by Debra Kissen, PhD, M.H.S.A. and Paul Greene, PhD

Drs.

by Michael Stein, PsyD

My OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) clients often ask me at some point early in therapy, "Why do I have OCD?

by Patricia Thornton, PhD

I was recently interviewed for an article on how the behaviors people use to avoid getting Covid 19 might make OCD worse or cause OCD to develop.

by Dr. Lindsay Israel

January 21, 2020 is a day that will change the face and the psyche of our country forever. 

by David A. Raush, PhD

“What if” thinking is not unique to Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).  It is a feature to a greater or lesser extent in several other conditions.  Using what we know about Exposure and Response Prevention (E/RP) for OCD might improve treatment for these other conditions.1 

by Stephanie Woodrow, LCPC, NCC

In the early 2000s, patients started reporting a new worry to their OCD therapists: what if I’m gay? This thought was often prefaced by patients declaring that they weren’t homophobic, but the fear was still there. The theme was dubbed homosexual OCD or HOCD.

by Jennifer Shannon, LMFT

Yesterday I received an email from a former client with the subject line HELP!! Six months ago, Angie came to me with contamination OCD.

by Michael Stein, PsyD

Coronavirus has turned our world upside down. Many businesses that typically require being present in person are shut down and unable to operate.

by Patricia Thornton, PhD

I’m a specialist in the treatment of OCD and anxiety disorders. OCD is a debilitating mental health disorder whereby patients experience unwelcome, intrusive, disturbing thoughts (obsessions) that create anxiety.

by Jesse Spiegel, PsyD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) often wears down children and parents.  Prior to beginning treatment, parents often state that they can no longer understand or recognize their child.  They see their child as being rigid, stuck, and exhausting.

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