The OCD Program at Lindner Center of HOPE

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a potentially disabling condition that strikes both children and adults – both men and women. OCD can lead to depression, unemployment, and even physical problems caused by compulsive behaviors. Fortunately, effective treatment can alleviate symptoms and allow patients to regain fulfilling lives.

Treatment at Lindner Center of HOPE led by psychotherapists trained in OCD offers proven success. Comprehensive inpatient, outpatient and residential treatment programs, personalized to the needs of each individual, equip patients with effective solutions for managing their condition.

Lindner Center of HOPE’s approach to OCD treatment reflects the latest professional advancements and proven combinations of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), and medication therapy. Effective education builds upon therapy to help patients manage OCD.

Obsessive compulsive disorder is an anxiety disorder that can manifest itself in many ways. However, OCD is treatable through a combination of medication and psychotherapy consisting of behavior modification. read, OCD Comes In Many Forms to learn more.


Learn about support groups for OCD at Lindner Center of HOPE.

Lindner Center of HOPE is proud to be a founding member of OCD Midwest, local affiliate of the International OCD Foundation, The charitable purpose of OCD Midwest is to assist individuals afflicted with OCD in identifying, seeking and gaining access to appropriate support and affordable treatment, and to provide education and information about OCD and related disorders to sufferers, their families and the public. OCD Midwest will aim to increase the public’s knowledge about OCD, and assist those diagnosed with OCD in being recognized as valuable members of their community. Click here for current efforts to support OCD Midwest.


Assess Yourself
Do you or does someone you know suffer from OCD?
Screen yourself now.

OCD is defined by unwanted, uninviting thoughts, images, feelings or sensations or obsessions that trigger strong fears or an uncomfortable response. To relieve the discomfort, individuals with OCD may use countering thoughts, repeated behaviors or other compulsions.

Click here for a brief self test developed by anxiety specialists that can help individuals determine if they need an evaluation for OCD. However, only a licensed professional in a one-on-one setting can positively and properly diagnose an addiction or other mental health disorder.

Listen to the “Realities of OCD” as presented by Lindner Center of HOPE’s OCD experts.

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Questions and Answers about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder