Chapter 7. Client Manual

  1. Kieron O'Connor

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713518.ch7

Cognitive-Behavioral Management of Tic Disorders

Cognitive-Behavioral Management of Tic Disorders

How to Cite

O'Connor, K. (2005) Client Manual, in Cognitive-Behavioral Management of Tic Disorders, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713518.ch7

Author Information

  1. Fernand-Seguin Research Centre, Louis-H. Lafontaine Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, University of Montreal, Quebec

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470093795

Online ISBN: 9780470713518



  • complex repetitive movements;
  • habit disorders;
  • hair pulling;
  • self-mutilating;
  • non-voluntary contractions


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction:Who is the Manual For?

  • About Tics

  • A Cognitive-Behavioral Management Approach to Changing Habits

  • Overview of Tic Management Model

  • Motivation

  • Mind Over Muscle

  • Awareness Training

  • Identifying High-And Low-Risk Activities, and Associated Thoughts And Feelings

  • Muscle Discrimination Exercises

  • Relaxing in Three Dimensions

  • Refocusing Sensations

  • Thinking in Action

  • Rethinking your Thinking

  • Beliefs Relevant to Planning Action

  • Motor and Behavioral Restructuring

  • Maintaining the New Behavior

  • Conclusions