It’s a Family Affair
OCD in children can operate like a kind of cult leader, demanding acceptance of an extreme view of a perilous reality and offering solutions that can’t be resisted, no matter how absurd they may sound. Given the overwhelming fear and worry the condition generates, falling in line with the cult leader can seem like the best strategy—except that it doesn’t work.
Enlisting the ODD Child: How to move beyond the power struggle
Helping kids with OCD begins with getting past the many myths surrounding the disorder.
The Worry Hill - A Child-friendly Approach to OCD
Therapists helping children confront OCD face a formidable obstacle: helping their young clients get beyond their immediate terror in the hope of reaping long-term benefits.