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My OCD was very controlled before COVID- to the point where my psychiatrist and psychologist acted like I didn't have to see them regularly. When COVID hit, the OCD worsened. But they said it was usual and that my behaviors were similar to other people who didn't have OCD. But, now that the vaccines have been out, the OCD is still there and has not improved. And now, I cannot tell if my worries and behaviors are founded or if it's my OCD talking.
 
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Is that not good news?
But you do not feel you are better enough to not need support?

Do you get support from anywhere else? it sounds like the psychiatrist and psychologist are saying that your disorder is not severe enough to need their services and that they need to move on to people who are new to it and need their help more. It is hard to lose support, i understand.

When more stable, peer support can take over from professional support. If you have a relapse, then you can go back to professional support again.
 
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