Month: June 2016

7 Signs that you may be Ready for Therapy

I’m slightly biased, but I think everyone can benefit from a bit of therapy at the right time.  One of the most important questions I ask when someone comes to see me is, “why now?”  The answer not only allows me to understand what is going on in someone’s life, but has helped me realize there are specific reasons why people decide it is time to enlist the help of a professional.  Below I’ve summarized the 7 signs that you may be ready to do the same.

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Wanting Help with your OCD? Read these tips for better success in therapy.

For sufferers of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), the intrusive thoughts and accompanying compulsions can be an inconvenience at best and devastating at their worse.  That said, OCD is HIGHLY treatable with CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and other complimentary techniques. Obsessive thoughts

In the article linked below, Fred Penzel, PhD, discusses the 25 Tips for Succeeding in Your OCD Treatment.

 

I wanted to share these, as reading them before starting counselling (and throughout the process) may make a big difference in the success that you achieve.

By getting on the same page as your therapist, you are working as a team to minimize the impact that OCD or obsessive thinking is having on your life.

Click here to read the article – I hope you find it useful.

Please comment below with questions or to let me know what you think!

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7 Signs that you may be Ready for Therapy

I’m slightly biased, but I think everyone can benefit from a bit of therapy at the right time.  One of the most important …

Wanting Help with your OCD? Read these tips for better success in therapy.

For sufferers of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), the intrusive thoughts and accompanying compulsions can be an inconvenience …