Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Truth About ERP Therapy

  I recently wrote about how exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy, the evidence-based psychological treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder, is anxiety-provoking. Many people with OCD are aware of this fact, and it is often one of the reasons given by … Continue reading

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Interview on The Marilu Henner Show

I had the great pleasure of chatting with Marilu Henner on her radio show this week. Unfortunately there were some technical difficulties that cut the interview short but we still had a good conversation about obsessive-compulsive disorder and my book, … Continue reading

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ERP Therapy and Increased Anxiety

When my son Dan was first diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder, he, like so many others, did not receive proper treatment. Wrong therapy, wrong drugs. His OCD spiraled out of control and less than a year later it was so severe … Continue reading

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Dan Versus OCD

This post first appeared in June 2013…….. At the time my son Dan’s OCD was at its worst, he had not eaten in over a week. I flew down to be with him at his college, and though he was … Continue reading

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OCD and Early Treatment Experiences

  A version of this post first appeared in May 2013: Over the years, I’ve connected with many people who have obsessive-compulsive disorder. It seems to me that almost every one has some kind of  story to tell about their … Continue reading

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The Power of Family

I was recently interviewed by David Susman, PhD as part of his Stories of Hope series. If you’re interested, you can view the interview here. Thanks to Dr. Susman!      

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