Impulse Control Disorders therapists in North York, Ontario ON, Canada CA
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Impulse control disorders (ICDs) encompass a cluster of mental and behavioral disorders characterized by an absence of self-control and an inability to resist the impulse to engage in harmful actions. I use CBT which assists individuals in developing skills to recognize negative thought patterns and subsequently implement positive changes, enabling them to steer clear of potentially harmful behaviors. It serves as an effective method for acquiring strategies to cope with stress in healthy manners and achieve relaxation in various situations.
0 Years Experience
Registered Psychotherapist, Psychology and Coaching Clinics
Impulse control disorder is another mental disorder that is an improperly used term in pop media as it is usual to have routines that make us better even though it would not distress us if we could not do them. ICD on the other hand is when these routines start to impact the sufferer’s life, they inhibit them from fully functioning daily. Thus, people with ICD can feel as though their impulses and behaviours are outside of their control and are somehow unnatural.
14 Years Experience
Registered Psychotherapist, RP(Qualifying), MA
Impulse control disorders are a group of mental health disorders characterized by the inability to resist the urge to engage in behaviors that are harmful to oneself or others. These behaviors may include gambling, shopping, eating disorders, or substance abuse. People with impulse control disorders may have difficulty controlling their impulses, even when they are aware of the negative consequences of their actions. These disorders can cause significant distress and problems in daily life and relationships. Treatment for impulse control disorders may include therapy, medication, and support groups. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) can be helpful in teaching individuals strategies to manage their impulses and make healthier choices. Medication may also be used to help regulate mood and impulse control. Support groups, such as those for people with gambling or substance abuse issues, can provide a sense of community and support as individuals work to manage their disorder. If you or someone you know is struggling with an impulse control disorder, it's important to seek help from a mental health professional. With the right treatment and support, individuals with impulse control disorders can learn to manage their impulses and improve their quality of life.
1 Years Experience
Registered Social Worker, B.A., Psych, M.S.W., R.S.W.
Determining effective strategies to manage and internalize techniques and thinking that will support individuals with impulse control issues.
23 Years Experience
Do you have difficulty controlling impulses such as hair pulling, or skin picking? Therapy can is an answer to resolve these issues. Reach out!
4 Years Experience
At The Cohen Clinic, we recognize the difficulties that accompany impulse control disorders. Your clinician will work with you to identify areas in which you require support and help you identify adaptive coping mechanisms to utilize when struggling.
9 Years Experience
Psychologist, PhD, C.Psych.
Our team has developed particular expertise in managing and treating Impulse Control Disorders. We understand that living with these conditions can present significant challenges, affecting every aspect of your life, from work and academic performance to personal relationships and self-esteem. Impulse Control Disorders can often lead to feelings of frustration, guilt, and sometimes social isolation. Our Impulse Control Disorder management services play a vital role in helping individuals learn to manage their impulses effectively. We utilize a variety of therapeutic approaches tailored to each individual's unique needs, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), mindfulness techniques, and other evidence-based strategies. Our treatments aim to help you gain better control over your behaviors, understand the underlying triggers of your impulses, develop healthier coping mechanisms, and improve your overall quality of life. Our aim is to help you navigate life with improved impulse control, not just manage, but to thrive. We believe that everyone deserves the chance to live their best life, and we're committed to helping you overcome the challenges posed by Impulse Control Disorders and achieve your full potential. We look forward to the opportunity to work with you and help you gain control over your impulses. Remember, you're not alone; we're here to guide you every step of the way.
19 Years Experience
Registered Psychotherapist, Masters in Psychology
Using IFS parts therapy and EMDR
15 Years Experience
We have a great team of 20+ therapists with varying skills and specialties including working with impulse control disorders.
20 Years Experience
Registered Psychotherapist, Registered Psychotherapist
Our therapists help clients identify the action as it occurs and learn to replace it with a less harmful action/behaviour. Moreover, art therapy and mindfulness techniques help our clients gain a better insight of their emotional state of being.
13 Years Experience