6 thoughts on “Six Reasons for Not Treating Your Anxiety or OCD

  • January 7, 2012 at 4:49 pm

    In rural areas of the U.S., there are almost no qualified cognitive behavioral therapists. That’s reason number 1. Reason number 2? Money. I have none.

  • January 9, 2012 at 10:03 am

    Jude, brilliant reasons. I think the author needs to make that 8 reasons.

    Sometimes psychotherapists don’t see connections outside of their own world, nor understand the economic and social context in which their work takes place. 😉

  • January 9, 2012 at 1:16 pm

    I will add another reason: to think that you will be able to overcome your anxiety problem by yourself by reading documentation and with enough strong will. I was wrong…

  • January 11, 2012 at 6:55 pm

    Is biting ones nails an Impulse Control Disorder or a OCD?

  • January 17, 2012 at 3:03 pm

    There are many reasons why people avoid treatment for OCD and many articles written on the topic. I, for one, did not realize how prominent the reasons of lack of money/health insurance coverage and shortage of competent therapists are until people commenting on my blog told me….


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