Are You Struggling With Impulse Control Disorders?

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Impulse Control Disorders include gambling disorder, Kleptomania, compulsive shopping or buying, and Intermittent Explosive Disorder. They involve urges that seem uncontrollable to engage in a specific action, even when those actions cause distress and even when the person tries to stop.

Available Treatment Options

Counseling interventions for impulse control issues mainly involve examining thought processes and the mental states that a person is in right before or during their urges to engage in the activity. By examining these thought processes, therapists can highlight unhelpful patterns of thinking, irrational beliefs, or other discrepancies and work with the person to decrease the behavior.

Therapists Who Specialize in Helping Those Who Struggle With Impulse Control Disorders

Rachel Khints LMHC


New Jersey

My approach is holistic and integrative. Whether you seek therapy as part of your self-care hygiene or are working toward specific goals, I provide a person centered container for this work. I am experienced in treating a variety of problem areas including trauma, coping challenges, grief and relationship difficulties. I am also specialized in treating individuals with and affected by addiction.

Nick Butcher, L.C.P.C



I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Olathe, Kansas, serving adult individuals and couples. I believe that everyone has their own unique needs and address every client as an individual, using guided discovery with my clients to define their goals and create individualized treatment plans rooted in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
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