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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Counselling

What is OCD? What causes OCD? 

In simple words, it is synonymous which is described by a few characteristics of repetitive behavior like washing hands, sorting, color-coding, and cleaning. OCD is the brain's anxiety network that sends out a warning that something is wrong and has to be done with it right at the moment. OCD addresses the anticipated effects that are of concern to an individual. For instance, if someone isn't scared to spill water on the floor, OCD won't send out the distracting thought, "Oh no, you spilled water, you've got to clean it up. 

Let's know about what causes OCD. There are not yet any significant causes of OCD but still, we are listing some.

  • They can be learned which later becomes a habit.
  • Genetic and hereditary factors can also lead to OCD.
  • Certain chemical and functional changes in the brain also lead to OCD.
  • Many factors combine to lead to OCD.

Signs of OCD

OCD is a serious problem and its acceptance is very necessary to cure it. But first recognizing it is important. Here we are listing some of the most common symptoms of OCD are: 

  • Intense and excessive washing of hands, and bathing.
  • Cleaning and washing things repeatedly.
  • Checking locks, appliances, and safety measures again and again.
  • Doing things, walking, touching in a definite manner.
  • Need constant reassurance and comfort.
  • Keeping things and forming rules for the placement of things and other objects.

Ways to deal with OCD 

Now you know what OCD is and you might be thinking about how to overcome OCD, here are some tips to overcome OCD.

1. Exercise 

Exercise helps you to be physically and mentally involved and to have control of your thoughts and acts. Exercise helps you keep control over your mind to avoid OCD disorder.  

2. Get Enough Sleep 

Whether or not you have a problem, proper sleep is important to human health. If you have OCD, it's a must to have the best sleep routine and observe it every day. 

3. Avoid Nicotine And Alcohol 

Smoking raises the likelihood of signs of OCD, including anxiety. These can help you fight anxiety for only a shorter period.

4. Meditation 

If you do some meditation exercises every day like yoga, your mind will grow in the habit of relaxation. And, you should keep yourself with it when you have OCD problems.    

5. Be Patient 

One of the most important self-care tips for OCD to conquer OCD is patience. All the therapies are time-consuming and OCD is a difficult one. Losing hope is going to make you suffer more in the end. 

6. Start Therapy 

OCD cannot be overlooked. If you feel that your OCD self-care tips are not helping or that your situation is getting worse, you need to seek a counsellor. 

Can online OCD Counseling help you deal with OCD?

Yes, Online Counselling can help you deal with OCD. Online counseling is very effective and provides total safety and security to its clients. Moreover, if you witness any of the signs or symptoms that are stated in the above section you must seek a counselor. 

  • Online counselling keeps your identity secret and sessions private.
  • You can contact your therapist from any mode and from anywhere.
  • Online OCD counselling provides many benefits and helps out a person with OCD to overcome it. 
  • It helps you in overcoming OCD.
  • It lets you understand that OCD is not that terrible and it's curable.
  • It understands the psychological side of the disease and the thought process of patients.
  • Online counselling gives people with OCD the advantage of consulting the therapist from where they are comfortable.

How can My Fit Brain help you overcome OCD? 

My Fit Brain is a platform that provides both online and walk-in counseling sessions. It deals with various issues that concern mental health and psychological aspects. My Fit Brain can definitely help you deal with OCD. We have here well-trained and professional therapists who gives the best OCD Counselling.

  • Our counsellors give you support and assurance that OCD can be treated and cured.
  • My Fit Brain counsellors give you full assistance about the therapy and its duration.
  • They help you release your stress and vent out your frustrations.
  • They give you the best treatment and therapy that can help you deal with OCD.
  • Our therapist provides Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy that can help you deal with OCD.
  • They recognize triggers that can worsen your situation.
  • The therapist encourages people with OCD to be patient and gradually overcome it.

Find out how we work

My fit brain follows a very simple booking procedure to make sure that our clients don't suffer while choosing their therapist and starting sessions. You have to answer some questions, choose an OCD therapist and start your sessions.

Counselors at your initial sessions can ask you questions about: 

  • Do you clean things and wash them frequently? 
  • Is there any stress or worry you are undergoing?
  • Do you witness thoughts that are hard to remove?
  • Do you check locks, appliances, and safety things again and again?
  • Do you have any repetitive behavior and what are they? 

After understanding your condition, the therapist will suggest the best therapist for you and your therapy will start. 

Look for your therapist

OCD is very easy to deal with hence you must seek professional help and consult a well-trained and experienced counsellor. At My Fit Brain, we have professional therapists who can help you overcome OCD.

Choose them here!

OCD is treatable, and people who suffer from it can live a normal life. You do not need to worry at all. You just need to seek a professional's advice to come out of this disorder. MY FIT BRAIN with the team of counselors, psychologists, and psychiatrists, is providing online counselling services, making it easier for their clients, to seek a solution to the problem they are facing in their life. 

FAQ's for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

1. What is Obsessive-compulsive Disorder?

OCD is a behavioral disorder associated with mental illness and anxiety. OCD causes repeated sensations to the affected individual.He/she picks up strange obsessions or becomes desperate to repeat their activities again and again. Their restlessness can be seen in habits of biting their nails or replaying some bad incidents in their heads continuously. Some extensive research is going on to know the root cause of OCD and we have found a lack of connections between the front part of the brain and the deepest parts of the brain. You will observe people having OCD are found washing dirt from their clothes repeatedly even though the cloth is perfectly fine. They seem to have lost thinking power and have no control over some habits that constantly keep interfering in their official and social life.

2. How is OCD diagnosed?

OCD can be diagnosed with the help of some symptoms, these symptoms will be asked by your physicians also when you go for a checkup for your OCD. Activities like checking the clock continuously, constant fear of an event that will never happen, the habit of always keeping the inanimate objects in an ordered manner, in a line or a particular shape, recurrence of abusive thoughts. Doctors will just ask for these symptoms for a brief idea and begin the psychological evaluation. Then you will have to discuss your thoughts and feelings after discussing symptoms. Then, you will take a physical exam so that doctors can know if there is something else other than OCD that is causing these symptoms. Doctors have to align their diagnosis along the lines of the Statistical Manual of Manual Disorders which is published by the American Psychiatric Association.

3.  What are the treatments for  Obsessive-compulsive Disorder?

Typically, for OCD, the treatments are psychotherapy and medications. None of the treatments is used exclusively. Most commonly, we use cognitive behavioral therapy and this therapy is important to increase the connections and signals between the front and posterior parts of the brain so that you don't act uncontrollably when your OCD gets out of order. In this therapy, you are prepared for facing unwanted situations which make you super anxious. With psychotherapy, uncontrollable situations do not arise. For psychiatric medication, an antidepressant for relaxation is given. The side effects are taken care of generally and doctors will monitor your progress. Please tell your doctor if you are on any other medication for the effective treatment of OCD. You may have to take ERP(exposure and response preservation) or Deep brain stimulation therapy in the extreme case of OCD.

4. Where can you get the best treatment for OCD in India?

Well, Hope care India is a Nobel organization that is working for curing OCD and providing the best possible treatment for OCD in India. OCD brings some behavioral changes which can potentially ruin the lives of the patient. The treatment programs are running to treat these complex diseases and make the patients control their behavior in uncontrollable situations for them. Hope care treats the patients in a friendly manner and gives them a combination of both the treatments, mental and psychological. To control the repetitive behavior or obsession, anti-depressants are provided to the patients. The side effects are taken care of by the attending doctors or nurses. Recreational activities like performing yoga, dance art, or singing songs are also included in the procedure of treatment. Anyone can contact the Hope care foundation to get tips to cure OCD.

5. How to overcome  Obsessive-compulsive Disorder on your own?

To cure the OCD on your own, first, identify whether the symptoms of this disorder matches with any behavior of yours. If you get an answer that is yes, then start controlling your obsession with petty things. If new thoughts keep coming and irritating you, then consult a physician. Stay calm and try to make small progress every day. Don’t fear complications of OCD as this fear can worsen your problem. Don’t fight with your obsessive thoughts, just accept them and keep going, don’t analyze them. Never let the setbacks you receive while doing therapy, from affecting you. Don’t seek guidance from someone who is not ready to lend you any support. It will worsen your OCD. Face your anxiety, this is the best way to recover from OCD. Review the therapy sessions on yourself and don’t run for perfectionism. Work to be a better version of yourself. Last but not the least, fight with your compulsions.

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