Many people feel unhappy or insecure about their physical appearance at some point in their lives. However, some individuals become obsessed and excessively worried about a small, and often exaggerated or imagined, flaw in their physical appearance.
The severity of body dysmorphia differs from individual to individual, as well as, on a day to day basis. In many cases, it can lead to reduced self-esteem, feelings of anxiety and depression, and negative impact on social relationships. However, in extreme cases, people may also experience social phobia, withdrawal and/or self-harm.
It is important for us to understand how you view your body, how much your negative body image affects your day to day life, and how it makes you feel. We can then work with you to take steps in building a new healthy perspective in the way you view and experience your body.