"In assembly, one of the teachers told me to stop flicking my shoe. When I looked at him, my eyes rolled up in a tic. He kept me in at break for being rude, I was too embarassed to tell him it was a tic"
"Tourettes Action is a charity working to make life better for people with Tourette Syndrome"
Tourette's Syndrome is an inherited, neurological condition, the key features of which are tics, involuntary and uncontrollable sounds and movements. TS is a complex condition and covers a wide spectrum of symptoms.
Tourettes Action is a support and research charity working to improve the lives of people living with Tourette's Syndrome. Our services include a help desk, befriender network, information and resources.
Wednesday 04 January: A second year undergraduate psychology student from Liverpool Hope University got in touch with Tourettes Action to ask some questions about behavioural therapy. Below are responses from Health Psychologist & Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, Jolande van de Griendt; and Consultant Clinical Psychologist Dr Tara Murphy. Jolande and Tara are both involved in the TA Behavioural Therapy Training Programme.
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