Dr. Goodman specializes in working with OCD and anxiety disorders. He works with people whose brains and bodies react as if they are in great danger in situations where they are quite safe.
How to proceed?
The first step is to take a peak at this page. Is treatment with Dr. Goodman right for me? Read about anxiety disorders and OCD so that you are an informed client. In addition to this website, you can check out the Anxiety and Depression Association of America and the International Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation to learn more about anxiety disorders and OCD treatment.
If you feel like you are ready to move forward then the next step is to contact Dr. Goodman at (805) 473-3388 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dr. Goodman will ask you about your anxiety to see if an evaluation should be scheduled.
Dr. Goodman is available to consult with family members of non-clients regarding parenting children (and adult children) who have anxiety disorders or OCD. If a family member is unmotivated to get help, parents can still learn to decrease their “accommodation” of their child’s anxiety and set up incentives designed to enhance motivation.