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Understanding and Treating OCD

OCD Demystified: Understanding and Treating the Disor...

Popular culture greatly misunderstands Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). People may use it in conversation as a joke (“That poster is a bit crooked, God I’m so OCD!”) or may confuse it with a tendency to like things neat and organized. The truth is, OCD is a debilitating disorder that affects an estimated 2% of the population.…

Finding the right multicultural counseling therapist

Multicultural Counseling: Finding the Right Counselor...

People from minority cultures experience mental health problems that often get overlooked due to several factors. Misunderstanding the culture, preconceived notions, stereotyping, and lack of education and information are all factors that can harm a counselor’s multicultural competency. It might seem simple to find a multicultural counselor in a city as diverse as Houston but the…