Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health disorder that affects people of all ages, genders, and ethnicities and approximately 2.2 million people in the United States. At Southlake Counseling, in Charlotte, Huntersville, Concord, and Davidson, North Carolina, Kimberly Krueger, MSW, LCSW, and our compassionate trained team offer counseling for OCD.

What are the signs of OCD?

Common compulsions in OCD include:

  • Washing and Cleaning
  • Checking
  • Counting
  • Repeating
  • Mental Compulsions
  • Others including avoiding situations that trigger obsessions, seeking reassurance, rearranging for things to “feel right”.

Common obsessions in OCD include:

  • Contamination
  • Losing control
  • Unwanted sexual thoughts
  • Religious obsessions
  • Harm
  • Perfectionism/“Just Right”
  • Others including sexuality, superstition, etc.

If you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, call Southlake Counseling or make an appointment online today.

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