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uh so, is it normal for like. ur brain to jus. hurt really bad when ur holding movements back? cus some people told me its tics cus it happens. quite a bit, also with involuntary mimicking of people and im quite confused?

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Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
I have been treating patients with CBIT and my patients have told me that when they redirect the impulse to tic into a more socially acceptable behavior it hurts but with continued practice and when time has passed it gets better. It would be good if you get help from a Clinical Psychologist trained to use CBIT.

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