Our expert says:
You seem to be describin an OCD, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and fluoxetine is one of the treatments that can be helpful here, as can other drugs, and CBT ( Cognitive-behaviour Disorder is excellentl;y effective in treating this condition. The skin-picking is a variety of this disorder, which may do better with CBT than with the usual meds. Unless the psychologist can provide CBT or at least some form of it, they might not be useful. The Anxiety-Depression support group, and maybe FAMSA, may be able to recommend a therapist in your new area, who can provide this
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