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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Worry Less by Scheduling Time For It

In this post, I’m going to share one of my favorite strategies for decreasing anxiety: setting a time to worry. It may sound counterintuitive at first, but read all the way through before deciding if you’re willing to give it a chance. It can be challenging, but...

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Phobia Treatment using Virtual Reality

While many people may be familiar with virtual reality in a gaming environment, we are putting virtual reality to work for phobia treatment! We are excited to share that we have a virtual reality headset and have been using it in our work with phobias. We’re committed...

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