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Getting an OCD Diagnosis – Next Steps

Getting an OCD Diagnosis - Next Steps

Getting an obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) diagnosis can be complicated and bring up a lot of complicated emotions, which we understand here at Avalon Malibu. If you’ve recently gotten an OCD diagnosis, it’s important that you know what some of your Read More ›

Understanding an OCD Diagnosis

Understanding an OCD Diagnosis

Receiving an obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) diagnosis can be different for everyone. Some people welcome their diagnosis and feel relief. On the other hand, other people feel skeptical or upset when they get an OCD diagnosis. In this blog, we’re going Read More ›

Not Just Germs: The Different Types of OCD

Not Just Germs: The Different Types of OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is often portrayed as an aversion to germs, an obsession with symmetry, or constant handwashing. However, many different types of OCD are often ignored or not discussed because they are taboo, not taken seriously, or simply not Read More ›

The Role of OCD in Addiction

The Role of OCD in Addiction

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a complex diagnosis that can look different for everyone. People will fixate on a variety of things, including washing their hands or saying something a certain amount of times. However, OCD is more than repeating something Read More ›

Using Mindfulness Therapy for OCD

Using Mindfulness Therapy for OCD

The term “mindfulness” has been on the rise, but what does it mean in terms of mental health treatment? When it comes to treating obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), mindfulness-based therapy can create lasting benefits. Learn more about the different manifestations of Read More ›

Coping With Triggers Associated With OCD

Coping with Triggers Associated with OCD

“Pure” obsessive-compulsive disorder is a mental health condition that can severely impact a person’s capacity to function. They can become entrapped by difficult emotions or uncertainties. This article will explain what it is like to have pure OCD and how Read More ›

Healing From OCD

Healing From OCD

If you are struggling with obsessive-compulsive disorder, you might wonder if you ever can or will experience relief from it. It may seem like no matter how hard you try, the unwanted thoughts, images, and obsessions stubbornly stick around. Even Read More ›

Do I Have OCD or ADHD?

Do I Have OCD or ADHD?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) are two different conditions that overlap in acute symptoms. This can make diagnosis tricky, which is important to get treatment. being familiar with the similarities and differences between them can allow Read More ›

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