Close this search box.
Ask Light On Anxiety

Can CBT help treat Tics?


Can CBT help treat Tics?

Light On Anxiety Answer:

Habit reversal training can be quite effective for diminishing tics. The down and dirty of this is:

  1. Awareness training: help clients increase awareness of the premonitions that come before the tic
  2. Decide on a competing behavior that client can engage in for at least a minute to ride out the urge to do the tick (four example for your client who clenches her job a competing behavior might be a mouth stretch or Yawn)
  3. Repeat throughout the day

If you have a similar questions or concern, please schedule a call with Light On Anxiety to explore effective treatment for your anxiety or related conditions.

Chat with a specialist to learn more about managing your medication.

Success Stories

Get Anxiety Fighting Tips
to your Inbox!