OCD and Tourette Syndrome Re examining the Relationship By Charles S. Mansueto, Ph.D. At the outset of this article I would like to thank the hundreds of kids whom I have seen professionally in my more than twenty five
How I Treat OCD Killer Thoughts Treating Violent ObsessionsBy Fred Penzel, Ph.D. There are dozens of categories of different obsessions and compulsions that make up the disorder known as OCD, and while these cover a wide range
How Do I Know I’m Not Really Gay?By Fred Penzel, Ph.D. OCD, as we know, is largely about experiencing severe and unrelenting doubt. It can cause you to doubt even the most basic things about yourself – even
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“But I Love My Kids …” Parents Who Think About Harming Their Children By Fred Penzel, Ph.D. Fred Penzel, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist who has specialized in the treatment of OCD and related disorders since 1982. He is the
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
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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.
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
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Finding A Therapist Cognitive Behavior Therapy Medicine Insurance Overview Cognitive Behavior Therapy, also called CBT, is an effective treatment for OCD. About 7 out of 10 people with OCD will benefit from either CBT or medicine.