Monthly Archives: January 2015

ERP Therapy – Where Are You?

Last week I received an email from a woman in her thirties who has had OCD since she was a child. She came across one of my articles and was interested in learning more about exposure and response prevention (ERP) … Continue reading

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OCD and Thought-Action Fusion

    This week I’m sharing a post from June 2012…. As I’ve mentioned before, and most of us already know, our minds have minds of their own. All kinds of thoughts run through them on a daily basis: some … Continue reading

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PsychCentral – Ten Things OCD Doesn’t Want You to Know

I don’t know if I’ve ever smiled my way through an article on obsessive-compulsive disorder before, but I did when I read this recent post on PsychCentral. It’s a “fun” way to look at a serious disorder. My only disappointment … Continue reading

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OCD Sufferer, an OC, or a Person with OCD?

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you probably know I’ve used the term “OCD sufferer” quite a bit. I felt it was a more respectful way to describe someone with OCD, as opposed to “an obsessive-compulsive” which … Continue reading

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#OCDproblems – Reclaiming the hashtag

Originally posted on Dreams to be anxiety free:
At the end of last year (how odd it feels to say that!) I had an idea. As a twitter community we had done some awareness raising using the #thatsocd hashtag. It…

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OCD and Hearing Voices

Talk about stigma! How many of us would actually admit to hearing voices? My guess is not too many. The truth, however, is that it is not uncommon for people to have this experience at one time or another. Heard … Continue reading

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