Monthly Archives: June 2016

OCD and Restrictive Eating

When my son Dan was in the throes of severe obsessive-compulsive disorder, he could not eat. I have previously discussed how his symptoms could easily have been mistaken for an eating disorder, but that is not what he was dealing … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

I’d like to take time, on this day set apart for dads, to thank my husband for being an incredible father – his unwavering love and support for his children (and me) have been a blessing in all our lives. … Continue reading

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OCD and Illness

As most of us already know, there are many things we can do to keep ourselves healthy. We can eat well, exercise, and get enough sleep. We can nurture our positive relationships and move on from our negative ones. We … Continue reading

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OCD and Support for Caregivers

As many of you know, I’ve written a book about my son’s journey through severe OCD. As a result, I’ve had speaking engagements and interviews where I’ve enjoyed meeting people and discussing different aspects of the book. One comment I … Continue reading

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