Message from our Executive Director Dr. Fugen Neziroglu
Bio Behavioral Institute is committed to providing our community with the same high level of service during the pandemic. We recognize the increased psychological needs of the public during these challenging times and are continuing to offer psychological services via secure video and telephone. Our staff is available for therapy on a weekly or more intensive basis, including daily sessions if needed.
Our tele-health services are available to our existing patients as well as new patients. Our staff can continue to provide cognitive behavioral therapy, exposure and response prevention (ERP), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), family therapy, and a variety of other psychological services and support. Our expertise and training in OCD, anxiety, health anxiety, and depression
Bio Behavioral Institute has always provided home visits for patients who require hands on therapeutic interventions in their immediate environment. Tele-health has provided all of our patients with the added benefit of home based therapy. This has increased our capacity to directly coach our patients on difficulties within their home, such as improving organization strategies, managing day to day structure during the stay-at-home order, OCD rituals in the home, and even increased opportunities for family sessions.
We look forward to re-opening our physical office as soon as it is safe.
Our front office staff is available to take phone calls Monday to Friday from 9:00am - 2:00pm.
Check out some of our Blogs which provide valuable strategies for coping with the stress, anxiety, and increase in symptoms during the pandemic.
The American Psychological Association is regularly updating their website to provide scientifically supported psychological guidance for professionals and the public during the pandemic. Their site includes helpful guidance for mental health professionals on providing tele-health services.
The International OCD Foundation offers support and information to those suffering from an OCD related disorder. Their Covid-19 resource page includes helpful videos, interviews with OCD experts and informative Town Hall discussions.
The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) offers guidance and tips on managing anxiety during the pandemic for patients, families, and children.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, many people are struggling to decide whether their worries and concerns are excessive or appropriate. Here is a questionnaire to help distinguish if some of your concerns are OCD or appropriate cautions. If you do not have an OCD diagnosis or the question does not relate to you, you may rate it a 0.
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