Monthly Archives: December 2013

Choosing ERP Therapy

I’ll be taking a break from blogging for a couple of weeks to spend some quality time with family and friends. I’d like to wish all of my readers a happy and healthy holiday season and wish you all the … Continue reading

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What does it really feel like to have OCD?

I’ll be taking a break from blogging for a couple of weeks to spend some quality time with family and friends. I’d like to wish all of my readers a happy and healthy holiday season and wish you all the … Continue reading

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Where are the Obsessions?

It seems to me that OCD has become the mental illness du jour. Every day new celebrities announce they have the disorder and it seems to be popping up on prime time television shows as well. After all, it does … Continue reading

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OCD and Flooding

Until recently I had never heard the term “flooding” in reference to obsessive-compulsive disorder, but over the past couple of months I’ve connected with three parents of OCD sufferers who have all used it in the same context. For those … Continue reading

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Teen Brains and OCD

“But he’s only nineteen. His frontal lobe development won’t even be complete until he’s twenty-four. Of course he needs your guidance with this decision.” These are the words spoken by my son Dan’s therapist when we sought his advice. Dan … Continue reading

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