Succeeding with ERP!

Are you wondering what’s so special about Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)?   If you've been to counseling you know it can be hard and scary. It requires energy, time and effort. Traditional therapy is what society, doctors and family, commonly think of as the best step to help. And it is likely you experienced some relief!   Now, you may be…

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OCD

Why is OCD more than just a rigid routine? After all, we all go about our day in some orderly fashion. Think about it! I bet it’s fair to say, you follow a routine during the morning before work or in the evening. It may be getting up at a specific time, making coffee, reading the paper, or possibly an…

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Compulsions

It’s common for us, as society, to know OCD from the outside looking in. Maybe we’ve seen it on TV, movies, or seen behaviors that resemble the common features including: checking, washing, or repeating. Those are all considered compulsions also known as rituals. Rituals are a part of OCD which helps the person struggling with OCD feel better. However, it’s…

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