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A Therapist’s Perspective on How to Break Free Jenna here, OCD and anxiety specialist, ready to dive into the not-so-lovely world of mental compulsions. For those of you who don’t know, mental compulsions are a sneaky part of OCD that can be just as debilitating as their more obvious counterparts. In this blog post, I’m […]

May 16, 2023

The Secret Life of Mental Compulsions in OCD


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.

Sneaky Rituals in OCD

April 25, 2023