PSYCHVINE

Category: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

You may have a counselor, therapist, social worker, psychiatrist, or psychologist. If you’ve been in therapy for a while, you probably have a trusting, helpful, and caring relationship with your therapist. In fact, if you don’t, you should probably consider seeking another mental health professional for a consultation—possibly your therapist isn’t the right choice for you. You may think you know your therapist; after all, you’ve probably seen your therapist weekly or so for a number of months or more…

Many of our clients and colleagues over the years have approached us and asked, “So, why do you write books in the For Dummies series?” It’s sort of a natural question since we’ve written seven books for Wiley’s popular series and we’re just finishing final edits on an eighth. We certainly didn’t begin our careers with the idea of writing these books in mind; rather, we sort of fell into it. We’ve also written books for other publishers and may…

Over the years, Laura and I have worked with many kids consumed by anxiety and/or obsessive compulsive disorder. The parents of kids with anxiety are usually loving and concerned. These parents want to do anything they can to help their kids. They ask us what they can do. An important first step is to stop doing what seems to be a natural, caring response to a child’s fears. Most parents resist this advice at first and have difficulty following it…

This reassuring, comprehensive guide explains OCD in clear language providing the latest information on treatment to help you in the journey from diagnosis to recover. You’ll find the motivation you need to change, tips for handling day to day life, and the best way to offer support to loved ones. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) was once thought to be very rare. Now, most estimates suggest that from 2.5 to more than 3.5 percent of adults suffer from OCD. That means that…