Monthly Archives: August 2014

Freedom From OCD

During the next few weeks, I will be busy working on my book, as its publication date of January 16, 2015 draws closer. (For more information, check out the “My Book” tab above.) I’ll be reposting some of my older, … Continue reading

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Back To School With OCD

This post was originally written over a year ago for Beyond OCD. I thought it was timely to share it again on my blog: Last year at this time I wrote a post about Taking OCD to College. It focused … Continue reading

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OCD and Insight

Before my son Dan was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder, I had little to no experience dealing with people who suffered from mental illness. My preconceived belief was that those who had brain disorders didn’t really understand, or have insight into, … Continue reading

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OCD and Guilt

If you have obsessive-compulsive disorder or are close to someone who does, then you likely understand why OCD is sometimes referred to as the “doubting disease.” Doubt is what fuels the fire for OCD, and that is why those with … Continue reading

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An Update on Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery

I hope everyone is having a great week! It has been an exciting time for me and Seth as we get closer to the publication of Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery, and I’d like to give you a quick … Continue reading

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The Paradox of OCD

I was just reading my friend Tina’s blog over at Bringing along OCD, and this is what she has to say about her anxiety: It was interesting to me that though I have a lot of anxiety, most of it … Continue reading

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