What is Pedophilia OCD?

    – Carolyn Moriarty, LCPC   Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that is characterized by the presence of obsessions and compulsions.  Obsessions are thoughts, ideas or images that are unwelcome, upsetting and recurrent. Compulsions are repetitive mental or behavioral rituals done to alleviate the distress caused by obsessions   Individuals will engage in repetitive mental or behavioral rituals … Read More

What is Harm OCD?

  – Carolyn Moriarty, LCPC   What is OCD?   Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that is characterized by the presence of obsessions and compulsions.  Obsessions are thoughts, ideas or images that are unwelcome, upsetting and recurrent. Compulsions are repetitive mental or behavioral rituals done to alleviate the distress caused by obsessions Individuals will engage in repetitive mental or … Read More

What is Exposure Response Prevention?

      – Carolyn Moriarty, LCPC   Think back to the first time you ever got behind the wheel of a car. If you’re like most people, it was far from a “stress free” experience. There was probably a lot of adrenaline coursing through your veins and your mind was automatically thinking of all the possible worst-case scenarios that could … Read More