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OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) | MTC Solution Focused Hypnotherapy
This is an anxiety disorder characterized by uncontrollable, unwanted thoughts and ritualized, repetitive behaviors you feel compelled to perform. If you have OCD, you probably recognize that your obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors are irrational—but even so, you feel unable to resist them and break free. At this stage it is helpful to understand how our brain works; how we develop these patterns and what we can do about it. Our brain is made up of two areas: • The intellectual part which makes decisions based on a full assessment of the situation and is balanced and positive. When we are working from this area we are optimistic, positive and are able to make the most of Life. • The primitive part. This has developed over thousands of years to help us survive in hostile environments. It is known as out " fight/ flight/ depression area and it does what it says on the "tin". If this area thinks we are faced with a danger / threat (or there is too much anxiety in our lives) it