Monthly Archives: November 2016

Should OCD Therapists Participate in Exposures?

I’ve written a lot about exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy and how to evaluate your therapist. I’ve said that many good therapists will tell you,“I won’t ask you to do anything I wouldn’t do myself.” But do these therapists … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2016

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. In addition to spending time with my family, I’ve just always loved the idea of a day set aside to be thankful for all that we have. Mindfulness at its best! I am … Continue reading

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Gung-Ho About ERP Therapy?

It’s not uncommon for those with obsessive-compulsive disorder to experience recovery avoidance. Fighting OCD is tough to say the least, and it takes a lot of strength and courage to embrace exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy. But what if … Continue reading

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Discount on Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery

I’m happy to report that my publisher is offering a 30% discount on Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery until June 30, 2017. You can access the discount information by clicking here or via the drop down menu on “My … Continue reading

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Do I Really Have OCD?

As many of us know, doubt is the driving force behind obsessive-compulsive disorder. Compulsions are performed to make sure nothing terrible will happen. The problem, of course, is that certainty is unattainable, so when OCD asks the question “Are you … Continue reading

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OCD and Concentration

When my son Dan’s OCD was severe, he seemed distracted most of the time. When I’d try to have a conversation with him, he’d either look right through me, oblivious to what I was saying, or he’d stare into the … Continue reading

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