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Hello- Thank you for asking the question. I have over 30 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families & am happy to reply.
I am sorry to hear about this problem;l
It is ruling my life right now
It is an obsessive compulsive disorder that can be treated.
I see that you have been taking Zoloft- For How long?
off and on for years but for this problem only a few months. Originally it was prescribed for anxiety disorder for me
Is someone there is there a better treatment i can suggest to my doctor
This is an anxiety related disorder and is treated much the same as OCD (obsessive complusive disorder)
Are you seeing a Psychiatrist?
no just my regular doc
okay- this requires specialized care- if you give me your Zip Code City and state, I can Identify experts in your area/
in the meantime- here is information from Harvard Medical on treating this type of problem.
hold just a second.
The following link provides a list of Psychiatrists in your area that provide treatment for OCD.
I really appriciate you giving me a name for this, at least it makes me feel like im not alone
If I were you- and lived in the Baltimore area- I would consider going to Johns Hopkins Outpatient Anxiety Treatment.....
I will give you the contact information.
thats great I will contact them