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Yearly Archives: 2012

Helping Our Children Cope with Tragedy

December 16, 2012 By Janelle Novell, LMFT, RPT-S In light of the recent shootings at a shopping mall in Oregon and an Elementary School in Connecticut, parents all over America are struggling with the same question.

Demystifying Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Written by therapist Elizabeth Erickson, LCSW Date: 09/03/12 Although the term “OCD” is commonly used to describe people who are very neat, organized, or picky, clinical OCD is often misunderstood.  OCD, or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, involves having intrusive obsessive thoughts and then feeling compelled to perform rituals to reduce the anxiety related to these thoughts.  

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