Teen OCD Therapy: The Best Treatment Options 
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Teen OCD Therapy: The Best Treatment Options 

OCD Symptoms in Teens Many individuals will experience symptoms of OCD over the course of their lifetime. Teen OCD therapy can help adolescents when OCD symptoms occur for them. In Canada alone, almost 1% of individuals have been diagnosed with OCD. A variety of OCD symptoms may be experienced by any one person. Whenever experiencing…

Treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and How Teachers Can Help
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Treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and How Teachers Can Help

What is OCD? Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can impact both adults, adolescents and children. Treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder is very important to access. A study conducted in 2018 revealed the prevalence of OCD being diagnosed in Canada was close to 1% (0.93%). This is a significant portion of the population.  According to the Diagnostic…

How do I Know if I need OCD Therapy?
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How do I Know if I need OCD Therapy?

How Do I Know If I Need Help with OCD? Making the decision to start therapy can be anxiety-producing. You might ask yourself: how do I know if OCD therapy is right for me? There are many things to consider.  First, you want to consider what symptoms you are experiencing. According to The Diagnostic and…

It’s all in the family: OCD and the importance of family work
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It’s all in the family: OCD and the importance of family work

Families with someone with OCD often face challenges in their relationships due to their OCD. For example, people will say their partners are frustrated with them because their rituals take up a lot of time. Or there might be restricted behaviours happening for family members in the home environment.  Even though only one person in…