How to Make Therapy Skills for Anxiety a Habit

In this post I’m going to share how you can work on making a consistent time for your therapy skills for anxiety.  Therapy works best when it becomes a part of your daily life. Despite what many people think, the work of therapy doesn’t happen in session. It happens...

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ERP is Not Working? 6 Barriers Keeping You Stuck

Today’s blog is by Sam Kramer, PhD, a clinician at Anxiety Specialists of St. Louis who specializes in working with adults and older teens who struggle with anxiety, OCD, and related disorders.   Are you feeling confused and discouraged because your ERP is not...

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Medication for OCD Treatment – our FAQs

As therapists here at Anxiety Specialists of St. Louis, we provide behavioral treatments for OCD. However, many people also have questions about medication and other interventions for OCD. In this post I'll provide some general information about medication for OCD, as...

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Two Ways to Worry Less

In today’s post, I’m going to teach you two ways to worry less, based on some anxiety therapy strategies. When I think about helping people manage worry, I think of it as a two step process. Challenge the thought  by practicing thinking in a more realistic, balanced...

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Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy for OCD

One of our core values at Anxiety Specialists of St. Louis is to use therapies that are evidence based. This means that we use treatments that have strong research showing that they are effective for a particular symptom or disorder. In this post we'll focus primarily...

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