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New Lifehouse Helps Teens with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

New Lifehouse Academy understands that you want to find help now for your teen girl who struggles with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Please give us a call, (918) 435-8206.

How OCD Affects Your Teen Girl:

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, is an
anxiety disorder characterized by unwelcome and continual thoughts, feelings, ideas and sensations.

Her nonstop cycle of unwanted thoughts (obsessions) leads to attempts to defuse them by engaging in compulsive actions. Even though she will know that the thoughts or behaviors are disproportionate, she will get only fleeting reprieve by performing the compulsive behaviors.

This can be even more anxiety-producing, with fear of germs, illness disease, mistakes, insistence on symmetry or precision, undesired urges to hurt someone, or unacceptable sexual thoughts.

Her usual compulsions may be excessively ritualistic, like repeatedly counting or saying specific words, repetition of everyday activities (in/out of a doorway, turning on/off the stove, open/closing a drawer), hoarding (especially items with no visible value), consumption of foods in a precise order.

*Note: while sometimes used interchangeably, OCD is not to be confused with OCPD, or Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder. An OCD sufferer has unwanted thoughts and understands they are senseless, while an OCPD sufferer believes her thinking to be appropriate and natural.

Helping Girls With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is Why We’re Here

If not treated Helps Girls With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, your girl might suffer additional problems (although not all caused directly by OCD): depression, eating or anxiety disorders, poor quality of life and suicidal thoughts (or behavior).

Cognitive behavior therapy is most efficient, often in conjunction with medication, in helping her confront her OCD unease and anxieties in healthy ways.  Anti-depressants (particularly ones that interact with the brain’s serotonin production) may also be useful in mitigating symptoms of OCD.

New Lifehouse – Helping Your Teen Girl See Greater Possibilities in Life.

We are a lower cost Christian boarding school designed for troubled or misbehaving girls, ages 14-18. Our goal is to provide teenage girls and their families with the tools and resources to help them begin to thrive academically, relationally and spiritually. We help once troubled girls begin living a fulfilling life, equipping them to become happy, confident, self-reliant and successful adults.

Teen Challenge Oklahoma’s New Lifehouse Academy is nestled at the foothills of the Ozarks near Grand Lake on a 40-acre picturesque and peaceful property, with access nearby to over 900 acres of property with a large creek, wooded hills and trails.

Again, if your teen girl needs help with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, please call us at (918) 435-8206. We can help her be better prepared to meet life’s challenges and become a whole young woman.

 

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New Lifehouse Helps Teens with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

New Lifehouse Academy, a therapeutic Christian boarding school, helps troubled girls dealing with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

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