Hoarding and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Hoarding and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD) is an anxiety disorder of both brain and behavior. People with OCD experience intrusive thoughts, referred to as obsessions, which trigger high levels of anxiety. They then respond with repetitive acts, known as compulsions, to try to lower the anxiety and escape the obsessions. To be considered OCD, the obsessions and compulsions must be both time consuming and interfere with day to day activities. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, OCD affects between two and three million adults in the United States.

Butler Hospital’s OCD experts provide treatment in a variety of settings, including in the hospital or partial hospital, outpatient and as neurosurgery. Butler also has a team of researchers who focus on studies of OCD treatments.

Contact Information:

Behavioral Health Service Call Center
For appointments or provider referrals contact Care New England’s Behavioral Health Services Call Center 24/7
P: 1 (844) 401-0111

Our Outpatient Programs

Adult Mental Health Outpatient Program

Our clinical team offers individual and group therapy, peer support groups, medication management and coordination of treatment with your primary care provider.

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Intensive OCD and Anxiety Outpatient Program

The program utilizes exposure and response prevention (ERP), a type of psychotherapy proven most effective in treating those with persistent OCD and anxiety.

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HealthPath Program

HealthPath provides wrap around services for substance use and mental health disorders, including treatment of co-occurring disorders. 

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Perinatal OCD Intensive Outpatient Program

The Perinatal OCD Intensive Outpatient Program serves pregnant and postpartum adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), health anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder, and phobias (intense, specific fears).

Psychiatric Neurosurgery Program

Neurosurgical procedures can help patients suffering from treatment-resistant psychiatric and neurological conditions including OCD, depression, Tourette’s and movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease. 

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Transitional Outpatient Program

The Transitional Outpatient Program (TOP) is designed to be short-term and focused on the initial months following a hospital stay so that patients can continue on their path to recovery.

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Our Partial Programs

Women's Dialectical Behavior Therapy

The Women's Partial Hospital Program at Butler Hospital helps women manage depression, anxiety, substance abuse, problematic behaviors and other psychiatric disorders. 

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Integrated Therapies Program

The Integrated Therapies Program provides specialized care for people struggling with depression, anxiety, substance abuse and other psychiatric disorders. 

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Young Adult Partial Hospital Program

The Young Adult Partial Hospital Program is designed to meet the specific needs of 18-to-26-years-olds. The supportive environment empowers young adults to learn how to gain control of their illness and strive to achieve their personal goals. 

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Partial Hospital Adolescent Program

Our Adolescent PHP is a day program that serves adolescents, ages 13 to 17, who are struggling with depression, anxiety or other mood related symptoms, who would benefit from the five day a week, six hour program day model.

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Not sure which program is right for you?

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