Leela Gershenson

Leela Gershenson

Licensed Therapist, LMHC, BC-TMH

University of North Florida

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My experience with treating OCD:

I've been a licensed therapist for the past 4 years, with 8 full years of therapist experience, and now I specialize in OCD. I know I can help you with Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy. Using ERP methods, I can show you how to lose your reliance on compulsions so that you can treat unwanted OCD thoughts like any other thought you have. ERP is proven to work for all themes of OCD.


About Me

I recall having to deal with obsessions and compulsions when I was younger, so I have insight into what you’re going through. By forcing you to burn time dealing with unwanted thoughts and the anxiety that stems from them, you end up feeling stuck and isolated. I know what you’re going to share with me in session is hard to talk about. Therapy may be the first time you’ve ever described your OCD to anyone. You’ll find me easy to talk to and genuinely supportive as I create a safe space for you. There is no shame in having OCD thoughts because they’re not reflective of who you are as a person. Together, we can work session by session to turn your unwanted thoughts into a passing thought. ERP takes some time to click, but once it does, you see how effective it is in helping you overcome your OCD.

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What our members say about
Leela Gershenson


Feb 06, 2021

Leela is extremely concise and the treatments are focused and I am already seeing the benefits of her experience as a therapist . She is a pleasure to work with


Mar 17, 2021

Leela has been such an amazing therapist and has helped me so much in my OCD recovery journey!


Apr 23, 2021

LOVE my therapist! Leela is so easy to talk to and she’s just amazing!


Sep 18, 2021

She was amazing and very thorough. Familiar with autism/adhd and helped me differentiate what symptoms were those or were OCD.


Oct 26, 2021

She understands me and provides course of action.

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