OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)

Symptoms

“Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health disorder that affects people of all ages and statuses. OCD is characterized by becoming trapped in a cycle of both obsessions & Compulsions which the International OCD Foundation describes as the following: 


“Obsessions are unwanted, intrusive thoughts, images, or urges that trigger intensely distressing feelings. Compulsions are behaviors an individual engages in to attempt to get rid of the obsessions and/or decrease his or her distress” (IOCDF.org).

For more information please visit the IOCDF website by clicking here

Treatment

There are two treatment options for treating your OCD. The first is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy specifically a type of CBT called Exposure and Response Prevention, the gold standard for therapy treatment and the second is Medication. 

We provide ERP treatment for those who are wanting to regain their lives, find purpose and challenge their OCD. Please reach out to Allie Turner, LPC by clicking here.