Hypnotherapy and OCD

Can Hypnotherapy Help OCD

Many people suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD. The rituals and compulsions to do something repetitively drive these people to near insanity. Some experience rituals regarding cleanliness, while others experience self doubt whether something was accomplished or not. Some worry about completing tasks to the point of having no choice but to complete them or be haunted for the remainder of the day. The loud noise and echo of compulsion and rechecking push these people to seek help, especially in times of stress when the symptoms increase. While there is no cure for OCD, medication, counseling and hypnotherapy can help alleviate some of the symptoms and help the person operate and survive the day. The American College of Hypnotherapy can train qualified candidates to help people with OCD via hypno-training. By taking the required five core courses, a qualified individual can become certified in Clinical Hypnotherapy. With this training, one can help silence the echoes and torments of OCD via hypnosis