Signs and Symptoms of Teen OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, usually abbreviated as OCD, is a mental health condition that often begins during adolescence. Many people don’t understand that OCD has to do with mental health and instead think that people who keep their houses very clean or keep detailed lists have OCD. While neatness and time organization can, at times, be taken […]

What Are the Symptoms of OCD In Teens?

Adolescents often have routines that they don’t like to break. When does a love of routines cross the line into obsessive-compulsive disorder, commonly abbreviated as OCD? The teen years are a common time for mental health issues such as OCD to become apparent, so it is helpful for parents to know the signs and symptoms […]

How to Help Your Teen with Perfectionism

Perfectionism is a common pattern among teens. Perfectionism is a person’s striving for flawlessness and setting excessively high performance standards. Perfectionists tend to compulsively reach for their goals and measure their self-worth by productivity, accomplishment, and the quality of their work. It is often born out of feelings of shame and a need to hide […]

Teen OCD: ERP Therapy Works

Imagine having irrational thoughts, intense rituals of washing your hands repeatedly, for instance, and strong fears. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can be a debilitating psychological illness if not treated, and it’s a disorder that affects millions of children, teens, and adults. OCD was once categorized as an anxiety disorder; however in the most recent revision of […]