Monthly Archives: November 2013

OCD Research Studies and Thankfulness

In a recent post, I talked about two of the more common roadblocks for those seeking treatment for OCD: a shortage of qualified OCD treatment providers and adequate healthcare coverage. If you are fortunate to live near a large research … Continue reading

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ERP Therapy….Soon to be New and Improved?

For those of you who follow my blog, it’s no secret that I’m an ardent proponent of Exposure and Response Prevention therapy for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. My son Dan was almost completely debilitated by severe OCD, and now … Continue reading

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Where’s Dan?

I have been fortunate to share the story of my son Dan’s recovery from severe OCD with so many OCD sufferers and their loved ones. The fact that he is doing so well is concrete evidence that OCD, no matter … Continue reading

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OCD and Instincts

As we know, the front-line treatment for OCD is Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy, where sufferers are forced to face their fears, and accept the doubt and the uncertainty in their lives. An integral part of this therapy includes an … Continue reading

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