Youtube Video Gallery for Understanding OCD

Understanding the OCD Brain

The Basics of OCD

This video is intended to educate the public about the basics of OCD. It is not a deep look into the nuanced intricacies of the disorder, but rather a general overview of the signs and symptoms.

Handling OCD: The Five Primary Homework Assignments

Dr. Reid Wilson helps clients challenge their dysfunctional beliefs by reframing the nature of OCD through five simple guidelines.

OCD Treatment Through Storytelling

Dr. Allen Weg describes how storytelling is a successful strategy for treatment.

OCD Kids: Michelle

Michelle describes her crippling OCD fear of contamination and how she began treatment to get her life back.


Is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Preventable?

Dr. Helen Blair Simpson, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at Columbia University, encourages individuals to get treatment when symptoms are just starting, before someone’s life gets off track.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents

Susan K. Schulman, M.D. explains how OCD affects children.

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) as a treatment option

Dr. Richard Bittar, neurosurgeon, discusses disorders that may respond to deep brain stimulation surgery.

Michael Tomkins: Digging Out (hoarding)

Dr. Michael Tomkins reviews symptoms present in compulsive hoarders and recommends harm reduction therapy to reduce risk.

Treatment for Children with OCD

Severin, a teen OCD sufferer, improves in a UCLA Health outpatient program.



A young man shares the OCD thoughts that he experiences from the moment he awakens.

New Treatment for Kids with Obsessive Compusive Disorder-Mayo Clinic

Fifteen-year-old Frank successfully undergoes treatment for OCD through an intensive five-day program at the Mayo Clinic.

OCD, Phobias and Anxiety: Mayo Clinic

Dr. Stephen Whiteside, a Mayo Clinic psychologist, discusses OCD, phobias and anxieties and the treatment they require.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Dr. Maureen Whitall of British Columbia discusses OCD symptoms and treatment.

A Personal Story of OCD

Scott’s struggle with and recovery from OCD.

Amanda’s Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

A “clutter buster” helps Amanda feel less overwhelmed by clutter. Commentary by Dr. Karen Landsman.

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