Maria Cruz

Maria Cruz

Licensed Therapist, LCSW • (She/Her)

Education:
Dominican University

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My experience with treating OCD:

I’ve been a licensed therapist for over 5 years helping people overcome their unique mental health challenges. With training from top clinicians at NOCD, I specialize in treating OCD. I’ve gained my experience working in medical facilities, providing treatment for healthcare companies, and working inpatient cases at psychiatric hospitals. Being an OCD specialist means using the most proven treatment available, which is known as Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy.

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About Me

My approach to sessions is member-focused so I can find solutions that will help them achieve their goals. It’s also important for me to find your strengths and use them in creating good progress. I’m here to help you stop relying on behaviors such as rituals, checking, and compulsions to address your OCD. Instead, you’ll learn how to use ERP to combat your OCD whenever it pops up so you can quickly put out any new anxiety that arrives. It’s important to connect with members to build a good rapport. I treat adults but I also have a great passion to help children and adolescents. Being a therapist allows me to grow, but the main goal is to get you on the road to recovery. I look forward to providing you with the guidance you need.

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