Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Disorder

Psychiatrist for OCD in Los Angeles

OCD Help Through Psychiatric Care

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a vicious cycle of unreasonable thoughts and fears that cause anxiety, leading to compulsive behaviors which, if fought, cause further anxiety and obsession. As a person with an obsessive-compulsive personality, you may be struggling with constant hand washing, checking, or counting that disrupts your life and work. If so, then you have come to the right place to find help.

I am Dr. Melissa Quinn, a Los Angeles psychiatrist that treats patients with behavioral issues such as OCD. Proper psychiatric care can help you learn how to ease the stress and anxiety that trigger your obsessions and/or compulsive behaviors. Treatment plans are unique for every patient depending on their circumstances, but may include:

You have the power to manage your OCD. Let me help you find it within you. Schedule an appointment for your initial evaluation today!

What Is "OCD?"

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is defined by Mayo Clinic as “a pattern of unreasonable thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead you to do repetitive behaviors (compulsions).”

Obsessions are repetitive, unwanted, intrusive thoughts or urges that cause distress or anxiety. These obsessions lead to any number of compulsive behaviors – washing, counting, checking, or following a strict routine, to name just a few – that must be completed to cope with the obsession.

Obsessive-compulsion is recognized by it’s cyclical nature, where failure to complete the compulsion leads to anxiety, which triggers the obsession, which triggers the compulsive behavior, etc.

Find Out More About Psychiatric Treatment for OCD

Reach out to me, Dr. Melissa Quinn, if you are looking to break the cycle of your OCD. You should not face this alone and you don’t have to! With my professional help, you could learn how to manage your symptoms and take back control of your life!

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