Shopaholic Describes Childhood Trauma, Need to Buy

"They will buy it knowing that I will buy it from them," she said. "They get it and I really like, I almost feel obligated to buy it because they bought [it] because they know I like it plus, I wanted it anyways. So that's my excuse. ... It's like a crack addiction. The crackman comes right to my house."

Eventually, it's time for Logan-Cannon to face her addiction head-on.

ABC tagged along on an outing to St. John, her favorite store, where an outfit can cost thousands.

"We're going to shop. We're going to meet people. We're going to go around," said Sophy. "You're going to show me what excites you. How you feel. Then we're going to shop. We're going to pick out three of your top favorites. Then we're going to leave them here."

At the store, Logan-Cannon hugged her personal shopper, Maxine.

She had never been in the store without purchasing something.

'I Feel Horrible'

Sophy asked her what she likes so much about the clothing.

"The way it feels, fits," Logan-Cannon said. "How you look in it. When other people see you in it. Sometimes they won't talk to you but they'll talk to your clothing."

Sophy nodded. "Let's translate that," he said. "It gives you self-esteem. It's an addiction because it gives you that heart-pounding."

"This is killing me," said Logan-Cannon. "If you never shopped you would be running around with last season's clothes. Your clothes would wear out."

Sophy persuaded Logan-Cannon not to make any purchases, despite her having found items she loved.

"I'm going to leave this all for you," she told Maxine. "I'm not going to shop today. Give me a hug. I'm going to be fine. Oh my God, Jesus."

The doctor asked how she felt.

"I feel horrible," she said. "I feel like I'm abandoning part of my family by not taking them home with me."

'When I Get There'

After months of therapy, Logan-Cannon was in a better place..

"It's almost like I am at a fork in the road, it's like I am almost two people -- the old Ginger and the new Ginger," she said. "I think I am much better and over the hump, but you still have progress, but I am much further than I was and I realize how it impacted, not just me, but everyone around, your family."

In the past couple of months, Logan-Cannon estimates, she has avoided spending $10,000 on clothing.

"I don't miss that at all," she said. "It's not that I don't like shopping -- I love fashion, I love art and that's OK, but it's getting more in control of when you shop and why you shop. So no I don't miss that, and won't miss that. When I get there."

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