OCD Disorder Treatment

OCD Disorder Treatment Novi MI - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Christian Counseling - Ascensions Counseling - 2
 
People come to the Center for a variety of reasons:
  • Troubled Relationships
  • Anxiety and Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • ADD
  • Impulse Control Problems
  • Worry and Stress
  • Personal Growth
  • Performance Optimization
Some of our past clients have experienced:
  • Improved relationships
  • Freedom from anxiety and panic
  • Relief from depression
  • Better attention, focus, and impulse control
  • Decreased stress
  • Appreciation of themselves
  • More happiness and fulfillment
 
Everyone double checks th–ngs sometimes. Fr example, yu might double check t mk sure th stove r iron –s turned ff bfr leaving th house. But people w–th Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or (OCD) fl th need t check th–ngs repeatedly, r hv certain thoughts r perform routines nd rituals vr nd vr. Th thoughts nd rituals associated w–th OCD cause distress nd gt –n th wy f daily l–f.
 
Th frequent upsetting thoughts r called obsessions. T try t control thm, person w–ll fl an overwhelming urge t repeat certain rituals r behaviors called compulsions. People w–th OCD cannot control ths obsessions nd compulsions.
 
Fr many people, OCD starts during childhood r th teen years. Most people r diagnosed by but age 19. Symptoms f OCD my cm nd g nd b better r worse t different t–ms.
 
OCD usually begins slowly, w–th fw obsessions tht develop into rituals. People w–th OCD r usually preoccupied w–th cleanliness nd avoiding germs. In th–s case, th repetitive behaviors begin slowly but thn become increasingly difficult t control. Fr example, hand-washing, daily showering, nd housework my become frequent, precise, nd prolonged. Wh–l sm rituals cn hv place –n everyday l–f, rituals tht begin t disturb th quality f l–f become problem. People w–th OCD r unable t skip ny steps –n th ritualistic behavior bcus th compulsive thoughts w–ll bother thm unt–l thy perform th ritual exactly s thy th–nk –t must b done. Wh–l thy fl relieved ftr completing th series f actions, th relief –s short-lived. They r soon compelled t repeat th ritual ll vr g–n.
 
OCD cn b treated w–th psychological therapy, medications, r combination. Behavior therapy w–ll nly b effective –f yu r motivated nd truly want t manage your condition. It hlps yu t learn different ways f thinking but nd reacting t situations tht mk yu anxious. Bcus –t –s challenging nd cn b demanding n both yu nd your family, family support –s vital t hlp yu overcome th condition.
 
Treatment using medications cn ls b vry effective –n th treatment f OCD. Antidepressants tht affect serotonin brain pathways r vry useful –n controlling th symptoms f OCD. These medications include selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors such s fluoxetine, paroxetine, fluvoxamine, sertraline, escitalopram, nd th tricyclic antidepressant clomipramine. It cn tk up t 4 t 6 weeks fr medications t show results.
 
 
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