Monthly Archives: April 2015

Living with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Podcast

I recently had a wonderful experience being interviewed by Julie Burnfield. She and her husband Andy produce informative podcasts about obsessive-compulsive disorder. If you’re interested, you can listen to the interview on their site, Living with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. I’d also … Continue reading

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OCD and Decision Making

This week I’m sharing a post written in August 2012: Many years ago, I saw the movie Moscow on the Hudson, about a Russian musician named Vladimir Ivanoff who defects to the United States. One scene in particular has always … Continue reading

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Two More Book Reviews and Spreading the Word!

Thank you to Helen Barbour and Ellen White who have taken the time to read and review my book, Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery. You can see their thoughtful reviews here: http://www.helenbarbour.blogspot.com/2015/04/overcoming-ocd.html https://ellensocdblog.wordpress.com/2015/04/15/overcoming-ocd-a-journey-to-recovery-book-review/ While the blog tour is now … Continue reading

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OCD and Psychobiotics

I am somewhat familiar with the premise of humans having a “second brain,” a theory made popular by Dr. Michael Gershon in his 1999 book The Second Brain: A Groundbreaking New Understanding of Nervous Disorders of the Stomach and Intestine. … Continue reading

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Blog Tour for Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery

As we head into the last week or so of the blog tour, I have two more reviews to share with you: Please check out today’s post by Sherrey Meyer: http://sherreymeyer.com/overcoming-ocd-janet-singer/#more-26512 And from Barbara Rath over at Toss the Typewriter: … Continue reading

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OCD and Hypnosis

I recently came across this article about Howie Mandel being hypnotized. Apparently while Mr. Mandel was under hypnosis, many people were able to shake his hand; something he otherwise never allows. I admit I know very little about hypnosis, which … Continue reading

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OCD and Hyper-responsibility

    Today I’m sharing a post that originally appeared in June 2012: One of the driving forces behind OCD is an inflated sense of responsibility, or hyper-responsibility. Those who suffer from hyper-responsibility believe they have more control over what … Continue reading

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