What Are the Best Ways to Help a Teen Who Has OCD?
| |

What Are the Best Ways to Help a Teen Who Has OCD?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is quite prevalent among adolescents and teenagers. OCD symptoms in teens include the presence of unwanted and intrusive thoughts or images. These intrusive thoughts or obsessions will often feel distressing and do not align with a person’s values. In response to these obsessions, individuals will engage in a variety of compulsive…

Group Therapy for OCD
| | |

Group Therapy for OCD

You might notice that many clinics offer group therapy for individuals who have symptoms of OCD. You might think – why would I want to be around people when receiving group therapy? I would rather talk to someone individually because that would be more comfortable. However, there are actually many benefits when engaging in group…

OCD and Exam Time: How to Help your Teen
| |

OCD and Exam Time: How to Help your Teen

Teens with OCD might struggle during exam time. It is a high stress time. Internal resources are running low. As a parent or loved one, you want to help them. What can you do? What happens to adolescents and teenagers during exam time? The end of the school year is often met with delight and…