Obsessive compulsive disorder - OCD treatment and therapy from NOCD

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Every NOCD therapist is licensed, trained in ERP, and has experience in treating all themes of OCD. Explore the professional profiles of some of our therapists below.

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Taylor Newendorp

Taylor Newendorp

Network Clinical Training Director

I started as a therapist over 14 years ago, working in different mental health environments. Many people with OCD that weren't being treated for it crossed my path and weren't getting better. I decided that I wanted to help people with OCD, so I became an OCD therapist, and eventually, a clinical supervisor. I treated people using Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and saw people get better day in and day out. I continue to use ERP because nothing is more effective in treating OCD.

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Darilyn McElfresh

Darilyn McElfresh

Licensed Therapist, MS

I describe my approach to OCD therapy as "Nanny McPhee." I'll be here when you don't want me, but you need me. I'll leave when you no longer need me, but you want me. I want to teach my members how to be independent of therapists: Healed to live their lives and thrive. Getting there is challenging and can be bumpy. Treatment is not linear. But you won't be alone. I'll be here to support you through the process. My other areas of focus include sexual health, LGBTQ+ issues, trauma, and attachment styles.

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Sandra Stubbs

Sandra Stubbs

Licensed Therapist, LPC

I take an integrative approach to treating OCD. I like to get to know people through conversation. I'm a doctor of psychology, so members will learn quite a bit of information regarding their mental well-being during our interactions. As a therapist, I understand the importance of self-care. When I'm not working, I like to take long walks, play the piano, sing, and converse with others.

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Elise Curry

Elise Curry

Licensed Therapist, Psychologist

I'm a straightforward and compassionate therapist. My approach is collaborative. I'll go at a pace that's comfortable but challenging for you. I enjoy doing ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention) because I see the reduction of suffering within a relatively short time. People with OCD are often talented and engaging individuals who are a joy to work with. I like seeing my members get their lives back — OCD is no longer in the driver's seat, and they have more freedom. My other focus areas include eating disorders and coming-out issues.

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Saraa Doris Lee

Saraa Doris Lee

Licensed Therapist, MSW

I’ve been seeing clients for over 10 years, and I know how debilitating OCD can be for a person. I’m here to tell you that OCD is treatable, and you don’t have to suffer from it. I specialize in OCD and use Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy because of its effectiveness in treating OCD. My favorite part of working with people that have OCD is seeing results from session to session. I can be your guide using ERP so that you can experience positive changes in your life.

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Gary Vandalfsen

Gary Vandalfsen

Licensed Therapist, Psychologist

​​I've been practicing as a licensed therapist for over 25 years, and my main area of focus is OCD. I use ERP therapy to treat any OCD theme, including those that are aggressive or taboo. I realize I'm asking you to do something scary and hard. I will give you the experience of having somebody alongside you every step of the way. I hope you find me to be a combination of compassionate, direct, and challenging—with encouragement all along the way. You can stand up to this.

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Laura Lamir

Laura Lamir

Licensed Therapist, MS

Having spent over a decade treating people with various disorders, I find that my experience working with families helps me a great deal when treating OCD. Family relationships can play a crucial role in exacerbating OCD, but that’s just one aspect I look at during treatment. I also have experience working with at-risk youths and at a local community health center. There’s nothing I haven’t seen before, and by using Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy, I’ve helped a lot of people put their OCD troubles behind them.

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Liza Fernandez

Liza Fernandez

Licensed Therapist, MSW

I’ve been practicing as a licensed therapist since 1996, and specialize in treating OCD. I've received specialized training in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy to treat whatever subtype or subtypes you're experiencing. I'll use almost 25 years of experience to guide you so that you can learn how to manage OCD on your own.

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Stephen Mohr

Stephen Mohr

Licensed Therapist, LPCC-S

During my time as a clinical counselor, I often treated people that described OCD symptoms. Now, I specialize in treating OCD. I’m driven to help people in significant pain, so to treat those with OCD, I’ve become more proficient and confident in the treatment that I provide. Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy allows me to do that because it gets the results I’m looking for. Those results lead someone with OCD, someone like yourself, to find a more fulfilling life.

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Mary Davis-Harfst

Mary Davis-Harfst

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

My passion is helping those with OCD maximize their quality of life. OCD is debilitating, but I know that receiving the appropriate treatment can bring back your life. I’ve been a licensed therapist for over 30 years. I graduated from the University of Maryland, and have specialized training in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy.

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Thelma Rivera

Thelma Rivera

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I’ve been practicing as a licensed therapist since 2005. My main area of focus is OCD with specialized training in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy. I use ERP to treat people with all types of OCD themes, including aggressive, taboo, and a range of other unique types.

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Kelly Sansone

Kelly Sansone

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I’ve been practicing as a licensed therapist since 2008. My main area of focus is OCD with specialized training in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy. I use ERP to treat people with all types of OCD themes, including aggressive, taboo, and a range of other unique types.

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Madina Alam

Madina Alam

Director of Therapist Engagement

When I started treating OCD, I quickly realized how much this type of work means to me because I had to learn how to be okay with discomfort and uncertainty myself. I’ve been practicing as a licensed therapist since 2016. My graduate work is in mental health counseling, and I use Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy because it’s the gold standard of OCD treatment.

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Rani Dronamraju

Rani Dronamraju

Licensed Therapist, MSW

I love treating OCD because I know I will see progress throughout our sessions. My style as a therapist is about understanding where you're coming from, being empathetic to your needs, seeing which therapy tools fit into your life, and figuring out how you can adapt them to go in the direction you want. I've worked in the field of mental health for 30 years, treating depression, intellectual disabilities like autism, relationship issues, and problems with communication or self-esteem.

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Judy Lair

Judy Lair

Licensed Therapist, LPCC

When you have OCD, you go through life on the defensive. You can't live a life that's fulfilling. We have to change direction and go on the offense. I'll start by finding out what your strengths are and how you approach life. We'll take that and empower you. My own anxiety is always relevant when I'm in the trenches with my members. I have extensive experience treating anxiety and depression, and I'm also a faith-based counselor. I see every person as individual and special in their own right.

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Ursula Wright

Ursula Wright

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I've had OCD since age 20. ERP therapy changed the way I process and deal with intrusive thoughts and fears. I'm proof you can live a productive life with minimal anxiety. Just schedule your first session. Just one. Your healing is our goal. This is your own story to create at your own pace. I'm here to guide and support you daily, provide encouragement, and watch you thrive. I also have experience helping people with depression and anxiety disorders, ADHD, grief, and relationship issues.

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Teri  Bullis

Teri Bullis

Licensed Therapist, BCBA

I’ve seen people with OCD improve within a fairly short amount of time using Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy, but it does take work. With my help, you’ll see that the hard work pays off and will completely change your life. I've been a licensed psychologist since 1999. I have a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, am a board-certified behavior analyst, and have training in ERP therapy.

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Paulina Stephens

Paulina Stephens

Licensed Therapist, LCPC

I'm a warm, understanding, and easygoing therapist. I truly enjoy getting to know the people I work with and devising treatment plans based on their individual needs. I love helping people achieve the skills to manage OCD and live fulfilling lives based on their values, not their fears. My goal as a therapist is to help you learn to separate yourself from your thoughts; together we can work on acknowledging all the things you are. I am additionally trained in body-focused repetitive behaviors, hoarding, tic disorders, and depression.

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Sandra Magliacani-Shern

Sandra Magliacani-Shern

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

I grew up in a household with OCD. I know how much distress OCD and anxiety can bring, and I'm passionate about helping people with OCD gain access to care in an understanding environment. You don't have to walk in feeling strong or brave; you just have to be open and willing to try. All feelings are allowed to exist, and you can learn to be present with your feelings. In addition to OCD, I treat general anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder, body dysmorphia, phobias (with a special interest in emetophobia), and health anxiety.

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Bethany Burton

Bethany Burton

Licensed Therapist, MA

I've had my fair share of intrusive thoughts. I recall having thoughts of harm about my newborn and how upsetting it can be to experience them. But I also know how to deal with them now. I'm here to teach you how to treat intrusive thoughts like everyday thoughts, to learn how to just let them pass by. We’ll build a strong relationship founded on trust and safety so you feel comfortable sharing your thoughts with me. I can also be a little silly and use humor to release tensions during sessions.

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Benjamin Harris

Benjamin Harris

Licensed Therapist, MA

I would describe myself as a kind-hearted drill sergeant. I bring compassion, understanding, and support to the therapy room, but I am also firm and direct. You can expect loads of sarcasm and humor. If we can laugh at OCD, it loses much of its power. After years of training and experience, I realized I had experienced obsessive compulsive tendencies since I was a child. These experiences help me understand where members are coming from, and work with them to develop a creative treatment plan that gets the results they want.

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Lynn Young

Lynn Young

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I’ve been treating people for over a decade now, and now specialize in treating OCD. Working with families at a local church and students on a college campus, I’ve experienced very different OCD cases and have treated many different OCD subtypes. I use Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy and enjoy how ERP allows me to apply structured, personalized treatment. ERP offers people a way to face their fears, and with me as a guide, I’ve seen great results. I hope to bring those same results to you.

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Theresa Barton

Theresa Barton

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

Having OCD makes a person think that their intrusive thoughts are important and mean something about their character. These thoughts feel real and even scare people into thinking they can act on them. But intrusive thoughts are not a reflection of who you are, and because of that, there’s no genuine intention of wanting to make your thoughts real. But it’s not that easy to allow intrusive thoughts to simply pass by. I’ll show you how to face them and not rely on compulsions to relieve the anxiety that they cause. I happen to be a board-certified coach. Motivating people is second nature to me. The key to our sessions is that I will look to tap into what’s already inside you, that willingness to work and overcome challenges. I will walk beside you as you embark on your journey to feeling better in all aspects of your life.

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Bonnie Grossman

Bonnie Grossman

Licensed Therapist, LPC

You need to know that the intrusive thoughts you're experiencing are not who you are and don't dictate your values and beliefs. I understand that you may be nervous about sharing your OCD thoughts or feel ashamed to even have them. I'll create an environment that makes you feel safe to open up. You need an ERP therapist that will listen to you without judgment. I want to be that therapist for you. It's essential that we have open communication during our time, and that includes me being clear to you on what's going on during sessions. Members describe me as warm, compassionate, and understanding. I'm here to support you, so together, we can break you away from the hold that OCD has on you so that you can get your life back on track.

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Noelle Rodgers

Noelle Rodgers

Licensed Therapist, LPC

I’ve struggled with OCD myself and learned how to manage it, so I understand what it’s like. I know how OCD makes life difficult, and more importantly, how to successfully treat it. That’s what motivates me to help others with OCD. I’ve been practicing as a licensed therapist since 2014, and gained specialized training in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy to ensure I help people with OCD in the best possible way.

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Erin Crowley

Erin Crowley

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

I want you to have a life with the ability to make the choices you want, but that can be hard to do when you have OCD. Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy allows you to do that.I’ve been practicing as a licensed therapist since 2014, and I know that learning how to manage OCD takes time, but not as much as you might think. After only a few sessions and a commitment to doing ERP, you may notice feeling significantly better.

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Tania Patrizio

Tania Patrizio

Licensed Therapist, LICSW

I’ve treated OCD, as well as other forms of mental health challenges, for almost 20 years. I’ve used Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy elements in general cases for trauma and PTSD, but now I provide specialized care for those dealing with OCD. I have experience treating all ages and know how ERP can benefit anyone dealing with all OCD subtypes. I’ll be honest. I love ERP because of how well it works. Let’s start treatment and get you better.

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Stephaney Cooper

Stephaney Cooper

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

As an OCD therapist, I work to create an atmosphere that's safe and non-judgmental. I'm very compassionate about the challenges you're facing. I can offer you hope—ERP is a proven strategy to reduce OCD symptoms. In therapy, I'm always thinking long-term. When our sessions are over, I want you to be able to recognize and challenge obsessions and compulsions as they come, even if they may change. I'm a licensed marriage and family therapist and certified clinical trauma professional. I've also treated depression and anxiety.

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Shanna Lindstrom

Shanna Lindstrom

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

Do you have obsessive thoughts that don’t align with who you are? Is your anxiety getting in the way of relationships, and putting a limit on your happiness? Do you long to live a more fully present & balanced life? I believe in developing trust with you in a non-judgmental space. I can help you learn to confront your fears and anxiety using Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy, The keys to making you better are compassion, motivation, and persistence. We’ll work together to help you cross that bridge you haven’t been able to cross on your own, so you can live the life you want to live.

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April Kilduff

April Kilduff

Licensed Therapist, MA

I'm passionate about helping people obtain a proper diagnosis and evidence-based therapy. I've seen it change so many lives. Right now, OCD is offering you short-term relief in exchange for long-term discomfort. In OCD therapy, we want to flip that. If you're going to be uncomfortable, let's make it productive. ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention) may produce short-term discomfort, but it can give you the long-term relief you're seeking. My other areas of professional focus include anxiety disorders and the autism spectrum.

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Tracie Howell

Tracie Howell

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

One of my loved ones suffered from OCD and was successfully treated. I know how difficult the condition can be. OCD has been controlling you to trust intrusive thoughts and certain compulsions. In treatment, I'll ask you to trust me and our work with Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). Ensuring you feel safe is key to me. I'll meet you where you are and help you see your strength as you take control of OCD. You don't have to live in pain. You are not alone. You too can live the life you desire.

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Shahzad Chaudhry

Shahzad Chaudhry

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

I've been treating people with OCD since 2011, using Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy to help people get their life back from OCD. ERP treats all types of intrusive thoughts, including violent and taboo, so that you can overcome OCD. My background helps me as an OCD therapist because in treatment, you'll have to share your intrusive thoughts, and I've heard & seen it all.

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Kara Lash

Kara Lash

Licensed Therapist, LPCC

During my time in private practice as a licensed therapist, a family member and a friend described their OCD struggles to me. Once I discovered how often OCD was being mistreated, and the more I learned from people facing this challenge, the more I wanted to help those in need. Now that I specialize in OCD, I use Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy to treat anyone with this challenging disorder.

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Christopher Straface

Christopher Straface

Licensed Therapist, MA

Human nature is to avoid the things that make us uncomfortable. OCD therapy is going to feel uncomfortable — you're no longer avoiding the things you used to avoid. It's like physical therapy: You have to do some work, but it can be life-changing. As a therapist, I'm relaxed, warm, and welcoming. I will educate you on the process and goal of ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention), an effective model that will help you. My other areas of professional focus include anxiety, depression, trauma, trichotillomania and BFRBs (body-focused repetitive behaviors), and adjustment disorder.

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Julie Vierling

Julie Vierling

Licensed Therapist, LISW

I deal with anxiety myself and know the physical symptoms that go along with it. But I also know my anxiety is nothing compared to your OCD. I've been treating people with OCD for over 25 years as a licensed therapist, and I can tell you that out of all the available treatments out there, Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy is your best option. It's the only therapy I use to treat OCD.

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Nicole McCutchan

Nicole McCutchan

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I can understand your distress. I was diagnosed with OCD 15 years ago, and I've seen great results with ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention). It teaches you a different way to react to thoughts. As a therapist, I'm a teacher and a guide. I participate in the skills I'm teaching, in and out of session. If you're willing to participate, you will see results. I love seeing people work hard on ERP and achieve major changes in their lives. I also have experience treating depression, anxiety, trauma, and addiction.

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Kelsey Callahan

Kelsey Callahan

Licensed Therapist, Professional Counselor

I began my career working with people suffering from eating disorders, and I learned how many of them also had OCD. Since then, I've wanted to help people with OCD get back to doing the things they want to do with the people they care about. I've been a therapist since 2015, graduating from Marquette University. I use Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy because it's proven to work as a treatment for every OCD subtype.

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Mia Nunez

Mia Nunez

Clinical Director- West Region

After giving birth to my two children, I experienced the type of OCD-like symptoms that many women experience, including having intrusive thoughts of harming who I love. I became motivated to go deeper into learning how to treat OCD. During sessions, you’ll be asked to share your OCD experiences in confidence, but I know how hard it is to explain to someone what your OCD is like. I’ll create a non-judgemental space so you can disclose everything that’s affecting you, Members describe me as warm, direct, and honest. I call myself “solution-focused,” but when there’s an opportunity to have a little fun during a session, I’ll take it. I like to stay in touch with current research and only use treatment proven to work. Together, we’ll bring you to a place of better control and a lot more freedom.

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Heather Brasseur

Heather Brasseur

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

I’ve been a licensed therapist for 21 years, treating OCD as well as a wide range of mental illnesses and disorders. Scientifically proven treatment for OCD is now accessible for those in need with Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy. Using ERP, I will help you reach your goal of overcoming OCD and finding more joy in your life.

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Tracy Mowles

Tracy Mowles

Licensed Therapist, LPC

I'm an empathetic therapist who understands that each individual is unique. OCD is often misunderstood, and I want to help fix that. Although OCD is chronic, your suffering doesn't have to be. You are not alone in seeking therapy. ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention) can be effective in a short time, if you're consistent with practicing your skills. It's not my job to judge you; it's to listen. My other areas of focus include BFRBs (body-focused repetitive behaviors), hoarding, depression, generalized anxiety, phobias, and panic.

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Teda Kokoneshi

Teda Kokoneshi

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

As a therapist that specializes in OCD, I can help you reach your goal of putting your OCD troubles behind you. Before joining NOCD, I spent my career treating severe anxiety and trauma cases, working within community health and hospital environments. I know how debilitating OCD can be, so I'm happy to make Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy available to you in my sessions. ERP is proven to work for all subtypes and is considered the gold standard of OCD treatment.

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Lynda Flatt

Lynda Flatt

Licensed Therapist, LPC

I have personal experience with mental health issues. I understand what it's like to go through a hard time and need people to walk alongside you and help you through it. For nearly 10 years in the psychiatric field, I've helped adults, adolescents, and children get their lives back. OCD therapy is a team sport. We'll focus on exactly where you need to go and take small steps together. I won't ask you to do something I wouldn't do. Beyond OCD, I've mostly worked with depression, anxiety and PTSD.

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Andrew Moeller

Andrew Moeller

Licensed Therapy, LMHC

I've been a licensed counselor since 2013, having run my private practice with a steady influx of OCD cases for several years. Out of all the approaches to OCD treatment that I've used, I find Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy to be the most effective. ERP goes beyond other methods and tackles the problem head-on. By using ERP in our sessions, you can look forward to better days ahead.

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Cori Brittain

Cori Brittain

Licensed Therapy, LPCC

I've seen people close to me struggle with mental health, and I've dealt with anxiety myself. If I can help people live with OCD — or anything else they're struggling with — that's really rewarding to me. As a therapist, I am non-judgmental and collaborative. We'll start where you are and go from there, depending on your needs. I’ve also worked with people affected by generalized anxiety disorder, traumatic backgrounds, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Brian Rohloff

Brian Rohloff

Licensed Therapist, LCPC

As a therapist that specializes in OCD, I learned the value of structured therapy with concrete goals to reach during treatment. Before joining NOCD, my work in a community mental health clinic put me in front of diverse people and mental health issues. I treated anxiety, depression, and schizophrenia and even became a team leader at the clinic. I enjoy using Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy to treat people with OCD because ERP allows me to set those goals customized for your life, based on what you need.

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Kellie Kintz

Kellie Kintz

Director of Therapist Culture and Qualified Supervisor for Registered Clinical Social Work Interns (RCSWI)- Florida

I am a LCSW with over 30 years of clinical experience in the South Florida area working with clients diagnosed with OCD, Anxiety and other Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Trauma, Crisis, Dual Diagnosis, and Grief & Loss. I have worked in large teaching hospitals, inpatient and residential psychiatric units, IOPs, PHPs, OPs, private practices and hospices. At NOCD, our mission is to restore hope for people with OCD through better awareness and treatment. Our focus as a speciality-provider is on the NOCD 5 Diagnoses: OCD, Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors and Tics, Hoarding, Co-morbid to OCD Anxiety & Related Disorders. I am proficient in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy, considered the gold standard treatment for OCD. ERP requires you to face your fears. As your therapist, I know how to guide you so that you can walk through that fear and reach the reward that awaits you.

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Ruthie Brooks

Ruthie Brooks

Licensed Therapist, LPC

I've seen a loved one struggle with OCD. He found treatment with a therapist who specializes in ERP, and it really changed his life. As an OCD therapist, I take a holistic approach: You are not your OCD. Your OCD is one part of your mental health. I’ll help you incorporate self-compassion and let go of any shame, judgment, and guilt. This is a nonjudgmental space; you can be transparent with me. In addition to OCD, I focus on treating anxiety, trauma, grief, depression, and stress management.

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Daniel Kasper-MacMillan

Daniel Kasper-MacMillan

Licensed Therapist, LCPC

Empathy and rapport come first, always. I may be an expert on OCD and ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention), but you're the expert on your lived experience. My intention is to help you effectively become your own therapist. Like any skill, ERP takes practice, but my goal is to help you achieve a lasting state of recovery. Think of it as going to the gym or practicing an instrument. My experience includes treating body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs), hoarding, depression, bipolar, body dysmorphia, anxiety, phobias, trauma, queer-related issues, and substance use.

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MaryBeth Overstreet

MaryBeth Overstreet

Licensed Therapist, LPC

I will center therapy on what you need, making sure it follows evidence-based practice. I have personally struggled with generalized anxiety disorder. I now do a lot of Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) myself; it's part of my lifestyle. You can take anxiety with you and tolerate feeling uncomfortable. Some days, it's not easy. But with this treatment, you can live the life you want — not the life OCD wants. In addition to my specialization in OCD, I also have experience treating major depressive disorder, borderline personality disorder, and bipolar disorder.

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Adriana Delgado

Adriana Delgado

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

I did ERP (Exposure and Response Therapy) personally to treat a phobia, and I was blown away by how successful it was. As a therapist, I'm excited to share ERP with you for OCD. I know others may not understand your OCD fears, but you can be honest with me. This is a judgment-free zone, and I'm here to support you every step of the way. I have experience with intensive in-home therapy for behavioral issues, depression, and anxiety, and I can treat adults and adolescents with OCD.

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Kenneth Hosier

Kenneth Hosier

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

I'm an empathetic therapist. You’ll always have my support to get through to the other side, and we’ll keep working, no matter what. I have more than 20 years of experience as a professional counselor, and I believe my entire career has led me to specialize in OCD. I love working with NOCD members because I get to see real change in everyone I work with. When NOCD members do good exposure exercises, I've seen change quickly. I work with adults and adolescents; my additional specializations include hoarding and tic disorders.

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Helene Titelbaum

Helene Titelbaum

Licensed Therapist, LICSW

OCD therapy may feel daunting, but you are more capable than you realize. You can do hard things. Therapy is a journey we're on together. This is a place to work toward feeling safe. I'm not here to judge; I'm here to understand. I'll help you define your goals and work toward them in every session. When we let ourselves approach things that feel uncertain, the benefits can be greater than we can think. I also specialize in treating anxiety, depression, trauma, and family systems issues.

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Shauna Pichette

Shauna Pichette

Licensed Therapist, LPC

My career as a licensed counselor and therapist has allowed me to help people of all ages. I began helping people as an in-home clinician in Mississippi before moving to Wisconsin. I worked at a residential facility for kids with OCD and now provide specialized OCD treatment with NOCD. During our sessions, we'll be using Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy. I've seen how ERP can transform a person and help get their life back. I can treat any OCD subtype using ERP, so whatever you're struggling with, I can help.

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Mary Kay Rose

Mary Kay Rose

Licensed Therapist, LPC

I have over 15 years of practice in treating mental health, and now I specialize in OCD. I've worked in a community agency and mental health facilities where I've treated children as young as 3 and adults up to 90 years old. Most of my cases focused on trauma and substance abuse, in addition to OCD, and have taught me how to treat even the most troubling of mental health challenges. During our sessions, I'll use Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy to treat you. ERP is proven to be effective against all OCD subtypes, so whatever challenge you're facing, I can help.

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Monique Williamson

Monique Williamson

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

I've been a licensed therapist for over 8 years. During my career, I have treated many people for alcohol addiction and other challenges such as OCD. In alcohol addiction, people struggle with intrusive thoughts brought on by past events and worries. OCD has its similarities to the addiction world, which has prepared me to become a therapist specializing in OCD. During sessions, I use Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy because it’s proven to work for any OCD subtype.

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Jonathon Du Ross

Jonathon Du Ross

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

From working through my own mental health challenges, I know what it's like to feel stuck, and what it's like to learn to overcome fear. As an OCD therapist, I provide a warm and informal environment. I like to use humor to promote flexibility in how we see life's absurd moments. Learning to laugh about them can help you accept that you're going through a difficult time but will move beyond it. I also have experience treating anxiety disorders, depression, trauma, and helping folks who struggle with executive functioning.

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Jennifer Dalimonte

Jennifer Dalimonte

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I’ve been a therapist for over a decade, and now I specialize in treating OCD. I’ve worked in outpatient clinics, treatment centers, and community-based programs. I’ve handled mood disorders, complex trauma, and OCD cases, even working with children and their families to overcome mental health challenges. I appreciate the Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy we’ll use during sessions because the treatment is evidence and research-based. I’ve seen people respond well to ERP, and I hope I’ll be able to help you using ERP.

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Nicholas Farrell

Nicholas Farrell

Clinical Director - East Region

For over 15 years, I’ve been offering evidence-based care to people struggling with OCD. I have received specialized OCD training through various clinical training institutions. My experience extends beyond the treatment of OCD, having helped those with obsessive-compulsive spectrum conditions and other anxiety-related problems find a better place in life. Together, we’ll use Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy during sessions to help you get your life back.

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Robyn Pavlick

Robyn Pavlick

Licensed Therapist, LPC

Being a therapist isn't just a career choice for me; it's a calling rooted in compassion, empathy, and a belief every individual can make positive changes. In sessions, I use a person-centered approach which helps me go at each member's pace. I won't push you — I'll listen to you and approach our progress as a collaboration. This is a safe place where you can feel secure. In addition to OCD, I have experience working with people who have struggled with addiction, sexual assault, and severe and persistent mental illness such as schizophrenia.

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Camille Rodriguez

Camille Rodriguez

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I became a therapist because I enjoy helping others, empowering those I work with by providing them with practical tools to help people reach their goals. Once you become confident in using ERP tools during treatment, you'll be able to use them whenever OCD strikes. But ERP treatment requires you to share your intrusive thoughts and face your fears. I'll provide you with a safe space to explore and work with my support and guidance by your side. Self-discovery is a big part of treatment. That means you'll have to step outside of your comfort zone from time to time, but I can help you build that inner confidence needed to succeed. Members find me to be warm and patient and appreciate that I challenged them at the proper time. I want you to know that you are stronger than you may think, and I can't wait to help you get your life back.

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Tracie Zinman-Ibrahim

Tracie Zinman-Ibrahim

Licensed Therapy, LMFT

OCD is very present in my family. Three of my loved ones and I have it. I was the first to seek therapy with ERP, and that changed my life forever. I've stayed well for 20 years using ERP as part of my lifestyle. I want everyone to find the same hope and recovery I did after treatment. I teach principles and skills to prepare my members to begin to face their fears, taking a holistic approach to treatment. There are no quick fixes, but ERP can change the rest of your life for the better.

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Erica Callicoatte Villanueva

Erica Callicoatte Villanueva

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

As a therapist, I'm warm and empathetic. I can join you where you're at. At NOCD, you're in good hands. This is a safe, comfortable space where you can share. Know you're not alone. You will have help in beating the OCD bully. I have seen that ERP is very effective, if you consistently put in the work and practice doing exposures on your own. In addition to OCD, I have treated anxiety, depression, trauma, PTSD, and substance use disorders.

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Barbara Zelop

Barbara Zelop

Licensed Therapist, LPC

I have over 10 years of experience working with courageous people, treating the severely mentally ill within hospitals and inpatient care. I've treated adults and teens for OCD, as well as trauma, PTSD, and bipolar disorders. I use Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy because it's proven to work. Having used exposure techniques before arriving at NOCD, I can attest to its incredible effectiveness in helping people with OCD get better.

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Dr. Sara Conley

Dr. Sara Conley

Licensed Therapist, Ph.D.

I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in the treatment of OCD. I have over 11 years of experience working with OCD both in research and clinical settings, with my clinical experiences spanning from residential facilities to outpatient clinics. As your therapist I’ll guide you through the therapy process and empower you through Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). If you’re willing to jump into ERP therapy with both feet, trust the process and yourself, you can achieve success in overcoming OCD.

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Lisa Perry

Lisa Perry

Licensed Therapist, LPC

I’ve been in the mental health space for over 20 years, and now I specialize in treating OCD. I have a wide range of experience, including my private practice, and have treated people for anxiety, depression, ADHD, trauma, and much more. I put my trust in well-researched methods, which is why I enjoy Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy. Not only is ERP backed by research, but it’s been proven as an incredibly effective treatment for people dealing with OCD.

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Kimberly Monkman

Kimberly Monkman

Licensed Therapist, LPC

I know what it's like to have anxiety. I love helping others face their fears and build trust in themselves. It's so rewarding to help people get their confidence back by using ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention). My approach to treating OCD is collaborative. I believe you're the expert on your life experience. I'll be your cheerleader throughout this process. If you stick with the work and practice your homework, you will achieve amazing results. I also specialize in treating general anxiety, social anxiety, depression, BFRBs (Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors), and PTSD.

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Lauren Lake

Lauren Lake

Licensed Therapist, LCPC

I’ve been practicing as a licensed therapist and counselor for over 8 years and now specialize in treating OCD. I also specialize in trauma care and have helped many people with their trauma-related disorders. For people with OCD, I use an evidence-based treatment called Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy. ERP allows me to address your particular OCD challenges, giving you truly personalized treatment.

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Deanne Johnson

Deanne Johnson

Licensed Therapist, LPC

As a therapist, my priority is to develop a rapport and a feeling of safety with my members. I want to understand your interests and concerns. I really am interested in who you are and in helping you regain confidence in yourself. Your commitment to therapy determines the outcome of treatment. As long as you're fully present for sessions, and your homework is consistent, you will see improvement. In addition to OCD, I have experience treating trauma and anxiety, particularly with inner-city youth.

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Celeste Soto

Celeste Soto

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

My path to becoming a therapist that specializes in OCD has developed over the past several years treating a wide variety of mental health challenges. I’ve helped people with OCD as well as depression, anxiety, trauma, and eating disorders find a better life with effective treatment. To get your life back from OCD, I’ll use Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy. ERP is proven to be the most effective treatment for OCD, and for many, results can arrive quickly.

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Anika Carrasco Trujillo

Anika Carrasco Trujillo

Licensed Therapist, LISW

I started treating people for OCD, as well as other mental health challenges such as depression, in 2004. Now, I specialize in OCD and use Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy to treat any OCD subtype. As much as I’ve learned as a licensed therapist, seeing family and friends deal with OCD has made my work more personal. ERP allows me to treat any subtype while tailoring treatment to your specific needs.

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Jennifer Shafi

Jennifer Shafi

Licensed Therapist, LPC

I've personally struggled with anxiety and depression, which runs in my family. I know that with effort, you can overcome these challenges. I've helped many people make changes to improve their lives. My approach to treating OCD is warm but direct. Treatment takes effort, and with effort, you will see results. My goal is to help you become your own therapist. Beyond OCD, I've trained as a marriage and family therapist and an art therapist, and I've also focused on anxiety and mood disorders.

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Smita Kapoor

Smita Kapoor

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

Growing up in India, I witnessed firsthand how mental health issues were often stigmatized and misunderstood. One of my family members struggles with OCD; observing their challenges deeply impacted me. My diverse areas of expertise empower me to support individuals with OCD facing a wide range of challenges, including depression, anxiety, trauma, and substance abuse. I am a certified EMDR therapist and am pursuing certification as a sex therapist. My goal is to foster a more informed and accepting attitude toward mental health, both within my community and beyond.

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Katie Belmore

Katie Belmore

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

I’ve been in the mental health field for several years and now specialize in OCD. My road to becoming an OCD specialist has been paved by treating people in a community mental health care facility, working with children and families, and helping kids aged out of foster care. To treat your OCD in the most effective way possible, I use Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy during sessions. ERP can be tough to go through, but I think you’ll find it incredibly useful in overcoming your OCD.

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Sonya Reed

Sonya Reed

Licensed therapist, LCSW

I’ve been working in the mental health space for almost 10 years, and now I specialize in treating OCD. In addition to treating OCD at hospitals and within local communities, I’ve also worked on cases dealing with anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, and other disorders. When you meet with me, I’ll be using Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy to get you prepared for post-treatment life by showing you how to manage your OCD.

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Terra Yott

Terra Yott

Master of Social Work (MSW), Registered Social Worker (RSW)

I’ve been working in the mental health field for about 10 years, more recently as a clinical social worker, and now I'm trained to treat OCD out of Ontario and Nova Scotia, Canada. I also have extensive experience treating people with ADHD, bipolar disorder, addiction, trauma, and anxieties and relationship struggles. To treat your OCD, I’ll use Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy during our sessions. Over the years, I have used exposure techniques to help overcome their mental health challenges. I can attest to how well ERP works and how it shows people how to manage their OCD.

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Robert Williamson

Robert Williamson

Licensed Therapist, LPC

I’ve experienced the pain of OCD myself, and I’ve experienced the relief that comes with treatment. ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention) is highly effective. It doesn't just work well for some people—it works very well for a great many people. As a therapist, I have a warm personality and put people at ease. I will teach you how OCD perpetuates itself. The more you know about it, the easier it is to motivate yourself to break that cycle. I also have extensive experience helping people with anger, grief, and mood regulation.

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Paige Geraghty

Paige Geraghty

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I’m going on 10 years as a licensed therapist and clinical social worker, and now I specialize in treating OCD. I’ve gained my experience working in an outpatient mental health clinic while also managing outpatient family therapy. The tools that I’ll use come from Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy. ERP is a structured and effective treatment that allows you to see your progress clearly and quickly. It’ll take some work on your end to make gains but with my guidance, I know you can do it.

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Aswini Mathew

Aswini Mathew

Master of Social Work, MSW

I have 7 total years treating people for anxiety, depression, and trauma. Now with specialized training from NOCD, I can treat your OCD using Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy. I have 2 years under my belt as a licensed social worker in Canada as a social worker, with additional 5 years of experience in India. I use a client-centered approach that treats you and not your OCD symptoms, using effective tools through ERP therapy.

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Hanna Zavrazhyna

Hanna Zavrazhyna

Master of Social Work (MSW), Registered Social Worker (RSW)

As your OCD therapist, I'm here to support you. I believe people are resilient, and I'd like to help you believe in yourself. I know things can be a day-to-day struggle right now. When you build muscles to fight OCD, you can see benefits in every part of your life. My style is open and direct; I will demystify the process and explain why we're doing what we're doing at every point. I also specialize in trauma and crisis situations, depression, anxiety, and social anxiety.

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Hayley Clausing

Hayley Clausing

Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC)

I am trained in OCD treatment and now provide Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy to help treat any OCD subtype. For the past 7 years, I’ve mainly been working with children, teens, and families treating anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, and more. In addition to my private practice, I’ve done non-profit clinical counseling and have counseled vulnerable populations. I love what I do, and with ERP, I know we can work together to bring joy back into your life.

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Shawna Ecklind

Shawna Ecklind

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

In OCD therapy, changes can happen quickly. Within months, people can have a whole new outlook on life. That is beautiful. In sessions, I'm collaborative, and I like to use a lot of humor. Whatever you bring, I'll start where you are, and we'll go from there. Therapy will stress you out and make you do things you don't want to do, but we can also have some fun. I also have experience treating complex PTSD, depression, anxiety, gender dysphoria, and trauma.

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Judith Steverson

Judith Steverson

Licensed Therapist, MSW

I’ve been a therapist for the past 5 years, and after being trained by top OCD clinicians at NOCD, I now specialize in treating OCD. I have additional experience treating people for trauma, anxiety, and depression. gaining my experience by working for the department of social services, the SAVED Foundation, and providing online teletherapy. When we work together in sessions, I’ll show you how Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy can help you overcome your obsessions.

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Lourdes De Las Heras Kuhn

Lourdes De Las Heras Kuhn

Master of Social Work (MSW), Registered Social Worker (RSW)

I’ve been a licensed therapist working in inpatient and outpatient settings in the United States for over 10 years. I have experience treating various mental health issues including any theme of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Using Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy, we will work together to get you to manage your OCD with confidence.

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Lindsay Prizer

Lindsay Prizer

Licensed Therapist, Ph.D.

I’ve been working as a licensed therapist for over 10 years, and with training from top clinicians at NOCD, I now specialize in treating OCD. I’ve been working mostly in academic and medical settings in addition to holding a private practice, helping young and older adults overcome their anxiety and mood disorders. During our sessions, I’ll use Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy to teach you how to manage your OCD on your own with confidence.

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Gwen Blake

Gwen Blake

Licensed Therapist, Ed.S.

I am a relational counselor. To me, rapport is the most important thing. I seek out connection and a good therapeutic relationship: this ERP is yours. It is not mine. Let's come up with ideas together, discuss and collaborate. Outside of work, I'm the mom of a teenager, and I love to do art journaling, needle felting, and outdoor activities like kayaking.

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Elizabeth Keating

Elizabeth Keating

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

My personal experience with anxiety, combined with my professional experience, makes me an authentic and direct therapist. Members trust me and feel comfortable in our sessions. I love working with OCD and other conditions that are often misunderstood. I don't want you to feel misunderstood anymore. I'm here to help you see that your thoughts aren’t you — they are OCD. I also have experience treating trauma, sexual abuse, eating disorders, ADHD, anxiety, depression, and anger.

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Amanda Contento

Amanda Contento

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

I’ve been practicing as a therapist for over 5 years. With NOCD, I specialize in treating OCD after receiving training for top OCD clinicians. I have worked in a substance abuse inpatient program, and have run my private practice where I’ve helped people in my community over mental health challenges. During sessions, I’ll guide you through Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy as you’re exposed to your fears and anxiety so you can feel better.

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Mayra Nieto

Mayra Nieto

Licensed Therapist, LPC

My own indirect and direct relationship with OCD and anxiety has helped me understand people and their families who are also suffering from OCD and co-occurring disorders. I'm a creative and hopeful therapist who takes an individualized approach. Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) has some concrete focuses, but it is important to be unique with each exposure and each member; none of us are exactly the same. My other areas of focus include major depressive disorder, faith-based counseling, and generalized anxiety disorder.

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Vic Chaperon

Vic Chaperon

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I have over 20 years of experience practicing psychotherapy, running my private practice for over 15 years specializing in OCD. I’ve also gained experience working in hospitals and clinics where I treated anxiety, depression, relationship & family dynamics, and more. The most effective approach to treat OCD is known as Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy. ERP is backed by research and is incredibly effective in showing you how to manage your OCD with confidence.

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Jamie Fall

Jamie Fall

Licensed Therapist, LPCC

I want to know about your personality, and I want you to get to know me. I am non-judgmental, and I understand that you may be really suffering. I will never forget that.

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Melanie Dideriksen

Melanie Dideriksen

Licensed Therapist, LPC

I’ve been a licensed therapist for almost 9 years, treating people for OCD as well as other mental health challenges. Having spent time with top clinicians at NOCD, I provide Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy to those battling any subtype of OCD. ERP is the gold standard of OCD treatment and is not only backed by evidence but gives you a realistic chance to see progress within a short period of time. I’ve dealt with OCD myself, so I know what it’s like to break away and recover from OCD obsessions and compulsions.

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Michelle Meadows

Michelle Meadows

Licensed Therapist, LPC

Treating OCD and anxiety is personal to me. I've struggled with anxiety throughout my life, and I have loved ones with OCD and anxiety disorders. I am a direct but empathetic therapist. My own experience has helped me understand the need for self-compassion. This is a no-judgment zone. We are collaborating on this journey together. I want to be here to help you take each step in your treatment. OCD therapy is as effective as the effort you put into it. But you can see progress in just a few sessions.

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Raelee Eicke

Raelee Eicke

Licensed Therapist, Psy. D

Therapy gives me the chance to help someone regain control of their life. I have ADHD, and I know how learning the right skills can give you the freedom to make the choices you want. That’s why I like ERP, which is focused on individualized sessions; someone can have treatment tailored just for them. ERP gives you the tools to manage your OCD for the rest of your life, but first, you’ll have to face your fears with my guidance so you can learn how to not rely on compulsions. I come from a place of non-judgement and empathy, because with empathy, you can help a person in a more meaningful manner. Members tell me that I’m a great listener that makes them feel seen and safe. You can meet your goal of recovery. Let me be the one to guide you.

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Yvonne Arias

Yvonne Arias

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

My approach to OCD therapy is kind but firm. My sessions are a safe, non-judgmental space where you'll learn to confront your fears and have the support to trust in your ability to withstand distress. It's important to understand that your thoughts aren't facts — they don't have to be in charge of your life. Sharing your thoughts can take away their power. ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention) is extremely effective, especially when practiced consistently and repeatedly. I also specialize in anxiety, depression, ADD, crisis counseling, and adjustment disorders.

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Tiffany Merritt

Tiffany Merritt

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

For over 10 years, I’ve worked as a licensed therapist helping people overcome severe cases of OCD and substance abuse. My experience has been gained working within an inpatient psych facility and chemical dependency centers along with my own private practice. Being an OCD specialist means that I use Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy during sessions, considered the gold standard of OCD treatment. ERP can be challenging, but by balancing compassion and a little push, ERP can do tremendous things for you.

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Jessica Meyers

Jessica Meyers

Licensed Therapist, MS

I’ve been working as a licensed therapist for over 7 years, with about 10 total years providing service to those with mental health challenges. I’ve trained in specialized OCD treatment with NOCD, and now provide Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy to those dealing with OCD obsessions and compulsions. ERP goes to the heart of the problem, attacking it head on. The exercises can be challenging, but I’m here as your guide through those challenges so you can live life to the fullest.

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Patricia Sinclair

Patricia Sinclair

Licensed Therapist, LISW-S

I am an empathetic, non-judgmental therapist. There is nothing to judge about obsessions or compulsions. Having a cold doesn't define who you are as a person. OCD doesn't either. They are just conditions to be treated. I take a holistic approach to therapy. To see progress, you really have to commit to homework daily and come into sessions having done that homework. I have experience treating many other conditions, including anxiety, depression, bipolar, codependency, and personality disorders. I have frequently worked with the Amish and the LGBTQ community.

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Rosa Pacheco Uscanga

Rosa Pacheco Uscanga

Licensed Therapist, LPC

For the past 3 years, I’ve been working at a partial hospitalization facility where I treated OCD as well as trauma, anxiety, depression, and more. I also have a background in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy, considered the gold standard of OCD treatment. I put my trust in ERP therapy because it’s evidence-based with lots of data and research behind it, but I’ve also seen ERP work for many people during sessions. I think you’ll find the results that you're looking for.

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Emma Beneke

Emma Beneke

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I like getting to know people and I value support and connection. I have a lot of experience working with people with anxiety and can relate to those feelings. Outside of work, I love spending time outdoors with my family. I like the quote, 'Nothing in nature is rushed, and yet everything occurs when it should.'

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Paria Maghsoudi

Paria Maghsoudi

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

As a licensed therapist for over 3 years, I now specialize in helping people overcome OCD. My experience has been mostly gained working within intensive outpatient facilities and partial hospitalization programs designed for people battling mental health issues. My go-to therapy for treating OCD is called Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). ERP is a solution-based approach focused on showing you how to accept your intrusive thoughts rather than rely on compulsion to address your anxiety.

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Heidi Vanderhei

Heidi Vanderhei

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

Suffering from anxiety and depression can be very isolating — I've experienced it firsthand. I specialize in OCD and other anxiety disorders because they've affected me and my family. In therapy, we'll focus on your presenting problem and the symptoms that are negatively interfering with your quality of life. This is a safe space. You will find our work to be nonjudgmental and empowering. I've worked in the OCD community for 20 years; my other areas of focus include BFRBs (body-focused repetitive behaviors, tics, and hoarding.

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Tamara Fagan

Tamara Fagan

Licensed Therapist, LISW-CP

As a therapist, I accept people with no judgment. I have anxiety, so I know what that feels like. I've learned skills to cope with it, and now I can talk about it. We all have our issues, and we're all together in this. ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention) is a skill you can learn. It's not just talking; it's a tool you can carry with you when you leave. (I know you don’t want to stay in therapy forever.) Beyond OCD, my professional experience includes helping people with substance abuse and co-occurring trauma and depression.

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Andre Carrington

Andre Carrington

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

I’ve been a licensed therapist for 6 years, and with training from top clinicians at NOCD, I now treat OCD using Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy. I’ve gained my experience as a therapist working at facilities specializing in substance use disorders where I also treated anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, and family dysfunction. ERP is incredibly effective at treating OCD, and results can be seen within a few sessions.

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Michelle Soares

Michelle Soares

Licensed Therapist, LPCC

ERP is a really cool therapy. Once you get it, it works, and you can run with it. I am a direct therapist who will push you, with your consent. I'll be the coach encouraging you to go beyond what you think is possible. I want to empower you to take charge, get into the driver's seat of life, and kick OCD to the back seat. My professional experience includes helping people with major depressive disorder, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and substance abuse.

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Courtney Holbrook

Courtney Holbrook

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I understand what you’re going through, because I have struggled with OCD myself. Outside of work, I enjoy true-crime books and podcasts, and I love being in nature. I once hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and back up in one day. That's about 10 hours. I didn't think I'd make it, but I did. It was a great experience—but next time I'll spend the night before hiking back up.

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Francisco Quinonez

Francisco Quinonez

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

As a therapist, I take a humanistic approach to treating OCD. This is an alliance, and we're in this together. I like to include humor and creativity in sessions when possible. But this is your space and time. There will be easier sessions and tougher sessions. It's important to trust the process and trust yourself. I have experience working with couples, families, and chronically ill people. I understand how OCD can affect people’s relationships and support networks.

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Justin Trout

Justin Trout

Licensed Therapist, LPC

Starting when I was young, through some personal experiences, I have felt called to help people. I love seeing people overcome hills and valleys and by the end of therapy be able to say, "I feel better."

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Ariel Melotik

Ariel Melotik

Licensed Therapist, LPC

You're taking the biggest step right here. Getting yourself into OCD therapy is awesome. It can also be scary. But putting in the time and effort will pay off. My treatment style is collaborative and eclectic. I want to work with you to create your treatment plan and break down your challenges. I got my professional start in a residential center that specifically worked with people who have OCD. I’ve also worked with social anxieties and phobias, and depressive disorders such as D-ADHD.

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Alfredo Ramos

Alfredo Ramos

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

Being a therapist is a calling for me – a way to help others the same way I have been helped through therapy. I will treat you with empathy, encouragement, and accountability.

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Agnes Carbrey

Agnes Carbrey

Licensed Therapist, MA

I have seen that mental health has been the most important issue in all of my personal relationships, and I have a passion for alleviating other people's suffering. When I discovered the tools of therapy myself, I wanted to share them.

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Raechel Taylor

Raechel Taylor

Licensed Therapist, MSW

I like to create a safe and open environment for my members. I want this to be a collaboration, so we're working together and I'm not just telling you what I believe are the answers. This is a team effort. In my spare time, I like reading, getting outside, and doing Pilates.

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Christi Hogan

Christi Hogan

Licensed Therapist, MA

As a therapist, I'm very direct, but also open, empathetic and patient. I look forward to working together with you to ease your struggles and make your life a lot better. In my spare time, I enjoy watching movies and spending time with my son, who's eight. I love to get outdoors and go for hikes. I think exercise is really important for reducing stress and supporting mental health.

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Marcio Guzman

Marcio Guzman

Licensed Therapist, Psy.D.

As a therapist, I aim to be authentic and present with the people I work with. I'll listen to your story with empathy, understanding, validation, and consistency, working to create a safe space. I personally have struggled with subclinical OCD symptoms. The treatment for OCD is effective. It can feel uncomfortable before it gets better. But it has the potential to make symptoms manageable and really improve the quality of your life. My other areas of focus include anxiety disorders, substance use, trauma, and anxiety disorders.

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Hilary Stein

Hilary Stein

Licensed Therapist, MSW

Something I hear a lot is, "I want to be who I used to be before OCD." You can be even better. Treatment can change your life. As a therapist, I provide a casual, comfortable environment. I talk with members in the same way I talk with my friends and family. I will build a connection with you, and we will work together as teammates. In addition to my focus on OCD, I have a lot of experience helping people with anxiety disorders and eating disorders.

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Blima Hoffman

Blima Hoffman

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

In therapy, first and foremost, I like to develop a relationship with the person I'm working with. I try to create a safe, open environment where you can feel comfortable telling me whenever you need to tell me. Outside of work, I love nature and dogs. I've never had one, but that's one of my dreams: to one day get a dog.

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Arielle Speer

Arielle Speer

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I have family members who've experienced OCD, so I have deep empathy for those struggling with mental health. As a therapist, I'm humanistic. I believe your treatment should be guided by you. I encourage you to have self-compassion as you learn to recognize that you are not your thoughts. The goal is progress, not perfection. As a team, we'll get there. I’ve also worked in crisis mental health services, treating substance use disorders and survivors of sexual and domestic violence.

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Margaret Pricejones

Margaret Pricejones

Licensed Therapist, LICSW

As a therapist, first and foremost, I provide support and empathy. Then I'll teach you techniques to manage your OCD. Outside of work, I'm a big biker. I bike everywhere for transportation.

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Rebecca Gonzalez

Rebecca Gonzalez

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

As a therapist, I bring a lot of empathy, compassion and understanding. I'm not just a stoic face. Outside of work, I have two dogs—a French bulldog and German shepherd mix—and I love spending time with them and my husband, running, hiking, and being outdoors.

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Marilyn Pennington

Marilyn Pennington

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

As a therapist, I am focused on you. I will let you tell me your story first. I'll meet you where you are, with all your feelings. OCD therapy might be uncomfortable at times, but it's an evidence-based practice and will be effective in the long run. We will go at your speed, and the work we do together will be worth it. Outside of my specialized training in OCD, I have worked mainly with anxiety and depression, and I have additional experience treating schizophrenia.

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Liz Rowell

Liz Rowell

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

I know how debilitating OCD and anxiety can be, and how much you want to return to a normal life. I have lived experience with depression, anxiety, therapy, and ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention). I've been able to improve my life and mental health, and I'd like to share what I've learned with you. I bring myself as a person — not just a therapist — to each session, along with a solid sense of humor. My other areas of professional focus include depression, anxiety disorders, self-harm, and borderline personality disorder.

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Carolyn Meiman

Carolyn Meiman

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

OCD therapy can be scary and hard work at times. But you're not alone. I'm here to help you in whatever capacity you need. As a therapist, I am person-centered. I will empower you to take the lead and tell me what role I need to play in each session. No matter what, you're going to come out of therapy with skills that will make a difference, big or small. My primary experience is in community-based practice, focusing on kids, depression, anxiety, parenting skills, family communication, and mindfulness.

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Arlene Donnelly

Arlene Donnelly

Licensed Therapist, LPC

I became a therapist because of my own mental health journey. I know what it's like to address what's going on inside your head and successfully come out on the other side. In OCD therapy, we'll look at your thoughts to build coping skills and manage anxiety. I understand this can be scary. But we'll go into this together and take things at a comfortable pace. You can ultimately be more in control of your life. My areas of focus include severe and persistent mental illness, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and trauma.

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Scott Serpa

Scott Serpa

Licensed Therapist, LICSW

As a therapist, I use a non-judgmental, strengths-oriented, evidence-based approach. I'll meet you where you're at and get to know you, and we'll work together to identify goals and help you reach them. Individuals in my family have struggled with mental health, and I've seen therapy help people overcome tremendous obstacles in their lives. I've also treated depression, anxiety, social phobias, grief, trauma, substance abuse, and persistent mental illness. I know it may be difficult to take the first step and seek help. But I'll be with you, every step of the way.

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Alexandra Hollander

Alexandra Hollander

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

As a therapist, I'm very person-centered. I'll be with you all the way, going through the emotions, working on exactly what your needs are. Some fun facts about me: I have traveled the world extensively and have lived in several different countries. I love different cultures. I was born and raised in Germany; I speak French, but my predominant language is German. And I'm crazy about dogs.

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Caroline Reis

Caroline Reis

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

With OCD, it can take a long time to get that correct treatment—you may have gone from therapist to therapist not really getting exactly what you need. I like to educate people I'm working with on that diagnosis and what that means for treatment. There is hope. There is an effective treatment for OCD, and there are a lot of things we can work on. Outside of work, I have three kids, and like to run. It's how I keep myself physically and mentally healthy.

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Carol Dunning

Carol Dunning

Licensed Therapist, MSW

As a therapist, I’ll make sure you feel safe. You can trust me. I know it's really hard to talk about some of the stuff that goes on inside your mind. I also like to make therapy fun—and it can be a lot of fun when you're learning how to master your thoughts. When I'm not doing therapy, I have a couple of German shepherds that I like to go hiking with, and I love swimming.

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Jason Gibbs

Jason Gibbs

Licensed Therapist, Ph.D.

I've had several subtypes of OCD since I was very young. I've done ERP myself, so I know how effective it is. I also know it takes a lot of courage just to get here. As a therapist, I create a welcoming, warm environment. I'll ask what you want to get out of therapy and craft a treatment plan based on that, realizing other concerns can arise on a week-to-week basis. Beyond OCD, I have extensive experience treating anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, and other conditions closely related to OCD.

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Jessica Palmer

Jessica Palmer

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

My approach to OCD therapy is to be as collaborative as possible. I will provide plenty of education about OCD and ERP (Exposure and Response Therapy), and I'll work with you to apply these strategies to your daily life. We will start small and work our way up. It will most likely feel uncomfortable at times, but I'm here to support you and encourage you. Therapy will be rewarding as long as you're willing to try little things over time. You can learn how to enjoy your life again.

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Aaron Hensley

Aaron Hensley

Licensed Therapist, MSW

OCD is often misdiagnosed or overlooked, and I love being part of the solution. You are an individual, with individual experiences and needs. I view you as an expert on your OCD. As someone who has struggled with repetitive behaviors, I know your thoughts don’t define you. Together, we can reach success. I love getting to the end of treatment and celebrating the great strides the people I work with have made. I also specialize in treating general anxiety, body-focused repetitive behaviors, and depression.

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Devon Garza

Devon Garza

Licensed Therapist, MC

As a therapist, I'm really direct and comfortable pushing you to do what you need to do. I don't shy away from topics that you might think are weird or uncomfortable. I'm here to help you deal with those. Accountability is also important to me—we're going to talk about what's going well, and what's not going well. A fun fact about me: When I'm not in session, I love to nerd out playing board games and D&D, and try to keep my plants and mushroom gardens alive.

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Kayla Higginbotham

Kayla Higginbotham

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I don't believe therapy has to feel intense, sad, or scary. I try to bring fun and humor into my sessions to make them lively and comfortable. I work hard to create a judgment-free space. I hope you'll feel comfortable sharing with me, and that you'll feel seen, heard, and not judged. You're stepping into a journey that is going to be hard, but it's helped many people get their lives back. I also have experience treating depression, anxiety, personality disorders, and mood disorders.

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Jen Locke

Jen Locke

Licensed Therapist, LICSW

I'm a non-judgmental listener. I hope sitting with me is like sitting with a friend or a coach who can help you by listening. I'll give feedback, but this is your therapy: You'll decide what you'll do in your life. OCD can be a lifelong illness, but it's definitely manageable if you get the right help. Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) has been shown to work by decades of research. I've also treated trauma, depression, anxiety, social anxiety, agoraphobia, ADHD, and behavioral issues in children, including oppositional and conduct behaviors.

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Vanessa Nunez

Vanessa Nunez

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

As a therapist, I want to create an environment where you'll be comfortable enough to be open and honest with me. I will reciprocate that openness and honesty, and I'll gently push you to break out of your comfort zone. When I'm not doing therapy, I love to do CrossFit. I took a break to have a baby, but now I'm back at it.

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LISA DE GUZMAN

LISA DE GUZMAN

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

First and foremost, I want you to feel like you're heard and not judged. You're not alone in this; there is help. I will help you build confidence and a new skill set—you can develop the skills to live a really healthy life. A fun fact about me: My new self-care activity is transforming a Ford Transit so my husband and I can spend time in nature and settle back into the universe. It's a beautiful thing.

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Ryan Ventillo

Ryan Ventillo

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

As a therapist, I am authentic, compassionate, and caring. Empathy and open communication are important, and I take the time to listen and understand. I like to set specific goals and use measurable instruments so we can understand where we started and where we're going. Some fun facts about me: I've traveled to more than half of the United States. I'm a big outdoorsy type of person and love going on hikes and to national parks.

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Tim Flaharty

Tim Flaharty

Licensed Therapist, LPCC

As a therapist, the first big piece I work on is developing a connection with the person I'm working with, so we can establish trust. I take time to learn about you—the story of who you are, how you've gotten to where you are now, and what you want for the future. From there, we start looking into more of the techniques that will sever the connection between the things you're doing that aren't helping you and your anxiety. A fun fact about me: I have an undergraduate degree in theater, which is something I've always been interested in.

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Jennifer McCormick

Jennifer McCormick

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

As a therapist, I tend to take a somewhat gentle approach, although that depends on our treatment goals—I can be direct and forward, or more gentle. When I'm not doing therapy, I love the outdoors—kayaking, hiking, biking, and really anything you can think of to do outside.

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Faran Asen

Faran Asen

Licensed Therapist, LICSW

As a therapist, I'm very collaborative and direct. I like to meet people where they're at. I enjoy coming up with really unique exposures and making sure that we're doing what feels right for you. I try to make sessions light-hearted, when possible, because there's a lot of anxiety and fear involved in OCD. As long as you're still willing to keep going with therapy, you're succeeding. I have experience treating anxiety and panic disorders, in addition to borderline personality disorder and emotional dysregulation.

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Jennifer Beardslee

Jennifer Beardslee

Licensed Therapist, Ed.S

You are not alone. Effective therapy for OCD is available. You're on the first step toward getting help and support. As an OCD therapist, I create an empathetic, nonjudgmental space where you can feel comfortable opening up. I like to let you lead. I will meet you where you are and help you find the wisdom within yourself. I’ve also treated anxiety, depression, ADHD, hyperactivity, conduct disorders, autism, and social communication deficits.

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Alberto Jaime

Alberto Jaime

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

As a therapist, I will treat you with unconditional positive regard and meet you wherever you are, regardless of your situation. ERP therapy may not be as difficult as your worries are telling you right now. Yes, you'll have to do some uncomfortable things. You have to trust me, and I have to trust you. Stepping into this can be anxiety-inducing, and it's a big step, but you can do it. I also have experience treating anxiety, depression, substance abuse, PTSD, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder.

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Iris Cohen

Iris Cohen

Licensed Therapist, MSW

My approach to treating OCD is direct and compassionate. I'll help you identify your values and develop exposures involving the things that are important to you. If you commit to therapy, you can learn how to manage the distress that comes from your intrusive thoughts. You can improve your relationships and work toward your goals. In addition to OCD, I've treated anxiety and depression. I've experienced how exhausting and lonely it can be to be chained by feelings of hopelessness. I want to help people regain enjoyment in life.

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Aki Takeda

Aki Takeda

Licensed Therapist, MS

As a therapist, I am centered on you. In session, I will be with you, without judgment. I like to listen to your concerns first, before offering my own suggestions. When I'm not doing therapy, I play tennis. I love outdoor activities, like walking or hiking. Looking at the beautiful evening sky is very therapeutic for me. And it's also very affordable!

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Lila Wallace

Lila Wallace

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

As a therapist, I take a very compassionate approach and am extremely supportive. As you do therapy, you will have someone alongside you the whole way; you are not in this alone. Some fun facts about me: I was born in Switzerland, and I love to travel.

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Christina Garges

Christina Garges

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I am inspired by the OCD community — I witness so much openness, bravery, and insight at work. As a therapist, I take a very collaborative approach. I encourage members to participate fully in their own treatment. I'm gentle but will push you when I know you can handle it. With consistent practice, Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) is the most effective intervention I've witnessed. I have a history of working with families and teens in the child welfare system, addressing issues related to trauma, attachment, relationship instability, self-esteem, and depression.

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Meghan McKenzie

Meghan McKenzie

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Ph.D

I have family and friends with mental health issues, and I have been in therapy myself. I love doing OCD therapy and seeing positive changes—and the relief that comes along with such change. As a therapist, I utilize compassion and understanding while implementing evidence-based treatments that effectively target problems. In addition to OCD, I’ve also treated children, adolescents, and young adults who have developmental disabilities and autism.

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Anna Chung

Anna Chung

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

With OCD, it can be scary to share your thoughts. I try to create a safe space where you can be yourself and share freely without fear of judgment. A few fun facts about me: I try to walk 10,000 steps every day. I love hiking and usually arrange an annual trip with my friends to different national parks each year.

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Jordan Driskell

Jordan Driskell

Licensed Therapist, MS

I'm diagnosed with OCD myself. I've received treatment, and it's had lasting results. OCD is often misunderstood and stigmatized, leading to delays in diagnosis and treatment. I'm passionate about making a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals with OCD. Effective treatment can dramatically improve your quality of life. In therapy, I aim to create a safe space where you'll feel understood, validated, and empowered to manage your symptoms and live a fulfilling life. I also specialize in LGBTQ+ issues, substance use disorders, and co-occurring mood disorders.

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Anna Newton

Anna Newton

Licensed Therapist, LPC

As a therapist, I want you to be comfortable and feel cared for, to feel like you can talk to me like you're talking to a friend. I'm here for you. You're going to be okay, and you're in good hands. We're in this together. Some fun facts about me: I love animals and have two cats and two dogs. I was in the Air Force and once got a chance to go to Antarctica on a scientific mission.

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Hannah Rodriguez

Hannah Rodriguez

Licensed Therapist, MA

I'm a very person-centered therapist. I provide a space that is safe and non-judgmental. You can show up with whatever you have going on, and you'll be met with kindness, compassion, and empathy in every session, no matter what. In addition to helping provide tools and skills, one of my biggest strengths is providing a safe space where people feel cared for. I am on your team. Much of my work has involved anxiety and depression, trauma, and bipolar disorder. I also teach yoga for addiction, substance abuse, and mental health relief.

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Roohinee Santram

Roohinee Santram

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I take a humanistic approach to therapy. In our sessions, I will hold space for you as a whole person. There's more to you than your diagnosis—that's just a small part of who you are. When I'm not doing therapy, I love to garden. Where I grew up, we were very connected to the food we ate; we knew where everything came from. It's fun to pick things out of the garden and cook them. I particularly like to grow all kinds of hot peppers.

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Makayla Gerhardt

Makayla Gerhardt

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

You are welcome here, and you are accepted. No obstacle is too big to overcome. I know the thoughts you're having might be distressing. You can tell me anything. I won't judge you, and I will meet you where you're at, as an individual. There's always more to learn, and that's something we can do together. I've worked with anxiety and depression, and I have a lot of experience working with trauma. I have an EMDR specialty and have often treated grief as well.

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Samuel Munoz

Samuel Munoz

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I will work with you from a place of understanding. I'd really like to get to know you and what your individual challenges are. I will meet you where you're at. Then, we can work hand-in-hand to learn skills that will help manage your OCD. This will be a very individualized process. When I'm not doing therapy, my wife and I like to take long walks with our dog Luca. She really grounds us. She's nine years old now and still has the energy of a puppy.

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Kimberlee Glassner

Kimberlee Glassner

Licensed Therapist, MS

OCD therapy might seem scary. But trust me as we begin this journey. You're going to see rewards. You'll be able to live without OCD being in the driver's seat of your life. I will orient you to the nature of OCD, and why ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention) works and other therapies don't. You'll learn about the fear structure and how to break the OCD cycle. My areas of focus include anxiety disorders, depression, general adjustment disorder, and body-focused repetitive behaviors. I also have a background in dialectical behavioral therapy for personality disorders.

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Lulu

Lulu

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

Acceptance is at the core of the work that I do. With OCD, you may feel a lot of fear, worry, and anxiety about the particular struggle you happen to be having. I will help you learn how to sit in that space. As a therapist, I am genuine and trustworthy—we can do this together. A fun fact about me: I have lived in two different ancient lands: Jerusalem and Egypt.

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Andrea Kilroy

Andrea Kilroy

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

I am a truly person-centered therapist. I try to look at things from your perspective and understand your story—what happened in your life that brought you to where you are right now? Therapy is going to be a little uncomfortable at times. But we'll move through that discomfort to a point where you can manage it much, much better. I have experience treating people in a variety of populations and settings; my other areas of focus include depression, family therapy, and crisis situations.

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Joshua Hamrick

Joshua Hamrick

Licensed Therapist, MA

You're just a normal person having some issues with thoughts or behaviors. That doesn't mean there’s something wrong with you. That just means we have a chance to work on something together. I love being able to walk with somebody through OCD treatment and help them make their life a little better. I'll work hard to help us feel connected. We'll get a little uncomfortable together, because that's where most of the good work happens. I also have extensive experience working with depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, bipolar disorder, and relationship issues.

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Betty Blanc

Betty Blanc

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

I'm a very collaborative therapist. The foundation of my practice is being a good listener. I listen to what you're bringing to a session, and we'll work together on how you'd like to move forward. I will match your pace, and challenge you when you're ready. Outside of work, I love spending time with my family. We go to the beach a lot. A fun fact: We have a tortoise, and her name is Jessica.

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Matthew McKinley

Matthew McKinley

Licensed Therapist, MA

I prioritize human connection. We're here as two humans, trying to improve those negative symptoms that you want to change. I will help you feel understood, and I hope you will understand me. In session, we will look at what OCD does in your daily life; I won't throw buzzwords at you. A fun fact about me: I have been studying with a Tibetan lama for 15 years. That study, and that Buddhist community I've found, has changed my life.

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Brenda Ibarra

Brenda Ibarra

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

OCD can create overwhelming cycles. As a therapist, I strive to show the connections between how you think, how you act, and how you feel, and how we can break those cycles. Getting back to being you takes practice. I’d like to invite you to invest in yourself as you begin treatment. I will join and challenge you to reach within yourself to find the life you're looking for. I also focus on anxiety, depression, and mood disorders. I can provide treatment in English or Spanish.

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Leah Kawleski

Leah Kawleski

Licensed Therapist, MA

I want therapy with me to feel warm, inviting, and conversational. But I'll also be firm enough to support you with the hard tasks they're doing. Outside of work, I have a one-and-a-half-year-old and a four-month-old, and I love listening to true crime podcasts when I have the time.

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Jessica Young

Jessica Young

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

I will take the time to get to know you, your interests, and what excites you. I like to incorporate mindfulness into sessions. Yoga is a big part of my life and has really helped me with my own anxiety. Outside of work, I like being active outdoors, whether it's doing yoga in my backyard, going for a walk, or spending time at the beach with a good book. That's how I practice self-care.

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Stephen Gigliotti

Stephen Gigliotti

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

I'm a very collaborative therapist. I am big on psychoeducation—I will help you learn about OCD and why we're doing what we do in therapy. I will never ask you to do an exposure I wouldn't do myself. Some fun facts about me: I enjoy hiking whenever I can, and I'm a big video gamer. Sometimes I use video games as a metaphor in therapy: we're not going to be jumping into the level 30s when we're only at level 1. We're going to work on the lower levels to build up our tolerance and abilities.

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Kelsey Hernandez

Kelsey Hernandez

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I'm really big on the idea that you get out of therapy what you put into it. I'm your GPS, and you're in the driver's seat. I'm here to support and guide you to your destination. But you're still the one who’s in charge. A few fun facts about me: I just got a puppy who has been consuming most of my free time. I've also done three international trips solo—to Western Europe, Eastern Europe, and Thailand.

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Jonathan Sickinger

Jonathan Sickinger

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I really believe in person-centered therapy. You are the expert in your life and what's going on right now. I'm just here to be a team member who helps facilitate you getting better, with education and exercises. Some fun facts about me: I have lived on three different continents, and when I'm not working, I really enjoy cooking and reading.

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Stephanie Parker

Stephanie Parker

Licensed Therapist, MA

Through personal experience, I understand the importance of creating a safe and supportive therapy environment. I approach all of my members with empathy and kindness, ensuring that the care that I provide is trauma-informed, gender-affirming, culturally sensitive, and evidence-based. I value meeting each person where they are and helping them reach their goals with encouragement, self-love, compassion, forgiveness, and healing. Some fun facts about me: Outside of work, my number one favorite thing to do is attend concerts. I have one booked pretty much all the time. I live less than a mile from the beach, so I love walking or riding my bike there. And I have a pet chameleon, who is kind of my baby.

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Alessandra Rizzotti

Alessandra Rizzotti

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I'm a solution-focused and goal-oriented therapist. I can also be pretty irreverent and like to use my sense of humor. I focus both on acceptance of the self, as well as change, when creating an action-oriented plan for the people I work with. A few fun facts about me: I'm a beekeeper, and I really like doing art interventions. I used to be a writer and editor, so I like to harness my creativity.

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Lilyvette Perez

Lilyvette Perez

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

There are tools to help you manage OCD symptoms. Learning more about OCD and managing those symptoms can improve your quality of life. ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention) is an evidence-based treatment, and members dedicated to their progress can see changes within a few sessions. As a therapist, my approach is a balance between direct and supportive. I will challenge you, but I understand that progress is a process. I allow space for growth to happen at your individual pace. My other therapeutic focus is trauma.

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Tal Medovoy

Tal Medovoy

Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker

You can get back to doing the things you want to do. I'll be with you every step of the way. I will meet you where you're at, but I'll push you to work as hard as you possibly can, so you can achieve your goals as quickly as possible. (And I'll maintain a sense of compassion and understanding for how difficult that can be.) My goal is for you to work me out of a job. I want you to become your own ERP therapist. I've also treated trauma, family issues, anxiety, and depression.

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Jessica Spaman

Jessica Spaman

Licensed Therapist, LICSW

Personally and professionally, I understand how mental health issues can challenge an individual, their family, and their loved ones. I enjoy seeing the quick progress people with OCD can make when they find the courage to face their fears and learn to tolerate temporary discomfort. So much growth and healing happen when we step outside our comfort zones. Change is hard, but so is living with OCD and anxiety. You can do hard things! I also enjoy helping people with depression, anxiety, PTSD, maternal mental health, parenting, emotion regulation, and adjustment.

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Kari Wolsky

Kari Wolsky

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

I have lived with OCD since the age of 10. From my own experience, I know there is light at the end of the tunnel. Healing is possible! OCD responds very well to treatment, and you've done the hardest part by looking at this page and taking the first step toward wellness. As an OCD therapist, I strive to be warm, authentic, encouraging, and empowering. I can teach you tools and skills to free you from your OCD, so you can live fully and manage any situation going forward. I also have experience providing trauma-informed care.

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Vanessa Duran

Vanessa Duran

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

The most important aspect of treatment is to have somebody you can talk to, who you feel comfortable with. Somebody who's going to listen to you and you feel you can trust. Making sure that that therapeutic alliance is established is my number one priority. Outside of work, I really enjoy crafting. I love to make homemade gifts for friends and family.

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Monique Overstreet

Monique Overstreet

LCSW

I am a compassionate and honest therapist. I'm going to help you do the work, but you have to really do the work. I like to focus on action: How can we utilize skills in different parts of our lives to bring relief? Outside of work, I'm a new mom, and I enjoy reading in my leisure time.

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Sydney Johnston

Sydney Johnston

Licensed Therapist, MS

I'm a strengths-based counselor and very client-centered. This is a safe place where you can feel comfortable and really open up. I'll help you find your strengths. I'm looking forward to sharing research-based approaches that actually work. Outside of work, I love K-Pop. My daughter and I go to concerts and do a lot of fun stuff around that.

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Jendaya Clark

Jendaya Clark

Licensed Therapist, LCPC

I am a patient, warm, and understanding therapist. I challenge members to be able to do the work of therapy in a supportive, comfortable environment. When I'm not doing therapy, I am trying to learn French and Creole. So far I have two plants, and I'm hoping to become more of a plant mom.

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Sarah Uberti

Sarah Uberti

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I know how pervasive anxiety is and the toll it can take on your life. I'm passionate about offering people with OCD the support they need. As a therapist, I always come from a place of non-judgment and empathy. I try to fully understand the person I'm working with. Education is important. When you understand what you're experiencing, you can tackle it better. You won't need therapy forever — ultimately, you'll be able to manage OCD on your own. My other areas of focus include anxiety, depression, trauma, and other obsessive compulsive disorders.

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Alyssa Lentz

Alyssa Lentz

Licensed Therapist, MS

I have personal lived experience with OCD. I can tell you that OCD therapy works. You can have freedom from OCD. You don't have to live life by the rules OCD imposes on you. I'm very open with my members about what we're doing and my experience with OCD. I like to make sure members guide the session as much as they can, and I incorporate humor as much as possible. I also have experience treating trauma, addiction, and anxiety disorders.

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Leana DeVoe

Leana DeVoe

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

As someone who has experienced anxiety and depression, I'm all about helping people learn to help themselves during difficult times. I'd like to get a good understanding of what your OCD looks like on a day-to-day basis. We'll then use ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention) to confront and cope with those thoughts constructively, setting realistic goals. I'll also encourage you to create and foster support systems to reduce feelings of isolation. My additional areas of focus include anxiety, depression, trauma, substance use, and life stressors.

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Marie Albertson

Marie Albertson

Licensed Therapist, LPC

OCD and anxiety are related but different. My ability to empathize and be solution-focused work in both treatment cases. Outside of work, I love writing, art, and swimming.

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Alyssa Cruz

Alyssa Cruz

LCSW

I'm a supportive and understanding therapist who will meet you where you're at. I love using my learned experience and life experience to support people in challenging situations. This may be a new process for you, and there may be some uncomfortable and difficult things we have to work through, but there is hope. You can manage your symptoms so they aren't so impactful in your life. Let's identify the goals you'd like to reach. I have experience treating trauma, anxiety, depression, ADHD, and behavioral concerns.

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Catherine Nakonetschny

Catherine Nakonetschny

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

Therapy is a journey. It's my privilege to walk with people and help them get to where they want to go. This is a partnership. You lead our sessions, and I work as a guide. You are your own best expert on your life. I know how debilitating OCD and anxiety can be. Being able to help people improve their quality of life is really important to me. The goal is progress, not perfection. Beyond OCD, I specialize in depression, anxiety, grief and bereavement, and caregiving issues.

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Sarah Blechman

Sarah Blechman

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I work to create an environment where you'll feel safe and comfortable enough to allow yourself to be understood by another person. We'll work from there and apply real, tangible solutions so you can experience meaningful and significant change. Outside of work, I enjoy practicing yoga, gardening, and swimming in the ocean.

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Amalia Sirica

Amalia Sirica

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

My approach to OCD therapy is gentle but firm. I'll encourage you to challenge yourself to leave your comfort zone and do hard things. I'll also leave space for moments of overwhelm and self-compassion. It won't always be easy, but it will be worth it. There is no such thing as a linear recovery — some days it feels like we're taking two steps forward and one step back, but that's still a net gain of one! My other focus areas include anxiety, depression, crisis care, and trauma, particularly generational trauma.

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Shaniece Hopkins

Shaniece Hopkins

Licensed Therapist, LCHMC

I’m very laid back and I try to encourage my members to steer the wheel. However, I’m very big on psychoeducation—education around your diagnosis will help you truly grasp the concepts at hand and make significant progress. We all have experienced mental health, and it impacts everyone differently. Your journey will never look the same as someone else’s. I love to educate myself and my members. So anytime I find something new that will be helpful, you can be sure that I will share with you. Knowledge is power!

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Latasha Gary

Latasha Gary

Licensed Therapist, LCMHC

I have several family members with OCD; I've seen how they've struggled to cope. I want to give you a voice and sit with you as you work to overcome intrusive thoughts. In therapy, I function as a teacher-coach-cheerleader. First, I want you to understand the process and how it can help you. Then, I'm the coach who pushes you to keep going. Then, I'm your enthusiastic cheerleader as we achieve success. (No success is small on this journey.) I also have experience treating borderline personality disorder, trauma, sexual abuse, and suicidal behaviors.

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Dani Gold

Dani Gold

Licensed Therapist, M.A.

I aim to make our sessions individualized and work collaboratively. Together, we will determine the goals you want to work toward that will help you develop more control over your symptoms and your life. After, you'll be able to take the tools we learn and use them in the outside world, even when therapy ends. A fun fact about me: When I'm not doing therapy, I love taking my dog for walks on the beach; I live just five minutes away from the water.

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Carrie Wells

Carrie Wells

Licensed Therapist, MS

As someone who's been in therapy myself, I've made it my mission to become the kind of therapist I wished I had as a teenager. Building relationships with my members and collaborating with them to create and meet goals is so rewarding. At the core, I approach our work in therapy as a partner and collaborator. I don't profess to know you better than you know yourself. We are always a team. Although the process of OCD therapy can be uncomfortable and challenging, the payoff is gargantuan.

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Joanna Flemister

Joanna Flemister

Licensed Therapist, MA

I have personal experience with OCD and want to share what I know works, according to the knowledge I've gained through personal and professional experience. No one's path is the same. Some people progress through OCD therapy quicker than others. This is your journey — be patient with yourself. ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention) works. Have faith. Beyond OCD, I have experience treating anxiety, depression, tics, BFRBs (body-focused repetitive behaviors), and ADHD.

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Aura Restrepo

Aura Restrepo

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I consider myself to be a supporter and advocate for your journey. In our work together, you can expect a collaborative, warm, non-judgmental environment that supports growth. On a more personal note, I enjoy being in nature, spending time with family and friends, trying new foods, learning new cultures, and dancing. I'm bilingual and speak both English and Spanish.

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Imani White

Imani White

Licensed Therapist, LPCC

I believe that everyone has a unique story and journey. I am collaborative by nature, and that's how I approach therapy. I love spending time with people, learning their life stories and dreams, and helping them to move toward the life they desire. When I'm not doing therapy, I love learning about other cultures, musical theater, anime, watching sermons, and traveling.

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Ashly Huffstatler

Ashly Huffstatler

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

As someone who struggled with anxiety, I greatly value helping people live their best and happiest lives. Seeing my members overcome fears and regain a sense of control over their thoughts is one of my greatest joys. My style is direct and compassionate. You are the expert on your OCD. We will work as partners in treatment. I will help guide you, but you are in charge. My other areas of focus include depression, anxiety, trauma, and children struggling with mental health and behavior concerns.

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Samka Aslan

Samka Aslan

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I create a safe environment where you feel heard, understood, valued, and respected. My approach is non-judgmental, and my interest is in helping you to overcome or better cope with whatever's causing difficulty in your life. You are the expert on your own life. I am here to educate, guide and support you toward your goals. When I'm not doing therapy, I'm trying to learn to ice skate and am interested in gymnastics. I like to travel, listen to music, and spend time with my dogs. A fun fact about me: I've lived in Europe and got to spend a few months in Australia.

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Misti Slaughter

Misti Slaughter

Licensed Therapist, LCPC

As a therapist, my goal is to support people who are misunderstood and mistreated. Unfortunately, people with OCD are part of that population. The good news: OCD is very treatable. I can offer you hope, backed by research. I will bring my all to every session, providing empathy and support throughout your journey. Our time together will always be a safe space where you can share anything without judgment or penalty. You can do hard things! My professional experience includes substance abuse treatment, community behavioral health, hospital settings, and primary care practices.

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Brittany Davis

Brittany Davis

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

OCD therapy is hard — but you can do hard things! You are already doing the harder thing by living with the shackles of OCD. Let’s reclaim your life. Armed with the tools provided by ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention), I work with members to reach goals we set collaboratively in a step-by-step process. My professional experience includes treating anxiety, depression, personality and psychotic disorders, phobias, and other mood disorders.

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Virginia Purnell

Virginia Purnell

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

My approach in treating OCD is to collaborate with the member to create a treatment plan that decreases OCD symptoms and increases skills to combat OCD. Outside of my therapeutic work, I enjoy spending time outside, I appreciate the arts, I like watching movies/ TV shows, and I enjoy reading and spending time with family.

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Torrie Weindorf

Torrie Weindorf

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

I'm an empathetic therapist who loves to help people regain control of their lives. I value the effort needed to challenge yourself to overcome obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors. NOCD provides a safe space for members. You'll be supported and encouraged throughout this process, and you'll be assigned a member advocate who has successfully completed treatment, so you'll never feel alone. I have experience treating bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, and adjustment disorders. I've also worked with families on interpersonal conflicts.

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Alicia Kaja

Alicia Kaja

Licensed Therapist, LMSW

As a therapist, my approach is to meet you where you are today. Then, through the evidence-based practice of ERP, I will provide the support and tools to empower you to overcome your thoughts and urges and pursue the life you truly want for yourself. Outside of work, I’m equal parts book nerd and nature lover. I enjoy being by the water, going to the beach, rock hunting, hiking, fishing, and getting out in nature. I also love board games, books, painting, coloring, drawing, writing poetry, and watching TV (horror movies, true crime shows, and ridiculous stand-up comedy are my favorites).

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Lisa Marie Porter

Lisa Marie Porter

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

As a therapist, I'm conversational and laid-back, but when it comes to addressing OCD, I'm equally direct and ready to challenge things. I aim to help my members feel comfortable, and I'm always asking questions to better understand their experience. OCD therapy will encourage you to step outside of your comfort zone while helping you celebrate every step taken. In addition to OCD, I focus on trauma, PTSD, depression, and anxiety. I find that most people have a history with at least one of those areas.

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Sarah Peterman

Sarah Peterman

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I like to collaborate with my members to develop a plan specific to the individual's needs as I implement evidence-based ERP strategies to achieve results. I am warm and compassionate, and I use humor throughout the treatment process. I find that this helps members feel comfortable and supported while I actively encourage them to lean into their discomfort and challenge OCD. I also frequently talk about the importance of self-compassion, acceptance, and living out your values. Outside of work, I love spending time with my dog, cat, and human family. I also volunteer weekly at a therapeutic horseback riding program for individuals with disabilities, and love reading and listening to music in my downtime.

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Samantha Smith

Samantha Smith

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

I treat OCD with empathy and sensitivity, mixed with directness. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family at the beach or at a BBQ.

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Seth Sultan

Seth Sultan

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I use a collaborative and compassionate approach to treat OCD. I enjoy using creativity and humor to help people challenge themselves to move beyond old patterns and into the life they want to live. Outside of work, I enjoy being outdoors in nature and spending time with family and friends.

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Christopher Leonard

Christopher Leonard

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

OCD therapy is a safe, nonjudgmental space to share anything you've been experiencing and want to overcome. Facing your fears can seem like a daunting task, especially at first. We will work together to create a treatment plan, tailored to you, that will help you change your fear into empowerment. I understand that your thoughts, triggers, or compulsions are unique to you, and I want to understand your experience as well as I possibly can. Beyond OCD, I have worked extensively with people dealing with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder.

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Carrie Hobaugh

Carrie Hobaugh

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

My approach to OCD therapy is nonjudgmental and supportive. I enjoy seeing people get better and figuring out how to help themselves. A fun fact about me: When I'm not doing therapy, I love to play cards.

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Velvet Tabb

Velvet Tabb

Licensed Therapist, MSW

I approach OCD treatment as a journey that we're on together. I believe everyone deserves a safe space where they can discuss their issues without judgment. I always provide my members with that safety. Outside of work, I love putting together jigsaw puzzles. I also have two cats, one of who will pop into a session if you want to meet her. I'm looking forward to working with you.

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Diandrea Seipel

Diandrea Seipel

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

I take a collaborative and non-judgmental approach to treating OCD. I'm willing to do everything I ask my members to do, and I work to challenge specific core fears so we work at the roots of OCD, not just the branches. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my partner, two children, dog, and cat. I enjoy going on walks and hikes when it isn't too hot, reading, and spending time with friends and family. I also enjoy being around horses whenever possible.

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Nikki Dahl

Nikki Dahl

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I have a pretty flexible approach to therapy. (There will be a steady flow of smiley faces in your messaging inbox that you are not obligated to respond to.) My focus allows a completely unique experience for every member. I tend to get along well with members who are very particular about details, because I care about the mapping of your OCD being accurate to your experience. The only thing more important is that you feel like you have agency throughout the entire therapy process. Outside of work, I enjoy nail art, live music, learning new things, and a totally normal and appropriate amount of video gaming.

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Sara Kucker

Sara Kucker

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I take a very kind and gentle approach to treating OCD. I am very supportive and nonjudgmental in session; I want to make people feel as comfortable as possible expressing their thoughts. I also like to use humor in my work when appropriate. Outside of work, you can find me with all of my pets. I have two beagles and a kitten. My husband is a veterinarian and is quick to bring home animals who need homes. Every once in a while, you might even see a pet make an appearance in a session!

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Jenna Scanga

Jenna Scanga

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

As an OCD therapist, I use person-centered approaches, empathy, acceptance, and kindness to build rapport with the people I support. I love supporting others in making huge changes in their lives and being one of their biggest cheerleaders in success. Outside of work, I'm a pretty big foodie. I love to try new things, even if I know there's a probability I won't like it. My current favorite food is ramen. I recently adopted a dog named Dakota, who loves all people—and loves to get all the treats he can.

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Melissa Arena

Melissa Arena

Licensed Therapist MS, LPC

My approach to treating OCD is to put the member first. I like to create a collaborative treatment environment, so each member feels involved in their therapy journey. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family, going on hikes, spending as much time outdoors as I can, and exercising.

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Anne Meyers

Anne Meyers

Licensed Therapist, MA

My approach to treating OCD is individualized to each person and is highly collaborative in nature. While I’m there to guide and support you in treating your OCD, you know yourself best! Outside of work, I enjoy hiking, cooking, traveling, and going to concerts, from folk to punk: I love it all!

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Kaitlin Blum Hatfield

Kaitlin Blum Hatfield

Licensed Therapist, LPC

I approach treating OCD by being educational and validating. OCD is often misunderstood, and people can feel alone in their thoughts and experiences. I aim to provide members with the proper education and support so they can be as prepared as possible for OCD treatment. Outside of work I enjoy playing tennis, reading, baking, watching Bravo TV shows, and spending time with friends and family.

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Gail Amalfitano

Gail Amalfitano

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

My approach to treating OCD begins with my approach to counseling. I like to build trust and rapport by creating a non-judgmental zone that is comfortable and easy-going. I'm a naturally accepting and open-minded individual. Outside of work, I like to watch music videos and good movies. I love snorkeling, and I scuba when possible. I like to grow some veggie plants from seeds for fun. I love animals, and there always seems to be a stray cat or dog that finds me.

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Mena Soliman

Mena Soliman

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

I'm a direct and collaborative therapist. I will not force you to do anything you are uncomfortable with, but I will push you when necessary. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family, watching mindless shows together. I also enjoy dancing, singing and reading. When the weather permits, I like to go hiking and biking.

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Angela Knoeller

Angela Knoeller

Licensed Therapist, LCSW-R

As an OCD therapist, I encourage my members to incorporate self-compassion throughout treatment. You can challenge OCD and still be kind to yourself. I will ask you to do uncomfortable things, but nothing more than you can handle. This will ultimately help you grow and recover. Even though ERP (Exposure and Response Therapy) will be hard at times, continuing to engage in compulsions will always make life more difficult. Give yourself a lot of credit for wanting to make necessary changes. I also have experience treating anxiety and depression.

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Andrew Barber

Andrew Barber

Licensed Therapist, MA

My approach to treating OCD is very non-judgmental and gentle. I am here as a guide to help you figure out what works best for you. Your treatment is a collaborative effort for both of us. Outside of work, I enjoy playing and creating music as well as hiking, hunting, and reading. I love the mountains and would pick them over the beach any day!

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Paula Fistein

Paula Fistein

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

My approach to treating OCD involves learning how OCD presents in a person's life, then building a treatment plan together—one that feels comfortable but is also challenging and can produce successful outcomes. During therapy, I'm non-judgmental and open to questions. I know this can be a scary process. I want members to feel safe and comfortable enough to share and express themselves. When I'm not doing therapy, I read everything from psychology to romance novels. On the weekends, I enjoy riding my motorcycle with my husband and friends, and I love to go hiking and take pictures of nature along the way.

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Cody Fournier

Cody Fournier

Licensed Therapist, LICSW

As someone who has firsthand experience with OCD, I know how scary intrusive thoughts can be. I've received ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention) therapy myself and know how effective this treatment is. My approach to treating OCD is collaborative, honest, and motivational. I will be your biggest cheerleader. My goal is to help you achieve a sense of freedom from OCD, a life where you and the condition are in coexistence. I have also treated dual diagnoses, children and adolescents with a history of trauma, and individuals in a primary care setting.

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Megan Belich

Megan Belich

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I approach OCD with the understanding that it has the power to distort everything you love. That understanding motivates me to help members reclaim what they love most. Some fun facts about me: I worked for Starbucks for 11 years before becoming a therapist; my undergraduate degree is in aviation science; I once drove cross country by myself; I played roller derby for seven years; and I love Star Wars.

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Keith Casey

Keith Casey

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I'm an experienced therapist who focuses on OCD because of the positive results people achieve through ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention), the gold standard for OCD therapy. My approach to therapy is empathetic and encouraging. We're here to support you and guide you on this journey. It's hard at first, but with time it will become easier. The most gratifying part of my job is seeing members embrace the idea that change is possible. I also specialize in treating substance abuse, anxiety, and depression.

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Caron Trataris

Caron Trataris

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

I have loved ones who've struggled with OCD. I know how limiting and disruptive it can be in your life. I also know it's possible to get better. In therapy, I'll pay close attention to your concerns. Together, we'll create a treatment plan to meet your goals. Your journey toward living life to the fullest is just beginning. You've taken the first, most difficult step on this courageous journey. I also have experience treating depression, anxiety, mood disorders, relationship/family system issues, and aging and life-transition concerns.

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Amy Seager

Amy Seager

Licensed Therapist, LISW-S

I look at a person with OCD as separate from their symptoms. OCD is not who you are. In fact, OCD is preventing you from being your true self. My approach is acceptance of the person first, then tackling the OCD with a nonjudgmental, caring stance. When I'm not doing therapy, I love birdwatching, gardening, knitting, crocheting, and reading anything I can get my hands on. Fun fact: You may see me wearing fingerless gloves during sessions—not as a fashion statement, but because I have Raynaud's Syndrome, which causes my digits to overreact to even slight chills and become painful. Although I usually try to match my gloves to my outfit, sometimes I have to grab whichever pair is available, so you may see some strange color combinations!

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Melissa Deters

Melissa Deters

Licensed Therapist, MA

My number-one goal as a therapist is to offer a safe environment where you can share openly, be understood, and not be judged. I've done therapy myself, and I know you can get better faster if you're open and honest. Everything we do will be collaborative, but I also provide tough love. In the end, I'm that older sibling who taught you life isn't rainbows and butterflies all the time, providing you with a sense of humor and ways to confront anxiety without compulsions. OCD therapy may seem scary, but in the end, it is so worth it.

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Juan Peregrina

Juan Peregrina

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

I believe in being kind to a person while being tough on a disorder. I want to help people with OCD overcome their struggles with a correct diagnosis and effective, evidence-based treatment. As a therapist, I see myself as a GPS unit. I am here to guide you in the right direction, but you're in the driver’s seat. Together, we will arrive at the destination you seek. You are not alone in your diagnosis or on the road to reducing symptoms. We are here to help and support you.

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Sarah Harbin

Sarah Harbin

Licensed Therapist, MA

I've faced obsessions and compulsions, and I understand how intrusive thoughts can impact a person's life. I am non-judgmental and compassionate. First, I'll help loosen the grip OCD has on your sense of self so we can get to work using ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention). OCD therapy is wonderfully effective when done with attention to careful collaboration and creative discussion. I also work with LGBTQ+ individuals and those with anxiety and panic disorders, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorder.

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Toni Bryan

Toni Bryan

Licensed Therapist, LPC

You're here because you're tired of the challenges that have made life more difficult. I'll help you on this journey. I seek to provide an open space for those who may not have one. When we work together, your vulnerability is genuinely seen as a strength. I work to create an environment where your autonomy is intact, and you are cared for and respected. OCD therapy will be challenging, but it is doable and worthwhile! My professional experience includes working with amazing teens and adults who have lived with PTSD after trauma.

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Michele Anuszkiewicz

Michele Anuszkiewicz

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

Although anyone diagnosed with OCD has met certain defined criteria, no two members are the same. Taking the time to really listen to what's causing each person's distress is essential to creating a treatment plan customized to the individual. My goal is for you to make the decisions that control your life, not your OCD. A fun fact about me: My travel goal is to visit all the islands in the Beach Boys song 'Kokomo'.

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Chase Kerrey

Chase Kerrey

Licensed Therapist, MA

Personally and professionally, I "get" anxiety, and OCD is a diagnosis I can relate to and enjoy treating. My approach to OCD therapy has been described as warm, collaborative, relational, witty, encouraging, and kind. Your journey at NOCD will at times require purposeful discomfort, but it pales in comparison to what you've experienced at the hands of OCD. My other areas of professional focus include anxiety, depression, mood disorders, self-harming behaviors, eating disorders, sexual compulsivity, self-esteem issues, and trauma.

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Nicole Connolly

Nicole Connolly

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

During therapy with me, you are in the driver's seat. You decide what activities we do and the pace of our work. I facilitate the overall experience: the structure of treatment, how sessions are organized, and assign the daily homework. Outside of work, I enjoy nature, reading, and making tea.

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Debby Nickens

Debby Nickens

Licensed Therapist, MS

In therapy, I first establish that this is a judgment-free zone. I'm a safe person to speak with. Second, I want to make sure you know exactly what OCD is and the best ways to treat it. Third, I'll walk with you as you do exposure response prevention (ERP) exercises to slowly defeat the OCD monster. OCD therapy won't be easy, but you will not be alone. I also focus on treating anxiety, depression, ADHD, PTSD, and trauma.

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Brian Lann

Brian Lann

Licensed Therapist, MA

I approach treating OCD with compassion and thoughtful application of ERP. For me, seeing people improve the overall quality of their lives is the most gratifying part of being a therapist. Outside of work, I am an avid chess player, love classical jazz and enjoy spending time with my family.

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Roshunda Hartison

Roshunda Hartison

Licensed Therapist, M.Ed.

As an OCD therapist, I strive to create a safe, nonjudgmental, and intentional space. Outside of work, I enjoy all things music and fine arts (including singing), reading, traveling, making others smile or laugh, cooking, and watching cooking shows. Most recently I’m focused on working with a trainer to achieve health goals.

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Erin Pearlman

Erin Pearlman

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I am here for you. My decades of experience help me meet every member where they're at. I will honor and respect your pace and your emotions throughout our Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) sessions. We'll start therapy where you are, and no place is too small to start. During therapy, you will feel challenged and uncomfortable — that means you're growing. Each step of progress creates momentum to climb to the next step. You can do this. You have the ability to conquer OCD!

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Ke-Anna Myers

Ke-Anna Myers

Licensed Therapist, LPC

As an OCD therapist, I am present, nonjudgmental, and willing to help members live a less stressful life. I love to give others a sense of hope and support. A fun fact about me: I was terrified of dogs into early adulthood. In my mid-twenties, I decided to get a dog to deal with my fear. We have been inseparable ever since.

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Monica Natarajan

Monica Natarajan

Licensed Therapist, MS

My approach to treating OCD is collaborative and empathetic. I pride myself in empowering the people I work with. When I'm not doing therapy, I enjoy traveling all over the world and learning about different cultures. I especially enjoy going on cruises with my family.

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Toni Sands

Toni Sands

Licensed Therapist, M.Ed.

My approach to OCD therapy is person-centered. I work to build a therapeutic alliance and create a safe environment where you can share, without judgment, what brings you to NOCD. When I'm not working, I enjoy being active, whether it’s outside in nature or at the gym. I also love spending time with my significant other and our three pets, eating great food, and being cozy at home with some movies or shows.

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Jennifer Schlegel

Jennifer Schlegel

Licensed Therapist, MA

As your therapist, I will provide a safe space to share your thoughts and feelings. I believe in using a collaborative approach and empowering you to change your life. You are in the driver’s seat, but I will support and guide you with ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention). You can succeed and be the best you can be. We will teach you the tools to meet your goals. I have worked with children and adolescents diagnosed with depression, oppositional defiance, autism, generalized anxiety disorders, and PTSD. I have also worked with adults diagnosed with depression, trauma, and substance use disorders.

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Raven Alston

Raven Alston

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

As an OCD therapist, I see myself as your sidekick of change, helping kick OCD’s butt one session at a time. The most gratifying part of my job is seeing the first sign of relief, when the person I’m helping can finally see light at the end of the tunnel. When I'm not doing therapy, I love to travel and watch all the Housewives shows.

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Andrew Latoszewski

Andrew Latoszewski

Licensed Therapist, MSW

My approach to treating OCD is by utilizing the evidence-based practice of exposure and response prevention. We start slowly by introducing you to small situations or thoughts that trigger compulsions and actions, then carefully build up to more difficult exposures as we progress. While challenging, this will lead to greater control over your OCD, and greater control of your life in general. Aside from being a clinician, I very much enjoy music. One of my favorite hobbies involves converting popular songs into acoustic guitar performances. I am also a big movie and television buff. Dramas and thrillers are my favorite genres.

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Jennifer Woodruff

Jennifer Woodruff

Licensed Therapist, MSSW

I recognize that not every person is the same; we all have unique situations and struggles that brought us to where we are today. I aim to empower people with the tools they need to move beyond the place where they're stuck. Outside of work, I love to read, garden, travel, and spend time with family. I love cats; I've been told I’m fast on my way to becoming 'that cat lady.'

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Anushka Fonseka

Anushka Fonseka

Licensed Therapist, MS

I find the DIAMOND screening tool that we have in place to be a great tool determining if the individual has OCD. If so, building a fear response list and an exposure hierarchy is the standard method I follow to treat OCD. I like to work with individuals and listen to their needs when building this hierarchy. When I'm not doing therapy, I like to enjoy the warmer months outdoors doing activities like kayaking, cycling or hiking. Recently I have gotten into birdwatching. During the colder months I try to cross-country ski.

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Bill McKeon

Bill McKeon

Licensed Therapist, MSW

Helping others get their life back is wonderful to witness. We have more power over our minds than we give ourselves credit for. As a therapist, I truly listen to a person's experience and ensure I understand what they want to achieve. From the beginning to the end of treatment, I discuss what we're doing and why we're doing it. I want the people I'm serving to feel informed and be a partner in our work together. My experience includes treating post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and attention deficit disorders.

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Alana Kearney

Alana Kearney

Licensed Therapist, MA

I'm pleased to provide evidence-based therapy that is clinically proven to alleviate symptoms of OCD. You will receive the gold standard of treatment, which will guide you toward lessening OCD's control of your life. Thoughts are just thoughts. Let's work on them together. I love it when members are motivated, engaged, and reach their goals. My other areas of focus include depressive disorders, mood disorders, and ADHD.

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David Lewis

David Lewis

Licensed Therapist, MA

I take a person-centered approach to counseling. I believe in a collaborative approach to therapy and encourage member interaction during all stages of treatment. When I'm not doing therapy, I love getting outdoors and traveling. My hobbies include woodworking and music.

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Cara Michalak

Cara Michalak

Licensed Therapist, M.Ed.

In therapy, you can expect me to be non-judgmental, understanding, patient, and empathetic. Outside of work, I love spending time in nature and with animals, listening to live music, and traveling all over the United States and other countries.

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Leah Zeitz

Leah Zeitz

Licensed Therapist, MS

I approach OCD treatment with compassion and understanding. You are unique. I'm a supportive and encouraging therapist; I like to use humor and real-life teachable moments, and there may be moments of "tough love" to help you take the next step in the process. I want to help people grow into the person they want to be while learning to accept themselves. I also focus on treating anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, grief, and life adjustment. I have a master’s degree in counseling psychology, specializing in child and adolescent development.

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Ava Martinez

Ava Martinez

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

I view people as the multifaceted individuals they truly are, always considering unique identities and life experiences before beginning the real work of therapy. I ensure my members know we're on the same team. I'm there every step of the way, providing warmth, encouragement, humor, and a nonjudgmental attitude. I encourage you to challenge yourself here. Compulsions keep you stuck, not safe. I also specialize in complex trauma/PTSD, eating disorders, substance use, and self-harm. Many of my members identify as part of the BIPOC and/or LGBT+ communities.

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Rachel Steen

Rachel Steen

Licensed Therapist, LPC

My approach to treating OCD is flexible, accepting, and holistic. My primary goal is for my members to have a full and valuable life, with as little interference from OCD as possible. It's important to have broader goals for therapy, in addition to reducing OCD symptoms. I want to know how your life would be better if your OCD were under control. What would it free you up to do or be? Change really is possible! I also specialize in treating trauma, anxiety, addiction, and depression.

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Kelli Ezell

Kelli Ezell

Licensed Therapist,

My approach to treating OCD is rooted in compassion and an unwavering concern for others. I strive to instill courage, empowering individuals to navigate beyond their comfort zones, tackle obstacles, and stand up for their beliefs and values. Outside of work, I enjoy traveling with my husband, often to places with nature and waterfalls. I find great joy in connecting with new or old friends, reading my Bible, and taking walks in my neighborhood.

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Michaela McCloud

Michaela McCloud

Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker

Like many people, I was diagnosed with OCD many years after my symptoms appeared. That's why I'm passionate about supporting members through their personal journeys. As a therapist, I'm direct and compassionate, adding a touch of humor when appropriate. I approach ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention) with curiosity, and I'll empower you to tell your story authentically. ERP can be challenging, but we will work on it together. You are brave and worthy of happiness! My other areas of focus include anxiety, depressive disorders, and the LGBTQ+ community at large.

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Jessica McGraw

Jessica McGraw

Licensed Therapist, MS

My approach in treating OCD is collaborative. I want to work alongside the member setting realistic, yet challenging goals that will empower them to confront their OCD while decreasing the anxiety experienced in distressing situations. I will never force the member to do anything they're uncomfortable doing. Outside of work, I enjoy going on walks with my family, watching the sunrise over the ocean, and a more recent hobby is gardening.

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Jessie Gonzalez

Jessie Gonzalez

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

I believe in being a collaborator to help my members achieve their goals. I am here for you! This is a space where you can say anything. I'm an experienced family systems and relationships therapist who is trained in many evidence-based practices, including ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention). I am happy to provide services in my native language of Spanish.

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Carletta Nance

Carletta Nance

Licensed Therapist, MA

In treating OCD, I am committed, patient, and encouraging throughout the process. I tell everyone who comes to therapy that this can be hard, but it's worth it. Nothing comes easy. Therapy is about committing to work on yourself so you can have a better quality of life. Some facts about me: I am a cancer survivor, the oldest of six siblings, a big fan of yoga and meditation, and I love adrenaline and adventure. You name it, and I probably have done it or will do it!

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Mitchell Mcdonald

Mitchell Mcdonald

Licensed Therapist, MSSW

I believe in approaching any mental health condition holistically, looking at all aspects of your life that contribute to your current functioning. I utilize a strengths-based approach to empower you to make changes while addressing challenges. In addition to OCD, I have treated substance abuse issues and worked in corrections and in foster care. I have always enjoyed assisting people with high levels of need. I cherish being able to sit with people going through the hardest times of their lives; it's an honor to be trusted in that way.

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Karla Charles

Karla Charles

Licensed Therapist, MS

OCD isn't just limited to intrusive thoughts or behaviors. It can also affect various aspects of your daily life. I take a holistic approach to OCD therapy, considering your relationships, work, and overall well-being. We'll work together to identify goals and develop strategies to manage your symptoms. I'm here to listen and support you; I believe in creating an environment where you'll feel heard and respected. I also specialize in relationship issues, depression, and anxiety. I've always been drawn to helping people overcome their personal struggles and find inner peace.

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Kim Simmons

Kim Simmons

Licensed Therapist, LCMHC

My approach to OCD therapy is compassionate, yet direct. I see you as the expert on you, and I’m here to help guide you to recovery. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family and two energetic dogs and relaxing by the ocean. I began my career in art and still enjoy it as a creative outlet in my free time.

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Suchika Siotia

Suchika Siotia

Licensed Therapist, MS

In my practice as a therapist specializing in OCD, I have utilized Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) as an effective treatment approach. ERP is a well-established and evidence-based therapeutic technique supported by research for its effectiveness in treating OCD. Utilizing this evidence-based therapy empowers my clients to confront their fears and break free from the cycle of obsessions and compulsions, fostering significant and lasting improvements in their mental health and well-being. When I'm not doing therapy, I enjoy watching TV and doing arts and crafts.

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Christine Lustig Ortiz

Christine Lustig Ortiz

Licensed Therapist, MA

People are dynamic and complex. I have a deep awareness and respect for what I don’t know, what I need to learn, and the many ways I can collaborate with a person in their OCD treatment. Outside of work, I love spending time with my husband of almost 21 years, our three rescue dogs, and our family. I love to be outdoors and in nature, hiking in the mountains or reading by the ocean. I am reteaching myself to play the piano. I enjoy doing yoga and making handmade gifts.

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Maribel Fuentes-Sandoval

Maribel Fuentes-Sandoval

Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker

I'm happy you're here today. The first step is the hardest, and you've done the challenging part. My approach to treating OCD is collaborative and supportive. Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy is known to be the most effective OCD treatment. I create a member-centered environment where I treat you as the expert. I'm here to guide and support you. We'll work together to address barriers, experiences, and goals for improving your quality of life. I have many years of experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults on behavioral, social, emotional, and environmental concerns.

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Nate Kretlow

Nate Kretlow

Licensed Therapist, LPC

I believe it's important to meet everyone where they're at and treat the whole person. Pushing back against OCD can be scary, but therapy can be rewarding and effective. My approach is collaborative. I want to empower you to make decisions in your treatment. We'll create a plan together — ensuring your goals are reflected in our work — and break things down into manageable challenges. My professional experience includes treating depression, ADHD, social anxiety, generalized anxiety, panic disorder, and specific phobias.

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Noelle Lepore

Noelle Lepore

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

As someone who has lived experience with intrusive thoughts, I know how difficult they can be. I also know ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention) works. Utilizing my personal and professional experience, I will help you find your strength. I believe people who have OCD are superheroes. Living with OCD is hard, and ERP is hard work. Everyone who chooses to battle their OCD is amazing. It is an honor to be the Alfred to your Batman. I have also helped people struggling with anxiety, depression, postpartum anxiety/depression, suicidal ideation, and relationship issues.

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Jordann Perez

Jordann Perez

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

My own experience with OCD fueled my passion to help people like me who needed help understanding the diagnosis and adjusting thoughts and behavior. I'll help you channel your own power over your intrusive thoughts. I'll collaborate on a treatment plan and maintain open communication in a trusting environment. ERP therapy can seem intimidating at first. But as we work together, you'll be surprised by what you're capable of. I also specialize in the treatment of addiction and substance use disorder and have worked with families and couples on improving their relationships.

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Monica Davis

Monica Davis

Licensed Therapist, MSW

I pride myself on being flexible and meeting members where they're at. There is no one-size-fits-all treatment. Every member comes to us with unique needs. When I'm not doing therapy, I use dance as a form of relaxation and self-expression. I started ballet and figure skating at a very early age. I am on a Melbourne Shuffle dance team that has brought me many new friends and wonderful experiences.

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Wendy Durant

Wendy Durant

Licensed Therapist, MED

My therapeutic approach involves using ERP, an evidenced-based treatment approach to create a supportive, nonjudgmental, collaborative, didactic, therapeutic space to treat OCD. In addition to being a therapist supporting clients with OCD, I’m a wife, boy mom, and dog mom (I have three dogs: two toy poodles and a cocker spaniel). I love to travel and experience new cultures and places, spend time with my family and friends, and read. I am actively involved with my sorority and volunteer as a crisis counselor with LBGT+ youth.

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John Getchell

John Getchell

Licensed Therapist, MSW

My approach to treating OCD is simple yet effective. First, I want to get to know you and be able to connect with you. I consider it an honor and a privilege to hear your story. Second, I will provide high-quality ERP that will serve as a long-term solution to the difficulties you're facing. When I’m not working, I enjoy going to the beach. Living in Florida gives me many opportunities to snorkel, swim, and relax by the water. On most weekends, you will find me there.

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Tony Wilkins

Tony Wilkins

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

As an OCD therapist, I am direct yet calm when going for the root of the anxiety/fear. I provide a warm space to feel the 'distress' without judgment. I was born and raised in San Diego. I enjoy going to the beach, meditating, doing yoga, staying physically active, playing video games on my PS5, creating graphics on Canva, and reading science fiction/fantasy books. I have two dogs.

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Veronica Finnegan

Veronica Finnegan

Licensed Therapist, MS

As your OCD therapist, my goal is to be a consistent presence who will instill hope and guide you through the step-by-step and exciting process of walking head-on into your fears, realizing you can do it, and getting to the other side. Outside of work, I love spending time with my 11-year-old son and playing sports, singing, dancing, and playing with our pet bunny. I have just published my first book, Giving Birth Doesn’t Make You a Mother: A Guide to Conscious, Healing, and Transformative Parenting.

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Dori Ertler

Dori Ertler

Licensed Therapist, MA

The fact that I have experienced some of the effects of OCD makes me sympathetic to those who are suffering from it. We all have so many different experiences, but at the heart is a longing to belong, to fit in, and to enjoy our lives with those we love. Remembering that is key for me in treating people with and without OCD. When I'm not doing therapy, I love to read—anywhere, anyplace. I also enjoy traveling; I'm putting together a bucket list for my husband and me to work through once we semi-retire.

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Marissa Friedberg

Marissa Friedberg

Licensed Therapist, MS

As a therapist, my aim is to provide a safe, nurturing space to help you reach your goals. Treating OCD is collaborative. We will take this journey together. It's a process, and it's important to trust that process. There will be good and bad days, but I'll be here for you every step of the way. My other professional areas of focus include anxiety and depression. Anxiety has impacted me and a number of my family members.

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Jean Meyer

Jean Meyer

Licensed Therapist, MA

My approach to treating OCD is collaborative, respectful, and light-hearted, while understanding how painful, and often devastating and disabling the symptoms are for the sufferer. Outside of work, I like to spend time with friends and family, enjoying food and music, and taking walks in nature with my two border collies, identifying plants, birds, and animals.

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Klara Prachar

Klara Prachar

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

I am committed to the efficacy of exposure response prevention, because it works! I will highlight your strengths and encourage you to use them through the ERP process. There is no easy way around it—you have to do the work, but we are here to support you through those challenges. Some fun facts about me: I'm a hopeless animal enthusiast and have two rescue dogs, Juno and Ike. I like to pretend that I know how to cook, run in the park, hike the mountains, and I recently started a garden. My favorite part so far is pulling weeds—it is surprisingly satisfying.

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Jennifer Kowalski

Jennifer Kowalski

Licensed Therapist, LPC

Recovering from OCD is not easy. You're being asked to let go of a system of beliefs and behaviors you've developed to keep you safe. But this system is no longer serving you, and it's time to change. Together, we'll challenge it at your pace. This painful condition can be overcome with the right treatment and support. My experience in treating OCD, anxiety, and depression, can help us get a better understanding of where things become disordered and how you can best cope moving forward without compulsive behaviors.

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Rain Wald

Rain Wald

Licensed Therapist, MC

I treat people who have OCD with compassion and understanding—and the knowledge that it never looks the same in any two people. My philosophy is that we have to be in partnership to treat and overcome OCD. I will join you in utilizing the most effective strategies to facilitate the greatest degree of growth. We are meant to pursue life with the tools we acquire, not to be trapped by unreasonable fears. My other areas of clinical focus include anxiety and depression, autism spectrum disorders, substance use, K-12 academic disorders, and couples counseling.

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Jocelyn Acoff

Jocelyn Acoff

Licensed Therapist, MA

My approach to treating OCD entails gathering as much information as possible, establishing a plan, and checking in regularly. I recognize the importance of a great therapeutic relationship, listening to people, and meeting them where they are. Maintaining open dialogue is important. OCD therapy is not an easy process, but it's definitely worth it! My other areas of focus include depression, anxiety, life changes/adjustments, PTSD, and psychotic disorders.

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Brooke Tominey

Brooke Tominey

Licensed Therapist, MA

My approach to treating OCD is a combination of ERP (exposure and response prevention), CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy), and ongoing symptom assessment. It's important to me to make sure you feel safe to gradually expose yourself to those triggering situations/environments to achieve the best results and learn to cope accordingly. Outside of work, I enjoy going to the beach, reading, watching YouTube and football, being around my friends and family, and watching the sunset all as a means of self-care so I am able to recharge!

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Michelle Guillen

Michelle Guillen

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

My approach to OCD therapy is person-centered. I understand that each person is unique and taps into their strengths as we utilize ERP to elicit real change. Outside of work, I'm a 200-hour trained yoga teacher, Reiki master, and Theta healer. I love to read and spend time exploring and healing my inner child with my toddler son.

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Khris Durham

Khris Durham

Licensed Therapist, MS

I believe people generally want to be happy, effective, and successful in their lives. Working from a client-centered approach, I aim to display unconditional empathy and genuine support to strengthen the therapeutic relationship and help you on your journey to a more holistic, congruent view of yourself. Outside of work, I'm currently learning to crochet with my mom, sister and law, and nieces. It's a fun hobby, family time, and I get to keep cute new knit things.

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Megan Ocando

Megan Ocando

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

My approach to treating OCD is to be your advocate. I want you to feel comfortable with me in our sessions, so you can feel comfortable doing ERP. I will never see you in a negative light, nor will I judge you, even with the stories you share that may cause you to feel alone and bad about yourself. When I'm not doing therapy, I enjoy going to the gym and reading mysteries and psychological thrillers. I also enjoy hanging out with my husband, our kids, and our youngest daughter's service dog.

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Joe Ramsey

Joe Ramsey

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

My approach to treating OCD is one of collaboration and aligning with the member to create a solid therapeutic relationship. Some fun facts about me: I'm a huge fan of Star Trek (all of it). I'm also a huge fan of Star Wars (the original trilogy; the new stuff, not so much). I'm also a huge tech guy—I love video games, historical documentaries, and puppies!

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Angela Dickerson

Angela Dickerson

Licensed Therapist, MED

My approach to treating OCD is collaborative. You are the specialist when it comes to your experience with OCD; I am the trained specialist in treating OCD. Together we will work from our areas of specialty to overcome your OCD. When I’m not working, I enjoy having movie nights with my dog Cody and playing online video games. A fun fact about me: I make some of the best homemade ice cream.

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Anna Dufford

Anna Dufford

Licensed Therapist, MS

Resolving OCD is about learning to be present with the discomfort that is a natural part of life. This isn’t just an OCD skill — it’s a quality-of-life skill. I'm here to support you in regaining your life. I will ask you to do hard things like challenging your obsessions and compulsions, in the service of empowering you to overcome OCD. This process will be hard, but living with OCD is harder. My background is in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), which has the aim of helping people build a life worth living.

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Nicole Mitsuuchi

Nicole Mitsuuchi

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

My approach to OCD therapy is gentle, nurturing, guiding, and redirecting. This is a safe space where you'll be challenged to face your fears. We'll collaborate to determine your treatment plan, but the overall goal is to be able to tolerate uncertainty. Try to remember that ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention) is essentially short-term distress that results in lifelong change. In addition to OCD, I also specialize in treating anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, parent-child interaction therapy, attachment disorders, and trauma.

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Matthew Culbreath

Matthew Culbreath

Licensed Therapist, M.Ed

As an OCD therapist, my approach is like that of a person-centered personal trainer. First and foremost, you'll be unconditionally accepted, appreciated, and respected. I’m guessing that OCD has told you that you’re no good, unworthy of acceptance, and should be deeply ashamed. These are lies, and I aim to help you see through them. We will meet, collaborate to decide on a target, and develop exercises to build “strength” or resilience to anxiety-evoking thoughts. You will feel in charge of your recovery; we “add more weight to the bar” only when you’re ready. Outside of work, I look forward to growing vegetables in the warm weather seasons. I have pet Shih-Tzu that strongly resembles an Ewok (from Return of the Jedi). She is full of various hijinks but really likes to steal red bell peppers from my garden.

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Deirdre James

Deirdre James

Licensed Therapist, MS

I became a therapist to help people pursue values-based lives they enjoy. My goal is to support individuals through their struggles, and I find that Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) offers an exceptionally effective method of assistance. I also incorporate techniques from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help you identify your values, accept challenges, and live a values-based life. My focus on anxiety and depression enables me to effectively treat individuals holistically. I’m here to support you throughout this journey, and this is a judgment-free zone.

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Tia-Channell Hernandez

Tia-Channell Hernandez

Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker

I've experienced my own successful journey with therapy, and I'm passionate about extending that help to others. My approach to OCD treatment is collaborative, member-led, and guided by gentle nudges. You'll have the agency to give consent for the exercises we undertake, and your willingness and eagerness will propel us toward a healthier, more manageable place. Your active participation in this journey is paramount. In addition to OCD, I have experience treating severe and chronic mental illness, including anxiety, depression, trauma, psychosis, and bipolar.

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Nicole Haunroth

Nicole Haunroth

Licensed Therapist, MS

As a therapist, I work to be relaxed, welcoming, and interactive. I want you to feel comfortable. We will work together to help you to overcome your challenges. In my free time, I love spending time with my family and friends, as well as being outdoors.

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Shayla Humbles Irby

Shayla Humbles Irby

Licensed Therapist, MA

I meet my members where they are. I support my members' emotional, physical and social well-being. Outside of work, I spend free time with my family, creating memories. I became a mother later in life, and that was the most important promotion I’ve ever received; I’m honored to have the opportunity to raise a tiny human into someone remarkable and absolutely love it.

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Brandy Reid

Brandy Reid

Licensed Therapist, PsyD

I treat OCD from a place of curiosity, compassion, and genuine desire to help people get to a better place with their struggles. When I'm not doing therapy, I love to travel, spend time with my family, and do things that inspire my creativity.

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Donna Fletcher

Donna Fletcher

Licensed Therapist, MSW

My approach to OCD is collaborative and person-centered. I strongly believe in creating a safe space for members. You are not alone. You will have a lot of support on this journey. My background includes many years of experience with eating disorders, anxiety, and trauma. It has been so rewarding to help people overcome their fears and see them recover. Some of my family members have struggled with eating disorders and OCD.

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Denise Drew

Denise Drew

Licensed Therapist, MS

Maya Angelou once said, “The best part of life is not just surviving, but thriving with passion and compassion and humor and style and generosity and kindness.” I enjoy helping people enhance the areas in their lives that matter most. My approach to treating OCD is evidence-based and effective: Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) has yielded life-changing results. You can receive clarity and understanding and respond to challenging situations in a more effective way. You deserve to live your best life.

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Charlie Bishop

Charlie Bishop

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

My approach to treating OCD is straightforward and direct. I will be utilizing ERP methods, techniques, and interventions throughout your treatment. Once our plan is set for treatment, I do my best to keep us on track. Life happens, and sometimes we may need to take time to focus on unexpected events. Outside of work, I enjoy going to the library, cooking, and playing games. I'm also an international speaker on topics related to eating disorders, body image, couple and intimate relationships, and Black mental health and well-being.

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Acacia Douglas

Acacia Douglas

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

As an OCD therapist, I take a collaborative and supportive approach to help you develop and strengthen your skills. We will devise your treatment plan together and break it down into clear and manageable steps. I'm here to help hold you accountable and make the lasting change you've been looking for. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family, attending soccer games, nurturing my plants, reading, catching up on movies and television shows—I’m always open to new suggestions—and trying to spend more time in nature.

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Meaghan  Campbell

Meaghan Campbell

Licensed Therapist, MA

I meet people where they are, teaching them the skills to overcome their personal challenges, gradually pushing them outside their comfort zones so they can live their best lives without the burden of their OCD symptoms. Outside of work, I love concerts, professional sporting events (hockey, baseball, and football, all within a quick drive), museums, trivia games, card and board games, beaches, parks, dog-friendly everything (my pooch is my bestie), yoga, reading, and all kinds of festivals and fairs.

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Lee Solomon

Lee Solomon

Licensed Therapist, MS

Members of my family have been diagnosed with OCD. This motivates me to treat the diagnosis with compassion, understanding, and action. The great thing about NOCD Therapy is that it’s a collaborative approach. We're a team and work together. Therapy can be uncomfortable, but the more comfortable we are with the uncomfortable, the more confidence we develop. All forms of pain are temporary, and you can learn how to overcome them through professional guidance. I also specialize in treating anxiety, depression, and trauma.

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Cindy Garcia-Noonis

Cindy Garcia-Noonis

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

In ERP, one of the most effective forms of treatment for OCD, we'll work together to identify your specific triggers, obsessive thoughts and behaviors, then I'll guide you through techniques to face your fears gradually. I'll work with you to develop skills to tolerate distress and uncertainty without attempting to get rid of anxiety through compulsions. When I'm not working, my favorite hobby is traveling. I love experiencing new cultures, learning about people, eating new foods and taking photos.

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Kristine Guerra

Kristine Guerra

Licensed Therapist, MS

OCD has a way of wiping out your self-esteem and self-worth. Something I can do as a therapist is to help empower you to find your strengths to approach things in a different way so you can take that next step toward wholeness. Outside of work, I enjoy engaging in new and fun activities like working on puzzles, going to amusement parks, doing escape rooms, and traveling.

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Lauren Jermstad

Lauren Jermstad

Licensed Therapist, MSW

Everyone deserves to feel joy and peace in their life. I'm here to meet you where you're at and make hard conversations feel natural. My approach to OCD therapy is encouraging, supportive, and direct. I bring a calm and genuine presence to each session. I will acknowledge your needs and fears, empowering you to work toward change. I am trauma-informed, and the tools I've learned to treat anxiety and depression translate well to treating OCD.

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Margaux Marquez

Margaux Marquez

Licensed Therapist, MSW

My approach to treating OCD is rooted in a compassionate, evidence-based, and individualized framework. I see each individual as unique. I utilize exposure and response prevention (ERP) to help you confront and manage obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors. Through gradual exposure to triggers and preventing compulsive responses, we work together to reduce the impact of OCD on your life. Understanding OCD is crucial. I provide information about the condition, its underlying mechanisms, and how treatment works. I believe in a collaborative therapeutic relationship. You are an active participant in your treatment, and together we make decisions about the direction of therapy and the best approaches to achieve your goals. Outside of work, I enjoy working in my garden, going to the beach, and spending time with my family.

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James Agyei

James Agyei

Licensed Therapist, Ph.D.

My approach to treating OCD is to work together with the client to develop and implement a treatment plan that is tailored to their individual needs and goals. I believe that the client is the expert on their own experiences and that my role is to support and guide them on their journey of recovery. Outside of work, I enjoy playing and coaching soccer. I also like traveling and trying different foods.

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Madilynne West

Madilynne West

Licensed Therapist, MSW

I am so happy you're here. You are not alone and will be supported throughout this process. My approach to treating OCD is collaborative; our therapy sessions will involve you and I working together as a team. I want you to feel comfortable offering feedback and joining me in brainstorming exercises to decrease the impact OCD is having on your life. My experience in working with anxiety, depression, and PTSD allows me to have great empathy and understanding for those living with OCD.

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Maggie Denison

Maggie Denison

Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker

I have friends and family who suffer from OCD, and I've seen firsthand how debilitating it can be. I have immense empathy for the courage it takes to open up to a therapist. Give yourself self-compassion and grace as you navigate this process. How we choose to respond to our hardships can greatly affect our quality of life. We will go on this journey together. Beyond OCD, I focus on treating anxiety, depression, PTSD/trauma, LGBTQIA+-related issues, perfectionism, and life transitions. I'm passionate about decreasing the stigma surrounding mental illness.

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Amara Caimitte

Amara Caimitte

Licensed Therapist, MS

I am patient and structured with my approach to therapy, always looking to learn and expand with you. Outside of work, I very much enjoy hiking, museums, Japanese language and culture, and a great bowl of ramen.

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Mandy Travis

Mandy Travis

Licensed Therapist, MA

In treating OCD, I want to get to know you and what brings you to seek therapy. I like to know what goals you'd like to work toward. Knowing how I can best help you helps me to collaborate on goals using ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention), which has a high success rate. I want to see people get better, and I love to guide them in that process. I also specialize in trauma, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, suicidality, and LGBTQIA+ issues.

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Brianne Birtic

Brianne Birtic

Licensed Therapist, MSW

We are all human, with struggles that made us the people we are today. I have personal experience with anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and substance use, and I want to assist others who are struggling. My approach to treating OCD includes collaboration, family involvement, compassion, empathy, and a sense of humor. I get to know my members on a personal, human level. My main areas of focus are mood and anxiety disorders, substance use, DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy), psychoeducation, and biopsychosocial assessments.

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Melissa Wright

Melissa Wright

Licensed Therapist, LMFT

As an OCD therapist, I have a non-judgemental and compassionate, yet direct approach. I'm here to be your guide through beating OCD. ERP isn't easy, but it works and it's worth it. I keep it real but I like to make things enjoyable. I have been licensed as a Marriage & Family Therapist in California since 2013. In addition to being an OCD Specialist, I treat postpartum anxiety/mood disorders, trauma (EMDR), and addiction.

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Leah Dronson

Leah Dronson

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

My approach to OCD therapy is warm, empathetic, and non-judgmental. We will go at your pace, and I will be there to guide you and make sure you feel seen and heard. I love being part of the incredible process of helping people move from feeling stuck and hopeless to empowered and confident. Outside of work, I love to bake and cook. I love reading cookbooks and finding new recipes. I also spend a lot of my time chasing around my very active toddler.

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Shaniece Robotham

Shaniece Robotham

Licensed Therapist, LMHC

My approach to treating OCD is collaborative, emphasizing the development of awareness regarding obsessions and compulsions while facilitating strategies for individuals to live with and manage them. Outside of my professional work, I enjoy reading and cherish spending quality time with my family, which allows me to recharge and maintain a balanced life.

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Daniel Papandrea

Daniel Papandrea

Licensed Therapist, MA

My approach to treating OCD involves building a strong therapeutic relationship where we can work in collaboration and you feel comfortable and empowered. You know yourself best, and I will meet you where you're at. In my downtime, I enjoy practicing jujitsu (I've been doing it for over 25 years), hiking, traveling, spending time with my family, and marathon-watching my favorite shows and movies.

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Chris Shakalis

Chris Shakalis

Associate Therapist, MS

OCD therapy is a collaborative process. We will work together to achieve the objectives we've set. You must be committed and engaged in the process for results to be achieved. I will do my best to help you to help yourself. Outside of work, traveling with my family is at the top of the list of fun things to do. I’ve lived and worked in five countries and have visited 45.

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Mason Allred

Mason Allred

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

My primary approach to treating OCD involves the use of exposure and response prevention (ERP), which is widely recognized as the gold standard treatment for OCD. ERP entails exposing individuals to their obsessive fears in a controlled and gradual manner while simultaneously preventing the compulsive behaviors that provide temporary relief. I approach therapy with warmth, compassion, and positive regard for those who are struggling. Before becoming a therapist I was a classical vocalist. I love music, concerts, and discovering new artists. I am an avid gym-goer and enjoy hiking with my partner. Any chance I get to start a new TV show, I do. You can find me bingeing something new most weeks.

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Simone Totoro

Simone Totoro

Licensed Therapist, MA

I've been working as a licensed professional counselor for many years, and I'm proud to say that I continue to learn every day from my members and colleagues. I wear many hats in this process, not only as your therapist but as a coach, motivator, and educator. During my leisure time, I enjoy watching the Phillies, playing golf, going to the beach, taking mindfulness walks with my Labradoodles Stevie and Sammie, and practicing pilates.

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Diana Matthiessen

Diana Matthiessen

Associate Therapist, LMSW

You've come to the right place. If you're checking out NOCD Therapy, you've already taken a huge step toward reclaiming the life you want. I approach OCD treatment with enthusiasm and compassion. I'm strengths-based and person-centered. We will collaborate to focus on what's meaningful to you. I'm here to provide support, encouragement, and knowledge as you choose how you want to live your life. This work can be challenging — and it will be worth it. My other areas of focus include anxiety and depression.

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Jenny  Starosta

Jenny Starosta

Licensed Therapist, PhD

I take a practical approach to treating OCD. I utilize Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), because it has been demonstrated to be the most effective method. ERP does take work, and it is uncomfortable, but it's like being sore after a hard workout — we have to train or practice to get better at any task. There is a truly positive outcome to OCD therapy. In addition to treating OCD, I specialize in maternal mental health and helping people understand and cope with neurodivergence.

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Cindy  Walker

Cindy Walker

Licensed Therapist, MA

I take a person-centered approach and utilize my creativity to help members find their strengths and empower them to use the skills taught. Outside of work, I love to read, practice yoga, and run around with my child.

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Marisa Cherry

Marisa Cherry

Licensed Therapist, MSW

My approach as a therapist is empathic and kind. I believe good rapport between therapist and member is a wonderful contributing factor to positive outcomes in treatment. In my free time, you can find me rollerblading at the beach, painting with acrylics, or driving with the windows down and listening to good music. I love animals and have a dog named Max.

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Natalie Spitz-Eshelman

Natalie Spitz-Eshelman

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

I collaborate closely with my members, creating a safe and supportive space where they can explore their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. We work together to identify and challenge harmful thought patterns and behaviors, ultimately helping them regain control over their lives and reduce the impact of OCD on relationships and well-being. Outside of work, I love to travel and experience different cultures. I have two cats who also think they are therapists and have been known to meow during sessions. I can confidently quote most lines from the show Friends and Frasier.

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Deserae Quezada

Deserae Quezada

Licensed Therapist, MSW

OCD is treatable, and you can see positive changes with the right type of therapy. In my career as a therapist, I've focused on anxiety, depression, and chronic illnesses that impact mental health. I've found that OCD can lead to all of these conditions, and I'm here to help. Recovery looks different for each person, and change requires work. People’s resilience and ability to overcome something they've struggled with — sometimes for many years, before seeking help — is so gratifying for me to witness.

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Jessica Germaine

Jessica Germaine

Licensed Therapist, MSW

I've found that the greatest measure of success is the ability to be comfortable with being uncomfortable. Becoming a therapist at NOCD has forced me to get out of my comfort zone and grow professionally. Outside of work, I love being in the natural environment, whether it’s gardening or hiking. I enjoy painting, pottery, and all things handmade. I find the creative process very therapeutic.

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Linda Naranjo

Linda Naranjo

Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker

In treating OCD, I am patient and kind while being effective at setting boundaries and keeping an individual accountable. I will do my very best to always give 100% focus and energy during every session. Outside of work, for self-care, I enjoy crocheting. I spend my time taking care of my 10-year-old dog, Franklin. I crochet him custom sweaters. You can often find us living our best lives on the couch singing karaoke.

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Charles Adrian Bewley

Charles Adrian Bewley

Licensed Therapist, MS

I approach treating OCD the way I approach any kind of treatment: collaboratively. This work is a team effort, and as such, it’s crucial that anyone working with me feels they have full autonomy and control over how they'll meet their goals. Together, we will develop a treatment plan, goals for therapy, and homework, as well as deciding what to work on in each and every session. Outside of work, I’m a music head and a tennis enthusiast (though I'm very far from a master). I’m also a playwright and a singer-songwriter. Since the pandemic began, baking has become my meditation.

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Amy Blum Cole

Amy Blum Cole

Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker

My first goal is to help you feel comfortable opening up about your concerns. We will then work together to come up with the best treatment plan to address them. Facing the fears beneath your OCD is a challenging process, but I will be here to offer encouragement and support throughout your journey. When I'm not working, I love to spend time in nature hiking or paddleboarding, hang out with my family, try new restaurants, or just curl up on the couch with my pup.

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Kelly Caleb

Kelly Caleb

Licensed Therapist, MSW

I have the compassion, empathy, and understanding to meet people where they are in their journey of recovery. My approach to treating OCD is a combination of mindfulness and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). Using the NOCD protocol, we will work together to face and overcome the things that are creating difficulty for you. I love seeing my members become more functional and proud of their accomplishments as they recover. I've treated many types of anxieties, phobias, compulsions, and addictions. Whatever you're experiencing, we can face it together.

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Brittany Flores

Brittany Flores

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

What's on the other side of OCD therapy? Meaningful results that help you live a fulfilling life. I provide a gentle, accepting atmosphere for OCD treatment. You won't be judged here, and I welcome you to set the pace. My clinical background includes delivering substance use disorder treatment to adolescents, families, and adults. It's an honor to be able to work alongside others and witness their growth.

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Sonya Keith

Sonya Keith

Licensed Therapist, MSW

OCD has had a noticeable negative impact on people I care about, and I want to help prevent anyone else from suffering. My approach to OCD therapy is methodical and purposeful. I'm always curious about people and want to know as much about them as possible. Being trusted to help someone is an honor and a serious responsibility. Facing our fears and intrusive thoughts can feel scary, but you will not be alone. You can do this. My other areas of focus include homelessness and trauma.

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Terron Gaiter

Terron Gaiter

Licensed Therapist, MSW

My approach to OCD aligns with NOCD’s approach to OCD. It’s a proven, evidence-based practice that is clinically proven to work. I love breaking barriers and building rapport with the people I'm working with. A fun fact about me: I’m a father of three … pups, that is. I love to shop for myself and for them. Yes, they wear clothes. They must match their father.

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Lauren Remsen

Lauren Remsen

Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern

Thank you for taking the first step toward healing. Although therapy can seem daunting, I promise you that it’s so worth the effort! I focus on helping my members learn to be OK with uncertainty. We can't be certain about most things in this life, and OCD often grabs onto the need for certainty. Through Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), I'll work with you to understand your core fears and how to conquer them. I'll teach you to have a different relationship with your intrusive thoughts, so they no longer take over your life.

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Michelle Shenk

Michelle Shenk

Licensed Therapist, MED

I have a warm, collaborative therapy style and bring that to every member I work with. As members with OCD learn to face the things they fear through ERP, I am there to support them and help them recognize their own strength and resilience. I seek to embrace people’s whole selves, recognizing that different aspects of their identities and lives impact the specific challenges that they are entering therapy to address. I work with people, not just a diagnosis. When I'm not at work, I am happiest outside, whether biking through city parks, hiking in the mountains, swimming at the beach, or just relaxing in a sunny spot. I also enjoy reading novels, sketching, and learning to play the piano (the last one is definitely a work in progress!).

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Sophia Koukoulis

Sophia Koukoulis

Licensed Therapist, MA

I specialize in OCD to advocate for people with OCD, and to help people understand the diagnosis and get help for their symptoms. In therapy, we will work together. I want to help you open up about things that feel uncomfortable to face, sit with, or even understand. It’s OK to be nervous, even scared, about therapy. But NOCD offers the most effective OCD treatment: Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). My other areas of professional focus include anxiety, depression, PTSD, addiction, grief, relationship/marriage issues, self-esteem, and ADHD.

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Vannia Duran

Vannia Duran

Licensed Therapist, MSW

I have OCD, and it's prevalent in my family. I know life doesn't stop when the symptoms start. I became a therapist to support others in navigating their symptoms and living a full life. I approach each session without judgment. I will learn more about you, provide information, and collaborate with you throughout treatment. I am 100% on your side. I have experience working with anxiety, depression, BFRBs (body-focused repetitive behaviors), autism, trauma, bipolar disorder and psychosis.

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Augusto Barbaran

Augusto Barbaran

Licensed Therapist, MS

I've seen how powerful therapy is in my members' lives and in my own life. OCD is a difficult disorder and not well understood by people who don't have experience with it. This is a safe and judgment-free space. I'm here to support and teach, to encourage risk-taking, and to support members in pushing through the discomfort while practicing ERP. Progress is made outside of your comfort zone; in therapy, we spend a lot of time outside the comfort zone. But I'm here every step of the way.

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Melanie Copeland

Melanie Copeland

Licensed Therapist, LCSW

You are more than your diagnosis. I care about who you are as a person as much as why you're here for therapy. My approach to treating OCD includes acceptance and building trust; I believe creating a safe space is the starting place of treatment. I will walk with you at your pace, and we'll find solutions together. You'll be supported through the entire journey. I’ve also worked with people who've struggled with depression, anxiety, adjustment disorder, ADHD, grief, and other persistent mental health disorders.

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Adrienne Boland

Adrienne Boland

Licensed Therapist, MA

First and foremost, it's important to me that you feel heard. Not only is feeling heard the cornerstone of building a trusting therapeutic relationship, I also believe that healing happens when a person feels like someone really 'gets it'. Outside of work, one of my favorite things to do is spend time with my dogs. They keep things interesting and fun (although chaotic at times). I believe the best life is life with a dog.

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Lucila de Mujica

Lucila de Mujica

Licensed Therapist, MS

I come to our sessions ready to meet you where you're at. I'll listen to and validate your struggles, then identify how we can overcome them. I will be part of your journey — I'll be there to support, encourage, and push you when you need it. We'll work together to face feared outcomes, to sit with uncertainty, and to tolerate the unknown. With time, you'll start to see small changes that become the big life changes you dream of. Beyond OCD, I have experience treating anxiety and other mood disorders.

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Danielle Wolman

Danielle Wolman

Licensed Therapist, MS

I have family members who've suffered significantly from OCD and anxiety. I've seen them at their worst, but I've also seen them thrive. I like to help free people from the prisons our minds can create. My approach is warm and down to earth. I will work diligently to understand your unique story and lived experience. I want you to feel like you can open up and just be yourself. Therapy can be hard work, but we'll have some fun along the way. I ascribe to the theory that people can get through things better with laughter.

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Nicole Gustafson

Nicole Gustafson

Licensed Therapist, MA

My approach to treating OCD is person-centered and evidence-based. I take time to learn about each of my members as the unique individuals they are. Seeking help is an admirable action, and it is my privilege to be working with you. This is your space to share what’s on your mind in an environment of mutual respect. In addition to OCD, I have experience treating affective and anxiety disorders, eating disorders, psychotic disorders, and substance use disorders. I've worked with all age groups in a variety of settings.

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Natalia Caronna

Natalia Caronna

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

My approach to treating OCD aims to isolate your specific doubts/fears, then use doubt to fight doubt. OCD wants to be the center of your life by injecting doubt and fear into any facet of life it can. My approach helps you disarm doubt and fear through self-exploration, curiosity, and courageous exposure. Outside of work, I dance: ballet/pointe, jazz, contemporary, hip hop. Before working in mental health, I was a professional TV/film makeup artist. I’ve combined my love of makeup and therapy and created my own modality: “makeup therapy” incorporates talk therapy, art therapy, and personalized makeup education. It is the ultimate combination of my two passions.

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Kelly Schaffer

Kelly Schaffer

Licensed Therapist, MSW

I love seeing real change happen in people's lives. I take a supportive and sensitive approach to treating OCD. In sessions, we will use the number-one, evidence-based model used for OCD treatment. Living with OCD can be debilitating, but therapy can provide hope and relief from overwhelming symptoms. I also have experience working with individuals living with many diagnoses, including anxiety, mood disorders, dual diagnosis, schizophrenia, and neurological disorders. In addition, I'm passionate about advancing human rights.

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Melissa Jackson