What is OCD Awareness Week? OCD Awareness Week is an international effort taking place during the second week in October each year to raise awareness and understanding about obsessive compulsive disorder and related disorders, with the goal of helping more people get timely access to appropriate and effective treatment. Launched in 2009 by the International […]
(A continuing series by the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Center of Southern California’s OCD experts) We come to therapy for OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) because we are in PAIN. We come to therapy when what we have been doing to try to contain our fears isn’t working and we feel out of control. We find we […]
Just what is an initial evaluation at the CBT Center and why would I want to do it? When in the course of speaking to someone on the phone or conversing with them through email, people often ask us about our initial consultation, what it is, and how it is different from others they might […]
Erica D’Ambrosi, LMFT, writes about Parent Child Interaction Therapy – what it is, what it’s for, and how it works. Check it out here.
In the last post, we described what an initial cognitive behavioral evaluation consists of here at the CBT Center and how it is an important step to getting treatment. In that earlier post, it was assumed that the individual was ready for therapy and wanted to know what the evaluation process entails. However, there are […]