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Empower Your Mind Specialized OCD Therapy
That Understands You

Begin Your Journey to Recovery with Our Compassionate OCD Experts

We understand how overwhelming and isolating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can feel. Our dedicated team is here to guide you through a journey of healing and self-discovery.

 

With personalized therapy plans, we're committed to helping you overcome OCD's challenges and embrace a life of balance and peace.

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Mental Health Is For Everyone

Prevalence of OCD

Approximately 2-3% of adults in the United States are affected by OCD at some point in their lives.

Impact on Daily Life

On average, individuals with OCD can spend up to an hour or more per day engaged in compulsive behaviors

Treatment Efficacy

70% of patients with OCD benefit from therapy. With appropriate treatment, people with OCD can achieve substantial reduction in their symptoms

Co-occurring Conditions

Approximately 30% of individuals with OCD also experience a depressive disorder, highlighting the importance of comprehensive mental health care.

Up to 76% of individuals with OCD have at least one lifetime anxiety disorder.

Global Perspective

OCD is ranked by the World Health Organization (WHO) among the top 20 causes of illness-related disability, worldwide, for individuals aged 15 to 44 years

Ready For Lasting Change?

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Are You Ready for Your Transformation?  Here is what you can expect if you choose to work us.

  1. Personalized Treatment Plans: Each journey is unique. We create a therapy plan that addresses your specific symptoms and challenges.

  2. Experienced Therapist(s): Our team comprises licensed professionals with years of experience in OCD and related disorders.

  3. Confidential and Secure: We adhere to strict confidentiality protocols, ensuring a safe and private therapeutic experience.

  4. Flexible Scheduling: We offer various scheduling options to accommodate your lifestyle, including virtual sessions.

  5. Holistic Approach: Our approach integrates cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and other modalities to ensure comprehensive care.

Schedule an initial consultation with us to learn about our approach to treatment and how we can help get you back on track. 

How Can Counseling Help?

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is more than just a series of habits or worries; it's a condition that can profoundly affect every aspect of life. However, with the right counseling, it's also one that can be effectively managed, leading to significant improvements in quality of life. Here's how our counseling approach makes a difference:

  1. Understanding Your Unique Experience: Each person's experience with OCD is unique. Counseling provides a safe and confidential space where you can explore your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors without judgment. This understanding is the first step towards effective management of OCD.

  2. Developing Personalized Strategies: We focus on creating individualized treatment plans. Our therapists use a variety of evidence-based techniques, such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), to develop strategies that specifically address your symptoms and challenges.

  3. Breaking the Cycle of OCD: Counseling helps in identifying and breaking the compulsive cycles that characterize OCD. By learning to recognize triggers and developing healthier response mechanisms, you can regain control over your thoughts and actions.

  4. Empowering with Skills and Tools: Our counseling sessions equip you with practical skills and tools to manage OCD symptoms. This includes techniques for reducing anxiety, coping with intrusive thoughts, and preventing relapse.

  5. Enhancing Overall Well-being: As you progress through therapy, you'll notice improvements not just in managing OCD, but in your overall sense of well-being. Many clients report better sleep, improved relationships, and a greater ability to enjoy life.

  6. Supportive and Continuous Care: Recovery is a journey, and we're here for you every step of the way. Our therapists provide ongoing support, adjusting your treatment plan as needed, and ensuring you have the support you need to thrive.

The Benefits of Counseling for OCD

  • Reduction in OCD Symptoms: Many individuals experience a significant decrease in the frequency and intensity of their OCD symptoms.

  • Improved Quality of Life: With effective management of OCD, you can enjoy a more fulfilling and less restricted life.

  • Increased Self-Esteem and Confidence: As you gain control over your OCD, you'll also build confidence and a stronger sense of self.

  • Better Relationships: Learning to manage OCD often leads to healthier relationships with family, friends, and colleagues.

  • Reduced Stress and Anxiety: Counseling provides tools to manage stress and anxiety, which are often associated with OCD.

  • Greater Sense of Hope: Counseling instills a sense of hope and optimism, showing that a life beyond OCD is possible and attainable.

About Dr. Kayley

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Dr. Kayley “Kay” Sanger, PhD, BCBA-D, NCSP, is a distinguished Behavior Analyst, School Psychologist, and Licensed Clinical Psychologist for VA and MS residents with over 12 years of experience in providing services to at-risk youth, behavioral health interventions, assessments, and consultations in various settings, such as schools, homes, clinics, hospitals, and corrections. Dr. Kay received her Bachelor’s degree at Tiffin University and her Master’s and Doctorate degrees at the University of Cincinnati.

 

With a steadfast dedication to enhancing lives and fostering growth, her approaches include applying behavior analysis (ABA), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), play therapy, and family therapy models to address diverse mental health needs. Dr. Kay stands as a beacon of guidance for individuals, families, minorities, and communities seeking comprehensive psychological support and creates a safe space for individuals who are stigmatized by mental health and/or disadvantage(s). Dr. Kay specializes in adolescents and young adults.

 

She is available for afternoon and evening appointments.

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