Waissel, found herself in the bottom two of last Saturdays show for the forth time but managed to cling onto her dream as she was saved by the public vote.
However, she has reportedly told her mentor Cheryl Cole that she feels she needs some additional support as she is concerned that the increasing pressure and controversy will effect her performance on stage.
A friend of the former hairdresser’s receptionist told the Daily Mirror: “This is a cry for help. She’s at her wits’ end and beginning to crack.”
“She fluffed her lines on last week’s show and is terrified the same thing will happen again. She’s really worried about stage fright.”
Katie is thought to have booked a 40 minute phone consultation with a hypnotherapist specialising in the industry.
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