One of the most important questions I ask when someone comes in to see me is, “what has brought you into counselling 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 get the help of a professional counsellor. Below I’ve summarized the 7 signs that you may be ready to do the same.
Month: June 2016
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 complementary techniques.
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.