the sufferer in a heightened state of anxiety.
If you find yourself having distressing thoughts on a recurring basis and notice yourself engaging in unhealthy or irrational ways to control them, our experienced team of OCD therapists in Newcastle can help.
CBT for OCD
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for OCD is one of our proven offered therapies for those with OCD. As a talking therapy, CBT is designed to help people learn to challenge and overcome their unwanted thoughts and behaviours.
Our team of experienced psychologists and counsellors in Newcastle are experienced in helping people to deal with all aspects of their OCD.
Whether you want to manage your intrusive thoughts, or break the habit of your compulsions, our OCD therapy in Newcastle will enable you to function at your best in day-to-day life.
OCD Therapy for Intrusive Thoughts
If you or your loved ones are experiencing problems with intrusive thoughts, compulsive behaviour, or obsessional thoughts, don’t hesitate to seek help from our team of counsellors, therapists and psychologists in Newcastle.
Simply fill in the form below and send us a message, or call to speak to our team today on 07966 645 198 to see how we can help you overcome your OCD and intrusive thoughts.
Dr Stuart Sadler
Lead Clinical Psychologist