Helping people manage their Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Our hospital offers comprehensive care, support, and specialised treatment options for individuals living with OCD at Coimbatore.

Understanding OCD: Obsessions and Compulsions

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is classified as an anxiety disorder and comprises two primary components: obsessions and compulsions.


These are persistent, unwanted thoughts, urges, doubts, 
or mental images that incessantly intrude into your consciousness.

These obsessions can take various forms, from fears of contamination by germs or an invisible virus to disturbing urges to harm someone.

These unwelcome thoughts can be incredibly distressing.


Compulsions are repetitive behaviors or mental acts that you feel compelled to perform in response to your obsessions.

These actions can range from repeatedly checking if a door is locked to reciting specific phrases in your mind to prevent a feared event.

Unfortunately, compulsions often provide only temporary relief and are accompanied by considerable distress.

We understand that Living withObsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can be challenging

Seeking treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is a crucial step toward improving one's quality of life and overall well-being.

Undue Distress and Fear

OCD often brings about intense distress and fear due to relentless obsessions and compulsions.

Time and Energy Drain

Managing OCD consumes a significant amount of time and energy, disrupting daily activities and functions.

Emotional Burden

Many individuals with OCD experience feelings of guilt, loneliness, and shame, which can deter them from seeking help.


Often, people with OCD try to manage it on their own, leading to isolation until symptoms become unmanageable.

Correlation with Depression

OCD is closely linked to depression, and some individuals may experience more severe obsessions during depressive episodes

Signs and Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Recognizing these common signs of OCD is the first step in seeking help and support for managing the disorder.

Fear of Preventing Harm

A constant fear of failing to prevent injury or harm to oneself or others.

Harmful Imaginations

Frequent thoughts about causing harm to someone, often against one's will.

Intrusive Sexual Thoughts

Disturbing and unwanted sexual thoughts or images that intrude into daily thinking.

Blasphemous or Religious Obsessions

Obsessions related to religious or blasphemous themes that cause distress.


An overwhelming obsession with contamination, leading to excessive cleaning or avoidance behaviors.

Symmetry and Order Preoccupation

Excessive concern with symmetry, order, or arranging objects in specific ways.

Physical or Illness Obsessions

Constant preoccupation with physical symptoms or illness, even in the absence of evidence.

Repetitive Actions

Engaging in redundant actions or activities that are driven by obsessive thoughts.

Numerical Fixation

An obsession with certain numbers or a compulsion to have specific quantities of items.

Compulsive Cleaning or Washing

Repeatedly washing hands or cleaning objects due to an irrational belief of contamination.

Checking Compulsions

The need to repeatedly check things, such as locks, switches, or appliances.

Arranging and Ordering

Organizing items meticulously, often by color, size, or shape.

Our range of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder treatment facilities

Trusted in Coimbatore and beyond, our exclusive de-addiction therapies and rehabilitation facilities attract individuals seeking effective recovery.

Our Approach to Assessment and Understanding

We gather crucial information through observation, testing, and interviews to understand our clients' lives and provide Individualised treatment.

Personalised Assessments for Holistic Insight

Individual or group evaluations explore talents, personality traits, cognitive/emotional functioning, and social background. Factors like environmental stress and cultural influences are considered for comprehensive insights.

Insights that Drive Effective Treatment

Comprehensive evaluations reveal personality, social skills, cognitive abilities, attitudes, and desires. Foundation for customized treatment plans, addressing unique needs with precision and compassion.

Trusted Professionals, Collaborative Care

Licensed clinical psychologists provide expert and empathetic assessments. Valuing client input, we work together to uncover a holistic understanding of strengths, challenges, and areas for growth.

Managing OCD through Avoidance

Recognize and confront avoidance behaviors to regain control over your life while managing OCD

Trigger Identification

Recognize experiences or objects that intensify your obsessions or compulsions, prompting you to avoid them.

Mysophobia Example

If you have mysophobia (fear of contamination), you might restrict eating or drinking to your home environment to avoid potential sources of contamination.

Quality of Life Impact

Prolonged avoidance of specific situations or objects can have a profound negative impact on your overall quality of life.

Therapeutic Approach

Seek professional guidance and OCD therapy to address avoidance behaviors and regain control over your daily life.

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