Overcome Your OCD with Online Therapy

Overcome Your OCD with Online Therapy

Category: OCD | Last updated: October 18th, 2018 | Reviewed and approved by:

Most of us have, at some time, felt uncertain about leaving the iron or the stove on and some have even gone home to check. This type of behavior is just normal and doesn't cause any damage or harm in one's life. However, if you have intrusive "what if" thoughts, and your need to perform these behaviors on a regular basis and they interfere with your daily life, then you might be suffering from OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder).

OCD is a condition marked by irrational beliefs (obsessions) and rituals (compulsions). The obsessions are recurrent, unwanted thoughts that are difficult or impossible for you to ignore and cause you anxiety. By performing repetitive, ritualized compulsions, you (temporarily) ease your anxiety. It may, for example, be that you often wash your hands very thoroughly, or check all the locks in your home. You may feel like you "have" to do these rituals. These thoughts and behaviors most likely take up a lot of your time and energy, causing you significant stress which can cause tension in your relationships and other aspects of your life.

Luckily there is hope, even if you have tried to stop your compulsions before and it has not been as successful as you would like. Our therapy for OCD is based on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). With the help of CBT and your therapist, you will identify what triggers your OCD. You will learn how to face your obsessions and find ways to refrain from ritualizing. Eventually you will be able to face these triggers without the need to perform your normal rituals (like washing your hands several times in a row or checking the lights numerous times). You will discover how to replace these negative thoughts with more realistic ones. Eventually you will be in charge of the thoughts and behaviors that previously have been fueling your OCD, so that you can live life free from obsessions and compulsions.

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"I have tried conventional therapy and often forgot some feelings that I wanted to convey to my therapist by the time of our weekly appointment. Using online therapy is great. I can message my therapist anytime and get a response quickly and have somewhere I can jot down my feelings instantly and look back and read what I wrote and learn why I acted. Powerful tool."

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"I haven't signed up for live chat sessions yet, so I can't fully review the site, but I love the worksheets and the feedback. It's very helpful."

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"The questionnaires, with guidance from Katrina, are helping me to identify my counterproductive thought patterns which in itself is very helpful."

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"Good"

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Rating: [4 out of 5 stars!]

"The site is wonderful and clear and the CBT helps me a lot. The experience would be even better if it was possible to have a videochat with the therapists.

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Thank you for your valuable feedback. Video and voice only chats are coming in June 2020!
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"Was a really helpful course. I would recommend you do at least the subscription above the free version."

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