Monthly Archives: July 2015

IOCDF Conference – 2015

Safe travels to all who are headed to the 22nd Annual International OCD Conference in Boston this weekend. I’ll be signing books on Friday from 12:30-1:30 if you want to stop by. If not, I hope to connect with many … Continue reading

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OCD and Medical Child Abuse

If you’ve read my book, you know that many issues arose when my son Dan spent nine weeks at a residential treatment center for OCD. There’s no question the staff there knew how to treat OCD. What they didn’t know, … Continue reading

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OCD and Sleep

This post was written in December 2012: Like a lot of people, I deal with bouts of insomnia every now and then, and so I know firsthand what a lack of sleep can do to a person. I often end … Continue reading

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Psych Up!

Recently, Seth and I were guests on Psych Up!, a weekly radio show hosted by Dr. Suzanne Phillips. We had a great discussion about our book, Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery, and were impressed with Suzanne’s thought-provoking questions. You … Continue reading

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Talking about OCD – Is it always a Good Thing?

This post, originally written in October 2012, has been updated: I often stress the importance of sharing our experiences and talking about obsessive-compulsive disorder in the hopes of raising awareness and understanding of this illness. But is it possible to … Continue reading

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Teens and OCD – Overcoming Fear

  This post originally appeared in November 2012. I think most people who have spent a lot of time around teenagers would agree they often think and reason differently than adults. Their brains are still developing. But did you know … Continue reading

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