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is there a way to help my friend with severe ocd?

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Dr. Mark Cooperberg
Clinical Psychology 18 years experience
ERP Therapy: It is nice of you to offer help to your friend. Exposure with response prevention is an empircally validated treatment for ocd: in other words, it works. It is a type of treatment provided by a cognitive behavior therapist or behavior therapist. The association of behavioral and cognitive therapies (abct) www.Abct.Org should be a helpful resource, as they list treatment providers and provide info.

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