Nurturing Resilience: A Therapist’s Guide to Supporting LGBTQIA+ Clients with Anxiety and OCD

As mental health professionals treating anxiety and OCD, we have the privilege of working with people from diverse backgrounds, all needing tools and support to navigate life’s challenges.

Read More

Treating Anhedonia When CBT Fails: Using Positive Affect Treatment for Depression and Anxiety

Do you have clients who don’t get well, and struggle with low mood and lack of interest in anything?  Most of my clients get better and some of

Read More

9 Best Practices in Self-Care for Therapists

Self-care is essential for therapists and other mental health professionals. Our resilience and mental health are key to helping others and longevity in the profession. Think about how

Read More

Anxiety and OCD Relapse

People who have anxiety and OCD seek treatment to find relief from the terrible pain of worry and intrusive thoughts. They are not thinking of OCD relapse, they

Read More

Information vs. Reassurance in Anxiety and OCD

Information seeking or reassurance seeking – why is it important to distinguish one from the other? In my practice, I think of some clients I have seen recently:

Read More

Suicide Prevention Awareness

One of my clients has a friend who became suicidal last week. Her friend has always been a happy person, but was overwhelmed by seasonal depression very fast

Read More

Mindfulness and Relaxation for Kids with Anxiety

I see people of all ages in my practice, but when I work with kids I am especially eager to help them get well quickly. We want anxiety

Read More

Highlights of #OCDCon – the 24th conference of the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation

IOCDF featured: Record-breaking attendance; a new movie about the struggles of children with OCD with many of the children from the movie in attendance; experiential workshops; new research

Read More

Free Help For Your Clients With OCD

Do you struggle with having enough time to help all of the people who suffer from OCD? As we have discussed in previous blogs, there are not enough

Read More