Monthly Archives: February 2018

ERP Therapy: Better to be Proactive or Reactive?

This post first appeared on my blog in March 2011. I revised it slightly and think it is worth sharing again….. I recently read this blog post which brings up a discussion that occurred at an OCD support group. I think almost everyone with OCD … Continue reading

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OCD, Learning, and Memory Problems

I’ve written posts and articles about my son Dan’s struggle with OCD in college, and our family’s experience is also fully chronicled in my book Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery. The most frustrating aspects of this portion of Dan’s … Continue reading

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How Effective is CBT for Children with OCD?

There is no question that having a child with obsessive-compulsive disorder affects the whole family. I’ve written before about how pediatric OCD results in disrupted routines, stressful social interactions for children, and poor job performance for parents. Elevated stress and … Continue reading

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OCD News

I’ve recently become aware of some exciting programs, studies, and projects going on aimed at helping those with obsessive-compulsive disorder, so I thought I’d highlight three of them for you: Ryan Bernstein, a high school junior from Portland, Oregon, has … Continue reading

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