Body-Focused Repetitive Disorder
Flatirons Counseling Services provides body-focused repetitive disorder counseling and therapy for individuals suffering from body-focused repetitive disorder.
If you find yourself exhibiting behavior where you damage your appearance or cause physical injury to yourself when you are stressed, excited, or inactive, you may be suffering from body-focused repetitive disorder (BFRD).
While these behaviors may be relaxing or stress relieving, they can become serious concerns when they damage your appearance or begin to cause emotional problems. In many cases, those with this disorder may not even actively know they are doing these things. Body-focused repetitive disorder not only affects those suffering from it, it can potentially take a toll on family members and spouses/partners.
Should I Seek Help for Body-Focused Repetitive Disorder?
If you find yourself noticing any of the following, you should seek individual therapy from Flatirons Counseling Services:
- Thinning hair or bald spots, missing hair as the result of hair pulling
- Sores that never heal due to constant skin picking
- Constant nail or cuticle biting
- Picking of blemishes to the point of scarring and/or infection
- Biting the inside of the cheek
- Emotional problems, substance abuse, avoidance of school/work/social events as a result of the above symptoms
- Frequent family fights over the above behaviors
How Can Flatirons Counseling Services Help with Body-Focused Repetitive Disorder?
Flatirons Counseling Services body-focused repetitive disorder counseling and therapy will help you define a set of alternative behaviors so that you’re better equipped to more healthily focus on yourself while interrupting and blocking negative behavior through stimulus control.
Through individual therapy, we’ll help you identify the triggers of your destructive behavior so that you have the foundation for understanding how to change.
In addition, Flatirons Counseling Services can provide valuable family therapy so that you and your family begin to heal.
To learn more about how Flatirons Counseling Services can help you with body-focused repetitive disorder therapy and counseling, contact us for a complimentary initial consultation. We are here to help you live a healthier life.