Specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Anxiety Disorders, and Eating Disorders for children, adolescents and adults.


What is obsessive compulsive disorder? OCD is a mental health disorder characterized by obsessions (unwanted recurring thoughts, images, ideas or impulses) followed by an action or behavior (compulsion) intended to decrease distress brought on by the obsession. OCD obsessions are unwanted and unwelcome. The intensity, frequency, and discomfort associated with these thoughts often interfere with an individual's ability to function normally.

- OCD affects approximately 1 in 100 children.
- OCD is indiscriminent,  affecting both children and adults of all races, genders and ethnicities.
- OCD is the fourth most common mental illness.


What is an Anxiety Disorder? An anxiety disorder is a condition characterized by excessive worry, tension, or fear most of the time in every day situations.There are several types of anxiety disorders but the most common are panic disorder, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder and ocd.  Anxiety can have significant physical symptoms including racing heart, difficulty breathing, sweating, stomach upset, and trembling to name a few. Some of these symptoms lead individuals to seek recurring medical care which costs the US approximately 42 billion dollars annually. 

- Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States.
- Anxiety affects 40 million adults in the US alone.   
- Anxiety is a very treatable disorder, however only one third of those suffering receive 


What is an eating disorder? An eating disorder is a serious condition related to persistant eating behaviors that can negatively impact an individuals' health, emotions, and ability to think clearly. Anorexia Nervosa (restricting intake), Bullimia Nervosa (characterized by purging behavior), and Binge-Eating Disorder (characterized by a loss of control and an inability to stop eating).

- Anorexia is third most common long-term illness among teen agers.
- Thirty million people of all ages and genders suffer from eating disorders in the US.
- Eating disorders have the highest mortality (death) rate of any mental illness.
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