Can you grow out of OCD?
June 24, 2023
Reading Time: 3 minutes As we get older, we change and develop in many ways. Our passions, goals, beliefs and personality are constantly evolving. But our mental health is an essential component of who we are, so it’s important to know about how it […]Read More
3 types of OCD treatment used by therapists
June 17, 2023
Reading Time: 4 minutes If you have OCD, your compulsions can interfere with your ability to handle everyday responsibilities. The excessive behaviors take up an inordinate amount of time. But they can also prevent you from enjoying time with your loved ones due to […]Read More
OCD and intimate relationships: 5 tips that can help you deal with them
May 3, 2023
Reading Time: 3 minutes Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a type of mental health condition. It’s one of several anxiety disorders to exist. It consists of unwanted, intrusive thoughts that cause significant emotional distress. These unwanted thoughts cause enough discomfort that compulsive behaviors may follow. […]Read More
Need treatment for OCD? Consider these 5 options
April 14, 2023
Reading Time: 3 minutes We’ve all heard people make offhanded comments like “I’m so OCD” while straightening up a picture frame or organizing their drawers. While many people like to be clean and organized, not everyone has OCD. Obsessive-compulsive disorder shouldn’t be brushed off, […]Read More
Contamination OCD: What is it & how can you treat it?
April 6, 2023
Reading Time: 3 minutes Many people think that all symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder have the same presentation. But there are actually subsets of the anxiety disorder. A common type is contamination OCD, which affects about 46% of people diagnosed with OCD. What is contamination […]Read More
Does OCD mean that you’re crazy? (Hint: No!)
March 17, 2023
Reading Time: 4 minutes Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition characterized by unwanted and intrusive thoughts that cause anxiety and discomfort. These thoughts, also called obsessions, can cause enough distress to a person with OCD that they feel the need to perform […]Read More
What does OCD recovery feel like (and how can you get your compulsions under control)?
March 1, 2023
Reading Time: 3 minutes Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health disorder. It involves a cyclical pattern of obsessions and compulsions. For people who struggle with OCD, it’s common to experience unwanted thoughts and feelings. These uncomfortable thoughts and feelings often facilitate compulsive behaviors. […]Read More
My parents don’t understand my OCD: What should I do?
February 26, 2023
Reading Time: 4 minutes About 1 in 200 children and adolescents suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) symptoms. OCD is a mental health condition that can affect people of all ages, including teens. However, for many adolescents, talking to their parents about their struggles with […]Read More