Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Loneliness of OCD

The next few weeks are going to be very busy, as I try to spread the word to as many colleges and universities as I can about Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery. I’ll be sharing some of my older … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there and I hope you are able to spend the day with those you love. I’d like to share a post (non-OCD related – a rarity!) in memory of my dad that … Continue reading

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Secretly Debilitated by OCD

A version of this post originally appeared on my blog in October 2012. I’ve written before about the severity of my son Dan’s obsessive-compulsive disorder. How it was so bad he couldn’t eat. How he’d get stuck sitting in one … Continue reading

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Evaluate your ERP Therapy

I believe one of the most difficult aspects of obsessive-compulsive disorder is finding the right treatment. Evidence-based exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy, a type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is the first-line treatment for the disorder, and it works. … Continue reading

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