Monthly Archives: November 2014

OCD and Medication

  This week I’m sharing one of my posts from May 2012. I plan on being back next week with something new! The topic of medication for obsessive-compulsive disorder comes up a lot in blogs, and always seems to incite … Continue reading

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New Reasons to be Thankful

As Thanksgiving approaches, I’m taking some time to reflect on how much I truly have to be thankful for. This year, for the first time in eight years, my whole family will be together for Thanksgiving dinner. I’m looking forward … Continue reading

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Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

Well, I had an interesting week. I was impaneled on a jury for a criminal case, and was also selected as the forewoman for that jury. (Before you get too impressed, I was chosen at random). Each of us on … Continue reading

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OCD, Social Anxiety Disorder, and Treatment

I recently read this article on social anxiety, and it struck me how many of the examples listed reminded me of my son Dan when his OCD was severe. Those with social anxiety disorder are typically terrified of how others … Continue reading

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Overcoming OCD – International Orders

I’ve had quite a few inquiries as to whether Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery will be available outside of the United States and Canada once it is released in January 2015. The answer is a resounding YES, and not … Continue reading

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OCD Podcasts

I was recently contacted by Matt Bieber, an amazing young man who is a freelance writer on OCD and mindfulness. Matt has been working on an impressive series of OCD Podcasts and I was honored when he asked if I’d … Continue reading

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