Shala is passionate about helping adults, adolescents, and kids take back their lives from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders (body dysmorphic disorder, trichotillomania, skin-picking disorder, and hoarding disorder), anxiety disorders (social anxiety, panic disorder, phobias, and generalized anxiety disorder), and depression. She is a cognitive behavioral (CBT) therapist and have specialized training in exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy, a type of CBT that’s the research-based treatment for OCD and a research-based treatment for anxiety.
She wrote “Is Fred in the Refridgeration-Taming OCD and Reclaiming My Life” to tell the story of her own battle with OCD.
Shala’s book choice:
Big Magic by Liz Gilbert
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