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Living with Uncertainty

Living with Uncertainty

There have been countless psychological difficulties that have arisen from the pandemic. In March 2020, individuals experienced a new level of anxiety and worry, as the world was thrown into a situation with unknown outcomes. A challenge for many of us (patients and healthcare workers) has been the difficulty with handling uncertainty. Intolerance of Uncertainty […]

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OCD during COVID-19

Affecting approximately 1 in 100 individuals[1], obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by obsessions (intrusive thoughts, images, impulses, ideas, or doubts) and compulsions (behavioural/mental actions or avoidance aimed at reducing discomfort or preventing a bad outcome from happening). COVID-19 has added a new level of stress to daily living, increasing vulnerability for obsessional thinking, and […]

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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Group for Body Focused Repetitive Behaviours

A Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Group for Body Focused Repetitive Behaviours

Using techniques grounded in cognitive-behaviour therapy will allow most individuals to begin to better manage their picking and pulling patterns. The psychologists based at London Ontario’s Archways Centre for CBT hold cognitive behavior therapy talking sessions that allow individuals to focus on some of the more challenging aspects of their treatment. These include acceptance of […]

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