Jennifer Miller, MA, LPC

Jennifer Miller is a Licensed Professional Counselor, licensed in the state of Missouri. She earned her master’s degree in Counseling from Webster University. Jennifer works with children, teens, individuals and couples, and particularly enjoys facilitating group counseling with children and teens, on subjects such as social skills. She also specializes in marriage counseling. Her primary psychotherapy is in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness.…

Kristy Cobillas, MEd, LPC

Kristy Cobillas earned her Master’s of Education in Counseling from the University of Missouri St. Louis. She specializes in working with adults who have a history of childhood abuse and/or neglect, and works extremely well with those who suffer from pervasive anxiety and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Kristy has been trained to utilize Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) to facilitate the processing of trauma. She also utilizes Neuro-linguistic…

Ryan Sosman, MA, LPC

Ryan Sosman earned his Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Maryville University in St. Louis, MO and his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at University of Missouri-St. Louis in St. Louis, MO. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri and Missouri certified in Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT).

Ryan has 5 years experience working with individuals with severe and chronic mental illness including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,…

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Death By A Thousand What If’s

OCD Death By A Thousand What Ifs no words

by Kristy Cobillas, MEd, PLPC

We have all heard someone claim that they have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) because of their proclivity toward keeping things neat and organized. Many a joke has been made regarding having “OCD” friends over so that they can clean the house. Those truly suffering with the disorder could only wish it were simply a matter of being particular or neat; unfortunately that is not the case.

Exactly what is OCD?

Characterized by a presence …