Trichotillomania Treatment In Kuala Lumpur & Selangor

Clinical & Mental Health Services

Why is Hair Pulling bad for you ? 

We have hypnotherapists specializing in therapeutic hypnotic treatment for adults and elderly trichotillomania(hair pulling disorder) treatment in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, Malaysia. Trichotillomania syndrome is one of the most common bad habits in adults and is characterized by recurrent, irresistible urge to pull out functioning hair whether from the head scalp, facial hair, eyebrow or other area of the body. People with trichotillomania have an increased episode of sense of tension that may come from distressing events before pulling hair even when they try to resist the compulsions as it is relaxing for them. For those who suffers from unreasonable trichotillomania, hair pulling is a way of dealing with enhanced, personal negative psychological types of emotions such as stress, depressive feeling, anxiety attacks, tension, boredom, loneliness, fatigue or frustration and it is difficult to cut off. Even when they are in pain, they may be satisfied by having a sense of pleasure or relief after the hair is pulled, which may seem fair enough to those who convey this habit and characteristics. Consequently, this chronic and selective habit is fixed and embedded and they continue to pull their hair to maintain and enjoy these positive feelings. Nonetheless, extreme trichotillomania may cause issues uptake in several severe complications and have unavoidable negative impacts that may root in your life that lasts a lifetime. For instance, constant randomized hair pulling is not natural and can leave irritable and deep balding patches including scarring to the skin on your scalp or the major specific area where hair is pulled and in return can permanently affect the normal cycle control of hairgrowth phase. Regrowth of the pulled hair can take time and hair follicles transplant might need to be administered to treat the baldness. This condition can then lead to low self-esteem and shame causing greater emotional distress. Furthermore, the double embarrassment due to hair loss experience may lead to avoidance of social activities, depression and job opportunities. Fortunately, like all bad behaviours, trichotillomania is treatable by training and the effectiveness of the treatment delivery and wide interventions conducted is excellent. Make an appointment with us at Phileo Damansara now via phone call or email to find the best solution and answer to your problem and reach your goal to free yourself from trichotillomania with a systemic management. We promise you satisfaction with our service.

What is hypnotherapy used for?

Change Bad Habits

Improve Life

Achieve Potential

Medical Hypnosis

How Does Hypnotherapy Help

Trichotillomania is considered as a stress or habitual based disorder and there is a suitable and direct formula application to stop it. Therefore, a safe and flexible psychotherapy treatment approach that focuses on promoting relaxation and distraction by internally communicating with oneself can be used to help mitigate the disorder. Through common hypnotherapy, the patient is induced into a deeply relaxed mental state thus restrains the urge. At this state, our experienced hypnotherapist can guide the patient to explore and establish the trigger that caused the hair pulling habit based on their reports and description of their individual habit to dispose it completely. Regression may be used to understand where and when the behavior began from the person so the problem can be treated completely. Then, our hypnotherapists will evaluate and review the event or occurrence to understand and make a personalised adjustment to it, why it created the pulling hairs behavior and give it the relevant attention to put personalised inhibitors to make referenced urges stable. It is also at this concentrated and relaxed state that positive recommendations by our specialist hypnotherapists are welcomed by the patient’s private subconscious mind for higher efficacy of recovery. Then, formulated techniques which involves self-hypnosis skills and controlled take-home exercise will be taught in order to enter the relaxed state and develop this as their “comfort or resting place”. By ensuring that the suffering patient is able to access this blinded comfort place on their own and as needed, our hypnotherapist can then suggest to the patient that whenever they feel the urge to pull at their hair, they can submit and contact that deeply relaxed comfort place prior to pulling their hair. Following this and as predicted, the hands will become involved by becoming relaxed. Besides that, follow up sessions a few times may be needed to assist in retraining the functional subconscious mind to select positive alternatives or correct ways to deal with distress when the trigger occurs. Losing this habit is a step-by-step process and usually can go to a period up to years. This is then practiced so as to create a pattern of behavior change until the initial behavior of pulling hair is then reversed. Furthermore, another preferred principal form or technique that may be employed by our hypnotherapist when treating trichotillomania is to link a response that is averse to pulling out hair. By acknowledging the poor health consequences of this habit to the subconscious mind after consultation, the patient may opt to stop hurting oneself by increasing their tolerability and confidence and the result will come fast or in a shorter range of time with the psychology therapy. With a series of sessions with professional hypnotherapy assistance and care, we guarantee that trichotillomania is highly treatable in parallel to your hope.

Frequently Asked Questions

How hypnotherapy works to change unwanted habits?

Habits are generally stemmed from the subconscious mind. Hence, hypnotherapy can help to change away unwanted habits at the subconscious level when the mind is more open to positive suggestions at relaxed state. Besides, your subconscious mind can be retrained to search for alternative ways to counteract stress and anxiety.

Will the unwanted habit ever return after hypnotherapy?

No one can guarantee if you will ever choose to do the unwanted actions again. However, it is very rare that an individual would make a conscious decision to resort back for unwanted habits after successfully treated with hypnotherapy including nail biting, hair pulling, smoking and overeating.

Will I experience withdrawal symptoms when changing habits?

Hypnotherapy helps you to break from unwanted habits without stress. This is because your mind is now more aware of what you are doing and gains control to stop unwanted habits easily.

Hypnosis has helped me overcome the most painful period in my life for more than a year after my accident. I am now back to work and is able to manage my symptoms effectively. Thanks for being so caring and patience with me.  

Brad Lee

I suffer from insomnia for many years. This has affected my daily routine as I always feel lethargic and tired. Hypnosis cured me with just 2 sessions. Simple method and approach. I can now train my mind and  command myself to be at ease easily. 

Ismail bin Ibrahim

My OCD behaviour has made my life absolutely a nightmare. I could not operate normally and have caused all my family members to worry about me. After the therapy sessions, I can function well. It’s a miracle and I am eternally grateful. Thank you. 

Tyler Robbin

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