Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) These treatments include surgeries that destroy very small amounts of brain tissue and deep brain stimulation (also called DBS.) What is deep brain stimulation (DBS)? DBS has been used since the mid 1980s to treat the

Gamma Knife Treatment for OCD

Gamma Knife Treatment for OCD   What is Gamma Knife? Gamma knife is a treatment for OCD that does not require opening the skull.  In gamma knife procedures, multiple gamma rays pass through the skull (see image to the right).  On its

What is ACT?

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

When Your Child Refuses Treatment

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