These are some professionals and resources that can be extremely helpful in treatment especially with OCD:

1. New Castle Therapy – Laurie W. Howell, LMF
Family Therapist and ERP Trained
1914 Brunswick Avenue, Suite 1B
Charlotte, NC 28207
Phone: (704) 650-9425 

2. Integrative Health – Dr. Sheila Kilbane 
Pediatric Specialist
2201 Park Rd, Suite B
Charlotte, NC 28203
Ph: 704-626-6771 
Dr. Kilbane’s Book link:
Healthy Kids, Happy Moms – A Step-by-Step Guide to Improving Many Common Childhood Illnesses

3. Carolinas Natural Health – Dr. Michael Smith
Naturopathic Doctor 
1114 Sam Newell Road Suite A
Matthews, NC 28105 
(704) 708-4404
4. Optimal You – Adele Schiessle
5200 Park Rd. Suite 225
Charlotte, NC

5. Southeast Psych – Frank Gaskill, Ph. D. – Super Cool Co Founder

Andrea Umbach, Psy.D. – Super Cool OCD Specialist
6060 Piedmont Row Drive South   Suite 120
Charlotte, NC 28287

6. Dr. Joseph Parisi – Psychologist and OCD Specialist
501 South Sharon Amity Road – Suite 500
Charlotte, NC 28211
Phone: 704-362-1555

7. The Anxiety and OCD Treatment Center – Dr. Kevin Gyoerkoe
Licensed Psychologist
8832 Blakeney Professional Drive, Suite 105
Charlotte, NC 28277

8. Patricia E. Zurita Ona, Psy.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
East Bay Behavior Therapy Center
45 Quail Court, Suite 204
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Tel: 925-956-4636
Book: ACT Workbook for Teens with OCD –

9. Dr. Maeve O’Connor, MD, FACAAI FAAAAI
Clinical Immunology & PANDA/PANS Specialist
Integrative Medicine
Charlotte, NC

10. Special Olympics of Mecklenburg County
2400 Park Road   Suite B
Charlotte, NC 28203
704- 358-1935

11. Invisible Disabilities Association
Wayne Connell – CEO
P.O. Box 4067
Parker, CO 80134

12. Family Support Services
931 Wilann Dr
Charlotte, NC 28215

13. Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services
301 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211.
Phone: 311

14. Mecklenburg County Area Mental Health
429 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

15. Mental Health Association of Central Carolinas
3701 Latrobe Drive  Suite 140
Charlotte, NC 28211

16. Parent VOICE
Carlton Watkins Center
3500 Ellington Street
Charlotte NC 28211

Online Sources

PAE Kids South Carolina (PANS / PANDAS Advocacy)
Twitter: @PAE_KIDS_SC
Facebook Advocacy Group:

OCD Talk Blog

International OCD Foundation
OCD and Anxiety Community Online Support Group
Anxiety BC
Talking to Your Child or Teen About Anxiety
Addiction Campuses
Tapping for Kids
Tapping Star

Other Helpful Sources:

Crisis Hotline for Abused Woman: 704-444-2400

Sale Alliance Women’s Shelter  704-332-9034

Lawyer Handling Abuse Cases: Jennifer Moore 704-919-1519


What is OCD

IOCD Foundation Newsletter: Past and Future Treatments for OCD:

— Vol-30-Issue-4-Winter-2016

Coping with OCD with Alpha Stim    (Find out about Alpha Stim here too)


  • The Mindfulness Workbook for OCD: A Guide to Overcoming Obsessions and Compulsions Using Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – Jon Hershfield, MFT and Tom Corboy, MFT
  • Talking Back to OCD: The Program That Helps Kids and Teens Say “No Way” — and Parents Say “Way to Go” by John S. March MD
  • The OCD Workbook – Bruce Hyman, Ph.D and Cherry Pedrick, RN
  • What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming OCD (What-to-Do Guides for Kids) Paperback by Dawn Huebner
  • Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Powerful, Practical Program for Parents of Children and Adolescents Paperback by Tamar E. Chansky
  • Up and Down the Worry Hill: A Children’s Book about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and its Treatment Paperback by Aureen Pinto Wagner Ph.D
  • Tapping For Kids: A Children’s Guide To EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques by Angie Muccillo
  • The Wizard’s Wish by Brad Yates
  • EFT for Children by Anne Unsworth