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Is there a way to treat OCD with just therapy and no medications?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Read
The book rewind, replay, repeat by jeff bell.
And check out www.Ocdfoundation.Org.

In brief: Read
The book rewind, replay, repeat by jeff bell.
And check out www.Ocdfoundation.Org.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Many people with mild or moderately severe OCD can improve with exposure therapy or cognitive behavioral therapy.
It is important to have an experienced therapist.

In brief: Yes
Many people with mild or moderately severe OCD can improve with exposure therapy or cognitive behavioral therapy.
It is important to have an experienced therapist.
Dr. Maureen Nash
Dr. Maureen Nash
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
In brief: Meds and therapy
Meds (usually antianxiety medications, but not always) combined with therapy with a clinician who specializes on OCD is the best combination to treat OCD, typically.
This is the best treatment approach for OCD, but it does not guarantee a cure for it. Usually therapy focuses on emotional issues behind the OCD which generally involve unresolved issues of anger or fear.

In brief: Meds and therapy
Meds (usually antianxiety medications, but not always) combined with therapy with a clinician who specializes on OCD is the best combination to treat OCD, typically.
This is the best treatment approach for OCD, but it does not guarantee a cure for it. Usually therapy focuses on emotional issues behind the OCD which generally involve unresolved issues of anger or fear.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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