OCD and Anxiety
It’s important to know and be comfortable with who will be caring for you or your loved one struggling with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) or related anxiety disorders. You’re trusting us to make a difference. To give hope. To provide reassurance, and when needed, the encouragement and strength to move forward and overcome difficulties. At the Rogers OCD Center for adults, our highly trained and caring staff understands. And they’re among the best.
As part of the comprehensive range of services offered for OCD and anxiety at Rogers Behavioral Health, our 28-bed adult OCD Center anchors our care for OCD. We offer one of the top residential programs in the world and one of only a handful of residential programs specializing in OCD treatment in the country.
Here you benefit from the expertise of a highly trained and caring staff who partner with you on a personalized plan of care that addresses your unique needs, in a setting which provides the comfort and support you need. With an in-depth, longer-term level of care that averages 45 to 60 days, we work with you on intensive and challenging treatment for:
Led by an internationally recognized clinical psychologist who oversees cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) services at Rogers, we are here for you with a team of specialists who are passionate about helping you break free of OCD and related anxiety disorders. Our team provides care that’s proven to work and confirmed by more than a decade of outcomes studies.
At Rogers, we base our OCD treatment on a comprehensive, proven effective cognitive behavioral therapy-based approach. Our staff will work with you one-on-one to identify the specific thoughts and situations that create anxiety, and then develop, together, a thorough exposure hierarchy. Our graduated, manageable treatment approach will empower you to gain control over symptoms and learn effective strategies you can use throughout your life. CBT with an emphasis on exposure and response prevention (ERP) is the foundation of care, in addition to medication management overseen by a board-certified psychiatrist. You will gain these skills through both individual and group therapy.
Other elements within your care may include:
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
At Rogers, we know it’s hard to change behaviors, and it takes time and effort to replace old thinking patterns and habits with healthier ones. The flexible length of stay lets you practice newly acquired skills. We also educate other family members on these techniques so they can support you after discharge.
We will work with you on a personal recovery plan for continuing care as you complete the program. When appropriate, you may be referred to lower levels of care at Rogers for continuing treatment.
A diverse schedule of therapeutic activity at the OCD Center helps keep you focused on gaining the skills and understanding to help you cope and manage your OCD and anxiety. The center provides structured programming seven days per week. Here’s what a typical weekday looks like:
Goal review group
Exposure and response prevention
Supervised assignment work
Supervised assignment work
Daily living responsibilities or community integration activity
In addition to the individual sessions with a psychiatrist and other treatment team members scheduled throughout the day and week, you will have access to residential counselors 24 hours a day. They provide assistance and one-on-one support to help you stay on track with your goals.
A comprehensive, multidisciplinary team works with you throughout your stay at the OCD Center. A licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of OCD and anxiety oversees your care, working with a highly trained team which may include:
Upon admission, you’ll receive an in-depth, detailed series of assessments, which includes the Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS). We use this information to develop your exposure exercise and a graduated exposure hierarchy within your personalized plan of care.
Bradley C. Riemann, PhD, is a leading expert in the assessment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and anxiety disorders and use of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) treatment. At Rogers, he ...
Mark H. Rossing, MD, is a board-certified adult psychiatrist who serves as the medical director for the OCD Center. Before his current role, Dr. Rossing has been an adult psychiatrist with Rogers ...
As clinical services manager of Rogers Child Center and and OCD Center, Eddie Tomaich, PhD, finds his experience in family-based therapy has made him well-versed in providing intensive, ...
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Nestled in the woods on a peninsula where Lower Nashotah and Upper Nemahbin lakes converge, the OCD Center at Cedar Ridge offers you a quiet, secluded setting about a mile down the road from Rogers’ main Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, campus. Therapeutic landscaping, walking trails, a gazebo and an outdoor patio surround the lodge-like facility which has been home to the OCD Center since 2013. Comfortable treatment and therapy areas, home-like community spaces, a dining hall and living areas with semi-private bedrooms provide a supportive environment during your stay.
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