Khloé Kardashian saw a therapist about her obsessive cleaning and organising
The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star – who has a 19-month-old daughter True with her ex-boyfriend Tristan Thompson – was urged by her mother Kris Jenner to see a specialist when her desire to scrub her house reached an unhealthy level.
Speaking in Sunday night’s episode of the family’s E! reality TV show, Kris said: “Khloé is the most organised, cleanest, most obsessive person I know in her own home. But lately, she’s on another level.
“I mean, the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree. When we were raising the kids, I was always cleaning and organising and re-organising and moving things around, so I kind of feel responsible. But the one thing that I’ve learned through the years is that this desire to have everything perfect can really drive you crazy.
“If you have kids, everything isn’t going to be perfect all of the time. Ever since she finished doing renovations on her house, I’ve been more worried about Khloé’s obsessive cleaning. …It just is starting to really concern me.”
I wish I wasnt this crazy about messes, disorder or anything that’s not precisely placed 💔 #KUWTK
— Khloé (@khloekardashian) November 18, 2019
Kris, 64, then encouraged Khloé to see Sheva Rajaee, an exposure therapist who specialises in anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder, and although she was sceptical at first, she agreed to do one session with her
Kris said: “She does these exercises with you that will help you learn how to deal with the anxiety that you’re feeling right now. You’ve got to see somebody. Just do it for me.”
The therapist had the 35-year-old beauty push herself out of her comfort zone, by deliberately messing up her home and swapping her colour-coded food for random places.
Khloé explained: “Being the control freak that I am, this experience is torture.”
Although she wasn’t cured in one session, she wants to keep practising
She said: “What I take away from this experience is taking pride in your home, in your things – there are things that I like and they just can’t have power over me.
“This has been embedded in me my whole life, so acting a certain way is not going to happen with a couple of exercises, I’m not going to change. But I’m working on it, because it’s not a good way to live. I’m actually really proud of myself, I feel like I’ve got it together. I’m not as crazy about things. I’m better, I let it ride a little more.”
Author: BANG Showbiz