Sam seeks help from psychotherapists for her trichotillomania

Sam Faiers is seeking help from two psychotherapists but its for a condition which causes her to pull out her own eyelashes – and not her split from TOWIE star Joey Essex, 22, in June, as was reported.

Sam is having regular sessions with husband-and-wife team Nik and Eva Speakman in a bid to get get some control over the trichotillomania.

‘She decided she needed some help and had heard about the Speakmans through friends,’ a source says.

‘They’ve been helping her work through a number of issues, a lot of which stem from her childhood.’

Sam has had this horrible condition with her eyelashes since she was eight,’ the source tells The Sun.

‘But the Speakmans have helped and her lashes are growing again for the first time in years.’

Now was contacted by Sam‘s representative who explained what’s really going on with Sam‘s therapy.

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Anna Francis