Serving the community since 1999

Specializing in OCD and related conditions

Three Locations in Southern California:

Los Angeles • Woodland Hills
Newport Beach

Specializing in the Treatment of OCD and Related Anxiety Based Conditions

 

OCD Center of Los Angeles in the Media

In addition to individual and group psychotherapy, OCD Center of Los Angeles staff therapists are frequently interviewed for articles and news stories by various media outlets around the country. Media inquiries should be directed to Lisa O’Reilly at (310) 824-5200 (ext. 4). Below are some of our recent media appearances.


Marie Claire Magazine - Harm OCD

Marie Claire Magazine
“I Used to Imagine Murdering the Men I Dated”

Magazine article about Harm OCD and its treatment
Includes commentary with OCDLA staff therapists Elena Fasan, LCSW and Tom Corboy, MFT


Titan Radio

Titan Radio
“OCD and its Treatment”

Radio interview about OCD and its treatment
Includes interview with OCDLA staff therapist Lauren McMeikan, MFT


L.A. Parent Magazine - The Certainty of Uncertainty

L.A. Parent Magazine
“The Certainty of Uncertainty”

Article on dealing with uncertainty during the coronavirus pandemic
Includes interviews with OCDLA Clinical Director, Laura Yocum, MFT, and OCDLA staff therapist Elena Fasan, LCSW


Healthline - What Is OCD and How Is It Different from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)?

Healthline
“What Is OCD and How Is It Different from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)?”

Article on OCD and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director, Tom Corboy, MFT


Allure Magazine - What It's Like to Have Pure O

Allure Magazine
“What It’s Like to Have Pure O”

Article on Pure Obsessional OCD (“Pure O)
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director, Tom Corboy, MFT


KOGO News Radio - Accepting and Embracing Anxiety

KOGO News Radio
“Accepting and Embracing Anxiety”

Radio interview on Anxiety Disorders
Includes interview with OCDLA Staff Therapist, John Tsilimparis, MFT


“TEDx

TEDx
“Anxiety in the Age of Information”

Video Recording of live TEDx talk on Anxiety
Live presentation by OCDLA Staff Therapist, Sheva Rajaee, MFT


O Magazine - Dermatillomania / Skin Picking Disorder

O Magazine
“How I Overcame Skin Picking”

Article on Dermatillomania / Skin Picking Disorder
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director, Tom Corboy, MFT


Not Broken Radio - Health Anxiety / Hypochondria

Not Broken Radio
“Health Anxiety / Hypochondria”

Radio interview on Health Anxiety / Hypochondria
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director, Tom Corboy, MFT


Westways Magazine - Fearless Travelers

Westways Magazine
“Fearless Travelers”

Magazine article on travel-related phobias
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director, Tom Corboy, MFT


The Daily Dot - Orthorexia

The Daily Dot
“The Curious Case of Orthorexia”

Article on the controversy related to the diagnosis of Orthorexia
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director, Tom Corboy, MFT


Splinter Magazine

Splinter Magazine
“What It’s Like to Have Pure O”

Magazine article about Pure Obsessional OCD (Pure O)
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director, Tom Corboy, MFT


Sydney Morning Herald - Anxiety

Sydney Morning Herald
“How Uncertainty Fuels Anxiety”

Magazine article about OCD
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director, Tom Corboy, MFT


Cosmopolitan Magazine - OCD

Cosmopolitan Magazine
“What It’s Like to Live with OCD”

Magazine article about OCD
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director, Tom Corboy, MFT


The Marilu Henner Show - Orthorexia

The Marilu Henner Show
“Orthorexia”

Radio program about Orthorexia
Includes interview with OCDLA Staff Therapist, Kimberley Quinlan, MFT


Psych Central - Living with OCD

Psych Central
“Living with OCD”

Article on OCD and its treatment
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director, Tom Corboy, MFT


Invisibilia - Dark Thoughts and Harm OCD

NPR: Invisibilia
“Dark Thoughts and Harm OCD”

Radio program about the nature of thoughts, Pure O, and Harm OCD
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director, Tom Corboy, MFT


Wall Street Journal - Orthorexia

Wall Street Journal
“When Healthy Eating Calls for Treatment”

Article on Orthorexia
Includes interview with OCDLA Staff Therapist, Kimberley Quinlan, MFT


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Psych Central - Meditation for Anxiety

Psych Central
“How Meditation Helps Anxiety”

Article on meditation for anxiety
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director, Tom Corboy, MFT


Teen Vogue - Dermatillomania / Skin Picking Disorder / Trichotillomania

Teen Vogue
“I Have Trichotillomania”

Article on Trichotillomania and Dermatillomania (Skin Picking Disorder)
Cites OCD Center of Los Angeles


Los Angeles Times - Orthorexia

Los Angeles Times
“For Those With Orthorexia, Diet Can Never Be Pure Enough”

Article on Orthorexia
Includes interview with OCDLA Staff Therapist, Kimberley Quinlan, MFT


OCD Newsletter - Mindfulness and CBT for OCD

OCD Newsletter
“Mindfulness and CBT for OCD”

Article on Mindfulness and CBT for OCD
Co-authored by OCDLA Executive Director, Tom Corboy, MFT


PsychCentral - Tolerating uncertainty

Psych Central
“Tips on Handling Uncertainty”

Article on handling the uncertainty seen in anxiety and OCD
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director Tom Corboy, MFT


Seattle Magazine - Orthorexia

Seattle Magazine
“Healthy Eating Turned Unhealthy Obsession”

Article on Orthorexia
Includes interview with OCDLA Staff Therapist Kimberley Quinlan, MFT


ABC News - Olfactory Reference Syndrome

ABC News
“People Who Think They Stink May Have Olfactory Reference Syndrome”

Article on Olfactory Reference Syndrome
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director Tom Corboy, MFT


Daily Beast - DSM-5

Daily Beast
“DSM-V: New Mental-Disorder Diagnoses”

Article on changes to DSM-5
Includes interview with OCDLA staff therapist Karen Pickett, MFT


PsychCentral - Nine ways to reduce anxiety

Psych Central
” Nine Ways to Reduce Anxiety Right Here, Right Now “

Article on strategies for managing anxiety
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director Tom Corboy, MFT


NBC News - Cleanliness or compulsion

NBC News
” NBC News – Cleanliness or Compulsion “

Article on OCD
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive director Tom Corboy, MFT


Sunday Times - BDD

Times of London Sunday Magazine
” Do You Have Body Dysmorphic Disorder “

Special issue of Sunday Times Magazine features 20 personality tests
OCD Center of Los Angeles BDD test one of featured tests



W Magazine - Monophobia, Panic Disorder, and Agoraphobia

W Magazine
“Trichotillomania”

Article on Monophobia, Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia in Hollywood
Includes interview with OCDLA Staff Therapist Karen Pickett, MFT


PsychCentral - 15 steps to improve anxiety

PsychCentral
” 15 Small Steps You Can Take Today to Improve Anxiety Symptoms “

Article on managing anxiety
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive director Tom Corboy, MFT


Sunday Times - Social Anxiety

Times of London Sunday Magazine
” Do You Suffer From Social Anxiety “

Special issue of Sunday Times Magazine features 20 personality tests
OCD Center of Los Angeles Social Anxiety test one of featured tests


Advance Healthcare Magazine - OCD

Advance Magazine
” Uncovering OCD”

Article on the relationship between OCD and Sensory Processing Disorder
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director Tom Corboy, MFT


FutuReale - Trichotillomania

FutuReale Magazine
“Trichotillomania”

Article on Trichotillomania
Includes interview with OCDLA Staff Therapist Karen Pickett, MFT


PsychCentral - Living With Anxiety

PsychCentral
” Living With an Anxiety Disorder “

Article on managing anxiety
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive director Tom Corboy, MFT


Saludify - Postpartum OCD

Saludify Health
” Postpartum OCD Is More Than Just The Baby Blues “

Article on Postpartum OCD
Cites OCD Center of Los Angeles information on Postpartum OCD


 OCD Talk - ERP

OCD Talk
” Lets Talk About ERP Therapy “

Article on Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy (ERP) for OCD
Cites article by OCDLA Executive Director Tom Corboy, MFT


Top 50 therapists who blog

Nursing Schools
” 50 Excellent Therapists Who Blog “

Review of 50 top Mental Health Blogs
Cites OCDLA blog as one of top 50 mental health blogs


EmpowHer - Trichotillomania

EmpowHer
“Trichotillomania: My Fleeting Childhood Experience with a Hair Pulling Disorder”

Article on Trichotillomania
Cites OCD Center of Los Angeles information on Trichotillomania


PsychCentral - BDD

PsychCentral
“Body Dysmorphic Disorder: When the Reflection is Revolting”

Article about Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director Tom Corboy, MFT


Kardashian BDD

Examiner.com
“The Kim Kardashian Effect Americas Obsessions With Beauty”

Article on the relationship between cultural beauty standards and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Includes interview with OCDLA Executive director Tom Corboy, MFT


Washington Diplomat - OCD

Washington Diplomat
” OCD Causes Many to Suffer “

Article about OCD
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director Tom Corboy, MFT


Living with OCD - Voices of Central Pennsylvania

Voices of Central Pennsylvania
” Living With OCD “

Article about OCD
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director Tom Corboy, MFT


PsychCentral - BDD Treatment

PsychCentral
” Demystifying Treatment for BDD “

Article about treatment for BDD
Includes interview with OCDLA Executive Director Tom Corboy, MFT


About the OCD Center of Los Angeles

The OCD Center of Los Angeles is a private outpatient treatment center specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for the treatment of OCD and related conditions. We have 15 therapists on staff, all of whom are either licensed or registered, and all of whom specialize in CBT. We treat adults, adolescents, and children, and offer services six days a week, including evenings and Saturdays.

We have offices at three locations in Southern California:

  • Los Angeles – Brentwood
  • San Fernando Valley – Woodland Hills
  • Orange County – Newport Beach

If you would like to discuss individual therapygroup therapyonline therapy, or intensive treatment at the OCD Center of Los Angeles, please call one of our client coordinators at (310) 824-5200 (ext. 4), or click here to email us.

    

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