Getty Images

When Religion Meets OCD: Here’s how to combat scrupulosity in your family

Scrupulosity has become common among teens and young adults. Here is how you can help them.

If you’ve never heard the term scrupulosity before, here is a definition. It is an OCD behavior that has to do with moral issues. Maybe your college freshman is constantly going to their leaders to confess sins. Or, your spouse is saying that “they aren’t worthy” multiple times in a day, every day.

Heather Johnson shares how to combat this anxiety issue. She shares how you can help your loved ones, or yourself, work through this unique challenge.

To contact Heather for counseling, email, or visit

Add comment