Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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What Does It Feel Like Having OCD?

It isn’t always easy to understand a friend or family member with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Many people with loved ones who have the condition wonder, “What does it feel like having OCD?” From the outside looking in, your loved one’s obsessions and compulsions don’t seem to make much sense. They also know their compulsions are illogical

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What is ERP for OCD?

You probably have a few things throughout your day you’re particular about. Maybe you like things arranged a certain way on your dresser, or you brush your teeth every day at the same time. Almost everyone has certain practices or routines that they feel attached to. Unfortunately, some people joke about their preferences, incorrectly claiming

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OCD and COVID

How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Affecting those with OCD

Covid-19 and OCD The coronavirus has brought about lifestyle changes for all of us during 2020. For those with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), the societal impacts of the virus can be quite intense. People who suffer from OCD are already predisposed to compulsive behavior, fear of contamination, anxiety, worry, doubt, and fear. And if you throw

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Exploring Traditional DBT and RO-DBT

By Michelle Quilter, PsyD, CASAC, DBT-LBC Traditional Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) was developed in the early 1980s by Marsha Linehan to treat individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Individuals suffering from BPD often struggle with intense, difficult to manage negative emotions and are considered to be under controlled.

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