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What can I do when OCD makes me afraid to eat?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

January 24, 2023

OCD and BFRB: Skin Picking, Nail Biting and Hair Pulling

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January 06, 2023

OCD vs. Perfectionism: What Do I Really Have?

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January 06, 2023

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Do something about OCD now. Make today the day for change.

By Stacy Quick, LPC

December 20, 2022

Where you shouldn’t seek treatment for OCD—and where you should

By Stacy Quick, LPC

December 19, 2022

Effective ways you can respond to unwanted thoughts

By Stacy Quick, LPC

December 14, 2022

Here’s why response prevention is the key to OCD recovery

By Stacy Quick, LPC

December 07, 2022

How do I know if I’ve started to conquer OCD?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

December 06, 2022

Do I need a diagnosis to start OCD therapy?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

November 30, 2022

Your therapist may say they treat OCD, but are they really specialized?

By NOCD Staff

November 11, 2022

How to Respond When Your Partner has OCD

By Stacy Quick, LPC

November 07, 2022

How I was finally able to open up about my OCD fears

By Stacy Quick, LPC

October 30, 2022

OCD themes that can be hard to talk about

By Stacy Quick, LPC

October 26, 2022

How to get help for taboo or shameful OCD thoughts, step by step

By Jenna Overbaugh, LPC

October 25, 2022

Why should I sit in discomfort?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

October 19, 2022

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Signs you may be getting the wrong treatment for OCD

By Stacy Quick, LPC

October 14, 2022

The price of untreated OCD

By Stacy Quick, LPC

October 05, 2022

Why does my OCD keep switching themes?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

October 03, 2022

GAD vs OCD: Could you have been misdiagnosed with GAD?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

September 23, 2022

I have OCD, and I have also experienced trauma. Can I be helped?

By Nicholas Farrell, Ph.D

September 21, 2022

If OCD is chronic, why should I start therapy?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

September 16, 2022

My symptoms come and go—is it still OCD?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

September 14, 2022

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and does it work for OCD?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

September 09, 2022

You’re afraid of ERP therapy, but do you really know what it’s like?

By Stephen Smith

September 06, 2022

NOCD’s Research Demonstrates That ERP Therapy Is Effective For All OCD Subtypes

By Nicholas Farrell, Ph.D

August 30, 2022

The role of shame in OCD, and how to let go of it

By Vicki Rackner, MD

August 26, 2022

I’m living in recovery from OCD—here’s what that means

By Stacy Quick, LPC

August 26, 2022

Can distraction become a compulsion?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

August 24, 2022

Back to School with OCD: A Survival Guide for Children, Teens, and Caregivers

By Stacy Quick, LPC

August 19, 2022

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Virtual Behavioral Healthcare Is Here To Stay, But Change Is Needed

By Stephen Smith

August 18, 2022

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The Suffering You’ve Endured From OCD Isn’t Your Fault—It’s The Mental Healthcare System’s

By Stephen Smith

August 10, 2022

Is anxiety about monkeypox making OCD worse? Here’s how to manage it

By Patrick McGrath, PhD

August 10, 2022

Why OCD may cause you to distrust yourself

By Stacy Quick, LPC

August 03, 2022

NOCD Therapy is now covered by Aetna insurance nationally

By Stephen Smith

August 01, 2022

Mental Compulsions: The Unseen Battle

By Stacy Quick, LPC

July 27, 2022

5 Benefits of Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy

By Alegra Kastens, M.A., LMFT

July 25, 2022

What if my anxiety is not decreasing during ERP?

By Nicholas Farrell, Ph.D

July 15, 2022

How to deal with guilt and shame from OCD

By Stacy Quick, LPC

July 14, 2022

Is ERP dangerous?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

July 08, 2022

Why talk therapy typically isn’t effective for treating OCD

By Jenna Overbaugh, LPC

July 06, 2022

Why can’t I just get rid of the thoughts?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

July 01, 2022

Can ERP Improve Symptoms of Depression?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

July 01, 2022

Reassurance is Actually Making You Less Assured

By Stacy Quick, LPC

June 27, 2022

Why is OCD worse when I’m traveling or on vacation?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

June 16, 2022

The 3 steps you can take to regain your life from OCD

By Peter Davis

June 14, 2022

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Do I have to take medication to get treatment for OCD?

By Patrick McGrath, PhD

June 09, 2022

How important is virtual ERP therapy for OCD? A Q&A with Dr. Jeff Szymanski about recent research released by JMIR

By Julissa Gonzalez

June 02, 2022

After recovering from OCD, I’m sharing my experiences through theatre: Presenting “I’m Just a Little Bit OCD”

By Ria Fay

June 02, 2022

Dealing with Grief When You Have OCD

By Stacy Quick, LPC

May 26, 2022

3 Tips For Managing OCD As a Professional

By Stephen Smith

May 19, 2022

What does it actually mean for OCD to be “triggered”?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

May 17, 2022

What should I do if I’m unsure about OCD therapy?

By Julissa Gonzalez

May 11, 2022

6 things OCD treatment at NOCD Therapy is not (and what it actually is)

By Stephen Smith

May 09, 2022

How frequently should I do ERP with a therapist?

By Peter Davis

May 06, 2022

Spreading Awareness About OCD And Related Disorders with Elise Petronzio Of ocdopus

By Stacy Quick, LPC

May 03, 2022

I’m Autistic With OCD. Here’s How My Therapist And I Made ERP Work For Me

By Sarah Stanton

April 27, 2022

Dear Loved Ones: What I Want to Share Now That I am in Recovery

By Stacy Quick, LPC

April 26, 2022

How You and Your Partner Can Handle Your Child’s OCD

By Carolyn Meiman, LCSW

April 22, 2022

Who goes to OCD support groups?

By Tia Wilson

April 22, 2022

3 Ways To Overcome The Impact OCD Has On Sleep

By Stacy Quick, LPC

April 22, 2022

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ERP As a Family Lifestyle

By Susanne Haase

April 20, 2022

What to expect long term with your child’s OCD?

By Teda Kokoneshi, LMHC, CCTP

April 20, 2022

Handling Parental Burnout

By Minde Faneuff

April 20, 2022

How to help a child with OCD and Autism

By Julie Reville

April 20, 2022

Incentives to encourage kids’ engagement in ERP treatment

By Paulina Stephens

April 20, 2022

Dear Loved Ones: A Letter of Things We Wish You Knew (When We Were in The Trenches of OCD)

By Stacy Quick, LPC

April 19, 2022

How to Find OCD Consequences that Work

By Julie Reville

April 18, 2022

NOCD Support Groups: Finding Help and Hope in the OCD Community

By Stacy Quick, LPC

April 13, 2022

How Therapy Helped Me Gain Back All That OCD Had Tried To Take

By Stacy Quick, LPC

April 12, 2022

Obsessing about Obsessing: “Is this really OCD?”

By Stacy Quick, LPC

April 07, 2022

Confessing Intrusive Thoughts Can Actually be a Compulsion

By Stacy Quick, LPC

April 05, 2022

Values Over Fear in OCD

By Stacy Quick, LPC

March 31, 2022

How ERP Can Treat All OCD Themes

By Stacy Quick, LPC

March 24, 2022

What Exactly Is Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) Therapy?

By Patrick Carey

March 24, 2022

What OCD Cost Me

By Stacy Quick, LPC

March 22, 2022

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Autism and OCD: My Journey from Self-Hating Perfectionist to Autistic OCD Advocate

By Sarah Stanton

March 08, 2022

NOCD now offers more therapy sessions per week

By Patrick McGrath, PhD

March 01, 2022

People-Pleasing Patterns in OCD

By Stacy Quick, LPC

February 24, 2022

Dealing with Doubt

By Stacy Quick, LPC

February 22, 2022

Why Virtual Therapy Can Be As Effective As, Or Even More Effective Than, In-person Treatment For OCD

By Patrick McGrath, PhD

February 18, 2022

Can A Therapist That Doesn’t Share My Faith Treat Me Effectively?

By Patrick McGrath, PhD

February 15, 2022

Creative Interventions While Doing ERP

By Barbara Zelop, LPC, ATR-BC

February 11, 2022

The 6 Best Podcasts For People With OCD

By Jenna Overbaugh, LPC

February 10, 2022

What To Do When Your Child Has OCD

By Stacy Quick, LPC

February 10, 2022

Suffering In Silence Made My OCD Symptoms Worse

By Stacy Quick, LPC

February 04, 2022

My Journey from Hopelessness to Empowerment

By Kyle Lucas

February 03, 2022

The Rumination Trap

By Stacy Quick, LPC

February 02, 2022

What is Emotional Contamination in OCD And How To Treat It?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

January 28, 2022

5 Must-Read Books for People Struggling with OCD

By Stephen Smith

January 26, 2022

Can Giving OCD a Name Help You Manage It?

By Stacy Quick, LPC

January 24, 2022

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Understanding What OCD Recovery Means

By Stacy Quick, LPC

January 18, 2022

Taking the Power Away from Intrusive Thoughts

By Stacy Quick, LPC

January 14, 2022

Am I Going to Have OCD Forever?

By Stephen Smith

January 13, 2022

Announcing NOCD Telepsychiatry

By Stephen Smith

January 11, 2022

I Became an OCD Specialist Because of My Son’s Struggle and Recovery

By Kim

January 06, 2022

Why I Stopped Calling OCD Thoughts “Bad”

By Stacy Quick, LPC

January 06, 2022

My Journey to Becoming an OCD Specialist Began in My Adolescence

By Ruthie Brooks

December 28, 2021

I Resisted Therapy for Years. Now I’m an OCD Specialist.

By Sebastian Wingfield

December 17, 2021

My Decision to Specialize in OCD Came From My Own Experience

By Robert Williamson

December 10, 2021

All I Ever Knew Was OCD. Now I’m Here to Help People Like Me

By Mollie Albanese

December 01, 2021

Take Charge of Your Benefits: Get the Insurance-Backed OCD Therapy That You Deserve

By Stephen Smith

November 29, 2021

Don’t Waste Your Time: Find a Licensed Therapist That Specializes in Treating OCD

By Stephen Smith

November 24, 2021

NOCD Offers Community-Driven, Not Condition-Specific, Therapy

By Stephen Smith

November 17, 2021

I Got My Life Back When I Received the Right Treatment for OCD

By Jenni K

November 12, 2021

How My OCD Experience Made Me a Better Therapist

By Jenna Overbaugh, LPC

November 10, 2021

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“Invest In Yourself”: The Transformational Advice That Helped Me Conquer OCD

By Stephen Smith

November 01, 2021

Why Therapy For OCD Isn’t Needed Forever

By Stephen Smith

October 18, 2021

Do You Use Avoidance as a Compulsion? The Consequences Can Be More Extreme Than You Think.

By Stephen Smith

September 22, 2021

Why Our #1 Goal is to Enroll As Many New People with OCD As Possible Into NOCD Therapy

By Stephen Smith

September 20, 2021

Here’s What to Do When OCD Strikes Unexpectedly

By Stephen Smith

September 15, 2021

Why Online ERP Therapy Can Be More Effective Than In-person Therapy

By Julissa Gonzalez

September 10, 2021

Instead of Yearning For Your Old Life Back, Live Better Now

By Stephen Smith

September 08, 2021

Mindfulness in the Treatment of OCD

By Alegra Kastens, M.A., LMFT

August 27, 2021

NOCD Therapy is Built to Help People with OCD for Life

By Stephen Smith

August 13, 2021

How is NOCD Different from Standard ERP Therapy?

By Stephen Smith

August 09, 2021

Stop Ruminating and Start Living

By Stephen Smith

July 27, 2021

Finally: A Therapist Directory Specific to Treating OCD

By Stephen Smith

July 23, 2021

Five Questions to Find Out if Your Therapist Can Effectively Treat OCD

By Stephen Smith

July 20, 2021

How Is OCD Treated? Here Are Your Best Options

By Patrick Carey

June 25, 2021

ERP to Member Advocate: My Journey From OCD to NOCD

By Kerry Osborn

April 25, 2021

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Here’s How to Handle Your Therapist Not Knowing ERP

By Keara Valentine

April 24, 2021

The Truth About CBT for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

By Keara Valentine

April 22, 2021

Is ERP Therapy Best for Harm OCD?

By NOCD Staff

April 02, 2021

Why You Won’t Be Judged About Your OCD in Therapy

By Keara Valentine

March 31, 2021

How to Overcome Harm OCD: The Most Effective Treatment

By Keara Valentine

March 18, 2021

OCD and ERP Therapy: What You Should Expect

By Patrick McGrath, PhD

March 16, 2021

How My Son’s OCD Opened My Eyes to ERP

By Janet Singer

March 02, 2021

Can Online Therapy Effectively Treat OCD?

By Keara Valentine

March 01, 2021

Why ERP is Effective for POCD

By Caryn Gill

February 04, 2021

Here’s What a Typical Journey Through OCD ERP Therapy Looks Like

By Keara Valentine

February 02, 2021

Why Your Therapy Isn’t Helping Your OCD

By Keara Valentine

January 22, 2021

Best Therapy For Relationship OCD

By Keara Valentine

January 21, 2021

Suicidal OCD and ERP: Can They Work Together To Treat You?

By Keara Valentine

January 12, 2021

Why Teletherapy Might Be the Best Form of Therapy For You Right Now

By Keara Valentine

January 11, 2021

How Do You Know You’re Ready for OCD Therapy?

By Keara Valentine

January 08, 2021

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6 Best Strategies to Combat Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

By Keara Valentine

January 07, 2021

How Long Does ERP Therapy Take?

By Keara Valentine

January 06, 2021

How to Get Affordable ERP Therapy

By Keara Valentine

January 04, 2021

11 Online Resources to Treat OCD

By Keara Valentine

December 31, 2020

Will My Insurance Pay for ERP?

By Keara Valentine

December 22, 2020

How Long Does OCD Treatment Take?

By NOCD Staff

December 15, 2020

How to Use Mindfulness to Manage Your OCD

By NOCD Staff

December 09, 2020

How Does ERP Help With Intrusive Thoughts?

By Keara Valentine

December 08, 2020

What is ERP and Does It Work For OCD?

By Keara Valentine

December 02, 2020

Does ERP Therapy Work for Everyone?

By Keara Valentine

November 23, 2020

How To Find An OCD Therapist That Does ERP

By Keara Valentine

November 20, 2020

Why is ERP So Expensive?

By Stephen Smith

November 18, 2020

OCD Medications: An Introduction

By Dr. Jamie Feusner, MD

October 26, 2020

Causes and Cure of OCD

By Dr. Foluso Solarin, PhD

October 01, 2020

My Story: Overcoming Several Forms of OCD

By Jaclyn Steinmann

August 03, 2020

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Should I First Try ERP on My Own?

By Patrick McGrath, PhD

April 25, 2020

What are SSRIs and do they work?

By Patrick Carey

May 30, 2019

The forgotten in-between: Mixed mood disorders and why we should notice them

By Patrick Carey

May 17, 2019

Why it takes more than just exposures to overcome OCD

By Patrick Carey

April 15, 2019

The things we tried before we saw an OCD specialist

By Patrick Carey

April 03, 2019

What’s it like to do residential OCD treatment?

By Patrick Carey

February 12, 2019

Why is OCD so Often Misdiagnosed?

By Phoebe Kranefuss

February 06, 2019

How To Deal With Compulsive and Intrusive Thoughts?

By Patrick Carey

January 23, 2019

Experts talk about how to get the best OCD treatment

By Patrick Carey

January 12, 2019

Can OCD be treated without medication?

By Patrick Carey

December 04, 2018

Learning to Drum: How I Used ERP Therapy to Feel Better

By Patrick Carey

November 07, 2018

OCD treatment Plan Part Two

By Patrick Carey

August 31, 2018

OCD Treatment Plan Part One

By Patrick Carey

August 30, 2018

Can Ketamine and Rapastinel Hold Clues for Treating OCD: An Interview with Dr. Carolyn Rodriguez

By Patrick Carey

July 13, 2018

OCD Management Through Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)

By Phoebe Kranefuss

June 15, 2018

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Holistic Approaches to Mitigating OCD

By Phoebe Kranefuss

June 12, 2018

A new model for OCD treatment

By Patrick Carey

May 24, 2018

How to choose a therapist or psychiatrist

By Patrick Carey

April 11, 2018

Glutamate: Why it might matter for our mental health

By Patrick Carey

March 21, 2018

How to Tell a Therapist Your Scariest Thoughts

By Patrick Carey

February 02, 2018

Depression and OCD: Why Many People Have Both

By Patrick Carey

December 29, 2017

Defusion and OCD: Useful techniques that are easy to try

By Ryan Vidrine, MD

December 12, 2017