LuAnn Pierce, LCSW, is a former writer for Verywell Mind covering OCD. She is a licensed clinical social worker who has worked in the field of mental health and human services for over 25 years. During that time, Pierce has worked as an outpatient mental health therapist, coach, trainer, writer and program developer.
LuAnn has experience with children and adolescents, families, couples and adults. She has been writing about mental health, growth and development, relationships and parenting since the mid 1990s. Throughout her career, Pierce has worked with hundreds of people who struggle with mental health conditions, including OCD and OCPD.
LuAnn has a BA and MSW from University of South Carolina, Columbia. She is licensed as a clinical social worker in Colorado and Wyoming.
Pierce utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques in her practice, including mindfulness and other forms of meditation, CBT, REBT and DBT. She primarily spends her time now writing and providing online therapy and coaching. Pierce also offers training, individual and group therapy and care management for caregivers and clients of the National MS Society.
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