What Exactly is OCD Counseling?
Cases of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can vary from compulsively washing their hands, to extremely difficult symptoms that cause a severe distress. The four basic types of OCD include checking, contamination, hoarding, and intrusive thoughts – although there are many subtypes. The end result is typically anxiety or stress for the individual. It is characterized by intrusive (unwanted) thoughts that are disconcerting and can prompt ritualistic behavior to ease tension and provide some form of control.
OCD is the fourth most common neurobiological illness, with one in forty adults and one in two hundred children suffering from OCD at some point in their lives.
At Biltmore Psychology and Counseling, our Psychologists help individuals overcome their anxiety related to OCD, help manage their thoughts, and develop other coping skills to help ease the tension that these thoughts can bring.