OCD treatment for children

OCD treatment for children

Helping children understand what OCD actually is, is a very important part of treatment itself. OCD can lead to a lot of distress and confusion for the young person and their family.  A child can easily blame themselves and begin to think there is something seriously...
OCD in children

OCD in children

For children and young people with OCD can be debilitating and distressing experience. What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? OCD is characterised by obsessions and compulsions. OCD can typically develop gradually, and you may start to notice your child becoming...
What to do with OCD in kids

What to do with OCD in kids

What to do when your brain gets stuck by Dawn Huebner is a fantastic self-help book for children who are suffering with OCD. It uses cognitive behavioural techniques to map out OCD and help kids to overcome it. The book is an interactive and fun way for children to...
Understanding OCD

What is OCD?

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that affects two to three percent of the population (more than 500,000 Australians). It usually begins in late childhood or early adolescence. People with OCD experience recurrent and persistent thoughts,...