IPITIA International Psychological Institute
Specialists in Obsessive Disorders and Anxiety
IPITIA is a psychological center which specializes in the treatment of Obsessive Disorders and Anxiety. The professional and experienced team of IPITIA offers you effective and innovative treatment through the Analytical – Experiential method.
The Therapeutic Process AT IPITIA
The Therapeutic Process AT IPITIA has been developed based on the clinical evidence of years of therapeutic experience. In it, we put a greater emphasis from the beginning on the experiential component of unlocking the instinctual and drive elements, with the sole objective of generating an even more effective and efficient impact in terms of time in generating the improvement. A demanding but exciting process, to live the way you want, and not just for mere survival, in which with involvement and effort, we will walk the only path towards a significant improvement in obsessive symptoms and anxiety.
(*) Although we consider it essential at a therapeutic level to participate in a group or individual intensive, due to geographical distance and the implications that this entails, participation face-to-face in Barcelona will not be essential for the time for patients residing outside the European Union, although it is recommended.
Intensive Group Program for OCD
A unique, powerful, and innovative therapy that represents a turning point in the treatment of the obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Our distinctive Character
It is IPITIA’s mission to continuously investigate and improve the treatment of psychological problems, especially Obsessive and Anxiety Disorders.
Our objective is to help people overcome even the most resistant cases, thereby continuing our road towards becoming an International Center of Reference in the field.
We offer Face-to-Face therapy in our center in Barcelona, Online Therapy, Intensive Individual Programs and Group Therapy, all these in a wide range of languages.
Our method for OCD and Anxiety
In IPITIA we treat Obsessive Disorders (OCD) and Anxiety Disorders with our own method, which sintesizes and integrates different psychological approaches such as Jungian Analysis, the biopsychological theory of Millon, Psychobiology and Ethology. It is an integrative method called Analytical- Experiental method.
Our method is based in an integral and immersive approach, in which we focus on all the different aspects of the patient’s life in order to unblock the central nervous system.
We have a strong commitment with the patient, breaking with the traditional aseptic and distant therapeutical bond, in order to accompany you fully.
We engage in continuous Internal Evaluation through psychological tests, self-evaluation tests, as well as treatment satisfaction inquiries.
XVI European Congress of Psychology
July 2-5 2019 Moscow, Russia
AFOP®: A new method for treating OCD
XXI International Congress for Analytical Psychology
August 25 – 30, 2019 | Viena, Austria
«The Promethean society and its enemies»
A Center Unique because of its Efficacy in Treating Obsessive Disorders and Anxiety
Since we founded IPITIA in 2014 we’ve treated patients from all around the world and in many different languages. We’ve obtained promising results and have managed to achieve an ever improving rate of efficacy.
We offer complimentary treatment options for our patients and for people who are interested in our center, such as: weekly activities, 1-3 days group therapy, articles, videos and information. You can contact us through the form below or by phone +34 935282353.
Our way of working and our vision about OCD and Anxiety Disorders are summarized in a book and a masterclass, developed by Damián Ruíz, the Director and founder of Ipitia.
Freeing the monkey, saving the princess
This book about OCD, written by the director of IPITIA, Damián Ruiz, is aimed at people who suffer from an obsessive disorder, their relatives and friends, and all those therapists, doctors or psychologists who patients with OCD. In an informative way and with an innovative method, this book will help you understand the causes of OCD, the different kind of obsessions that exist, and what changes in your everyday life can help you overcome an obsessive compulsive disorder.
OCD & Anxiety Blog
How to be yourself when you have OCD? In order to overcome OCD, you have to be able to be yourself and stop living like a slave to fear, guilt and other people’s opinions. This month we will give you tips to learn to deal with the opinion of others and to face...
OCD and Family: some practical tips This month of April we dedicate it to OCD and the family. How does obsessive-compulsive disorder affect the families of people who have it? What can you do to make your OCD affect your family less? How the family environment...
Long-term OCD or Chronic OCD: questions from our readers This month we will talk about Long-term OCD or Long-lasting OC. Most people who suffer from OCD come after having suffered from OCD for about 8 to 10 years. Which is something that for us is...