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Recovery from OCD and anxiety is a process, not a destination. It involves learning to manage symptoms in a way that allows for a full and meaningful life.

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Recovery from OCD and anxiety can feel like an uphill battle to say the least. For those living with these conditions, it can seem like symptoms will never go away, and that they will always be defined by their struggles. For me, it felt like a dark, gloomy cloud looming over every aspect of my […]

Hope for Recovery: Life After OCD and Anxiety Treatment

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Insights from a therapist who specializes in exposure and response prevention therapy Hi! If we haven’t met yet, my name is Jenna, and I’m a licensed therapist who specializes in treating OCD, anxiety, and related conditions. I’ve worked with thousands of individuals with OCD and anxiety, and I’ve seen how debilitating these conditions can be. I’ve also […]

The Importance of Acceptance in OCD and Anxiety Recovery

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Acceptance

As a therapist, my goal is to help my clients overcome their challenges and achieve their goals. Sometimes, this requires a “tough love” approach. Tough love involves being honest and direct with the client, even if it is uncomfortable or difficult. While it may seem harsh, tough love can be an effective tool in therapy, […]

Tough Love, Let’s Talk About It

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Sometimes, this requires a "tough love" approach. Tough love involves being honest and direct with the client, even if it is uncomfortable or difficult.

While some OCD symptoms are obvious, such as excessive hand washing or checking, others are more subtle and difficult to detect. We call these “sneaky rituals.” These are behaviors or mental acts that an individual with OCD may perform in their mind.

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A great tool for those with OCD and anxiety OR professionals.  This free PDF will help you identify goals and set them into motion step by step.

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