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OCD in Children: ‘A Darkness has Overtaken me’

Sunday, 16 October, 2011

By Elizabeth Landau, CNN

Please read Elizabeth Landau’s article on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in children.


  • Children as young as 3 or 4 can show signs of OCD
  • OCD is thought to affect 1 in 100 kids
  • Exposure therapy is a behavioral therapy used for OCD
  • Medications may also be prescribed

Read the full article

3-Year CARF Accreditation

Wednesday, 12 October, 2011

Lifeskills South Florida received a three year CARF accreditation for its’ residential and outpatient treatment programs. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization receiving a Three-Year Accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process. It has demonstrated to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit its commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable, and of the highest quality. CARF accreditation demonstrates a provider’s commitment to continuously improve service quality and to focus on the satisfaction of the persons served.

Sierra Tucson Gratitude Awards 2011 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Wednesday, 12 October, 2011


Lifeskills South Florida Staff at the Sierra Tucson Gratitude for Giving Breakfast at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, FL October 7, 2011

Jason Ross, PhD, LMHC Dawn DiCicco, LCSW Brett Passeroff, LCSW Rachel Whipple, LCSW Jackie Fetzer Michael Gillis, MSW

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