The Role of Fear Conditioning in OCD By Paul R. Munford, Ph.D. Paul R. Munford, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and director of the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Center for OCD and Anxiety in San Rafael California. One of
Self Directed Treatment for OCD The Irony of Doing the Opposite By Paul R. Munford, Ph.D. I remember a movie in which one of the characters went around asking people to define the word “irony.” Although most of
Have we forgotten the children who have a parent with OCD? Accommodation and early interventionJennifer Jencks, LICSW and Barbara Van Noppen, PhD Jennifer Jencks, LICSW, is a private practice clinician who has been specializing in the treatment of OCD in
An expert opinion piece on contamination. On the surface, the contamination fears associated with OCD don’t seem
to be a very complicated subject. After all, dirt, germs, washing –
what could be simpler? Actually, when you take a closer look,
contamination is quite a bit more complicated than that.
Relapse Prevention in the Treatment of OCD By James Claiborn, PhD, ABPP Relapse prevention is a part of a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) approach to treatment of OCD and most other disorders. The idea of relapse prevention was first developed
What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, What is its Effectiveness, and Should I Look Into It? by Michael Twohig, Ph.D. Michael P. Twohig, Ph.D. a licensed clinical psychologist in Utah and an assistant professor at Utah State University. He received
How to Access and Understand Your Mental Health Benefits and Obtain Referrals by Sarah Allen Benton, LMHC, and Denise Egan Stack, LMHCEach insurance company has its own system in place for obtaining mental health benefits and referral information. However, there
The Americans with Disabilities Act The Law and Tips for Working People with OCD by Marilynn Mika Spencer, a California licensed attorney Marilynn Mika Spencer and The Spencer Law Firm represent clients in the fields of labor and employment law.
When Your Child Refuses Treatment By Fred Penzel, Ph.D. In the ideal world, everyone’s child goes to treatment willingly, does all their therapy homework, comes to their sessions prepared, and gets recovered in the shortest possible time. Unfortunately, we do
Medicine for OCD Finding A Therapist Cognitive Behavior Therapy Medicine Insurance The following information refers to OCD medicines in adults. For information on medicine in children, click here. This page will focus on medicines, but that is not meant to