Monthly Archives: January 2011

Real reality?

Over the past couple of years, there have been several Reality TV shows focusing on OCD. I have seen snippets of  The OCD Project and some friends told me about A&E’s  Obsessed, but I never actually saw any of those episodes. There have … Continue reading

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OCD about OCD

As I’ve mentioned before, Dan entered a residential treatment program for OCD in the summer so he would be well enough to return to college in the fall. Nine weeks later, though he had made great strides, the staff recommended that Dan stay until … Continue reading

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“Get Him Out of There”

Dan’s nine week stay at an OCD clinic was full of surprises.  He went there in the summer so that he could get some help and be able to go back to college in the Fall. Dan was the model patient, … Continue reading

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Where There’s a Will…

Since his early teen years, Dan’s dream was to become an animator, and he pursued this dream full force. He read, sketched, researched, interned, attended summer programs, and animated. His hard work paid off when he was accepted into one … Continue reading

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Let’s keep talking OCD

It seems to me that there are more and more blogs out there about OCD. From first-person accounts,  to stories of family members, to blogs by mental health professionals, the word is slowly but surely getting out there. The more … Continue reading

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