Tag Archives: evidence-based therapy

OCD Awareness Week – 2017

The ninth annual OCD Awareness Week begins today. It always takes place during the second week in October with the purpose of raising awareness and understanding of obsessive-compulsive disorder and related disorders, as well as the appropriate treatment. As many of … Continue reading

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OCD and Hypnosis

I recently came across this article about Howie Mandel being hypnotized. Apparently while Mr. Mandel was under hypnosis, many people were able to shake his hand; something he otherwise never allows. I admit I know very little about hypnosis, which … Continue reading

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Raising Awareness about OCD

If you haven’t yet seen this recent Newsweek article about John Cleaver Kelly’s story, I highly recommend reading it. I think it does a good job of depicting the torment and suffering OCD can cause. How could it not? John … Continue reading

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OCD and Family-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

A recent study has shown that a family-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program significantly benefits children as young as five years old who suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder. The therapy used deals with “understanding, managing and reducing OCD symptoms”  through lessons … Continue reading

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Using Evidence-Based Therapy

Beyond OCD recently linked to this eye-opening article in the New York Times called “Looking for Evidence That Therapy Works.” It states that while the evidence-based treatment known as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective in … Continue reading

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