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Thomas Craig Winegarden
(952) 241-4050
7945 Stone Creek Dr
Chanhassen, MN
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Thomas L. Kuhlman
(952) 949-3415
16211 N Hillcrest Ct
Eden Prairie, MN
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Psychotherapy, Forensic Evaluation (e.g., mental competency evaluation), Psychological Assessment
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Case West Res U
Credentialed Since: 1984-04-17

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Arc Hennepin Carver
(952) 920-0855
106 N Chestnut St
Chaska, MN
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Steven J Hartmann
(952) 993-7400
8455 Flying Cloud Dr
Eden Prairie, MN
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Larry F Berger
(952) 993-7400
8455 Flying Cloud Dr
Eden Prairie, MN
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Kenneth Reed Phd
(952) 906-2993
80 W 78th St
Chanhassen, MN
Industry
Mental Health Professional, Psychologist

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Catherine Ruth Johnson
(952) 412-7300
2071 Melody Hill Rd
Excelsior, MN
Services
Psychological Assessment, Psychoeducational Evaluation, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Life Threatening/Terminal Disease, Individual Psychotherapy
Ages Served
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of St. Thomas
Credentialed Since: 2006-09-11

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Mona Gustafson Affinito
(952) 361-3681
1359 White Oak Drive
Chaska, MN
Services
Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Gender Issues (MenÆs/WomenÆs Issues), Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Psychotherapy
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Boston University
Credentialed Since: 1982-05-12

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New Connection Program
(952) 941-5151
6446 City West Pkwy
Eden Prairie, MN
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Attention Deficits Support Services
(952) 933-9926
5100 Thimsen Ave
Minnetonka, MN
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Mental Health Professional

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - OCD

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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What Is OCD?

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, OCD, is an anxiety disorder and is characterized by recurrent, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and/or repetitive behaviors (compulsions). Repetitive behaviors such as handwashing, counting, checking, or cleaning are often performed with the hope of preventing obsessive thoughts or making them go away. Performing these so-called "rituals," however, provides only temporary relief, and not performing them markedly increases anxiety.

 Causes

Growing evidence reveals  that OCD has a biological basis. OCD is no longer attributed to family problems or to attitudes learned in childhood. Instead, the search for causes now focuses on the interaction between biological factors and environmental influences.

Research suggests that OCD involves problems in communication between parts of the brain. These problems may be caused by insufficient levels of certain brain chemicals, called neurotransmitters. Drugs that increase the brain concentration of these chemicals often help improve OCD symptoms.

 Signs & Symptoms

People with OCD may be plagued by persistent, unwelcome thoughts or images, or by the urgent need to engage in certain rituals. They may be obsessed with germs or dirt, and wash their hands over and over. They may be filled with doubt and feel the need to check things repeatedly.

 Treatment

Effective treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder are available, and research is yielding new, improved therapies that can help most people with OCD and other anxiety disorders lead productive, fulfilling lives.

The most common treatment for OCD is a combination of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy (CBT) and medication.

Behavioral therapy known as “exposure and response prevention”  is very useful for treating OCD. In this approach, a person is deliberately and voluntarily exposed to whatever triggers the obsessive thoughts (exposure) and is then taught techniques to avoid performing the compulsive rituals (response prevention). The cognitive portion of CBT is often added to E/RP to help challenge the irrational beliefs associated with OCD.

Several medications have been proven effective in helping people with OCD, particularly those that increase the level of the neurotransmitter, serotonin. These are called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) and include Prozac, Paxil and Zoloft.

 Outcome

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