Monthly Archives: September 2018

International OCD Awareness Week and Book Giveaway!

October 7-13, 2018 is International OCD Awareness Week. The IOCDF and its affiliates across the country are sponsoring all types of programs, events, and celebrations. Some will be educational and informational, while others will focus on raising awareness of OCD … Continue reading

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Where are the Obsessions?

A version of this post first appeared on my blog in December 2013……. While I believe some progress has been made in terms of OCD awareness and understanding, I also think we still have a long way to go. Quite … Continue reading

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OCD and Flooding

This post first appeared on my blog in December 2013…. Until recently I had never heard the term “flooding” in reference to obsessive-compulsive disorder, but over the past couple of months I’ve connected with three parents of children with OCD … Continue reading

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OCD and the Teenage Brain

  This post first appeared on my blog in December 2013…… “But he’s only nineteen. His frontal lobe development won’t even be complete until he’s twenty-four. Of course he needs your guidance with this decision.” These are the words spoken … Continue reading

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Where’s Dan?

I have been fortunate to share the story of my son Dan’s recovery from severe OCD with so many people. The fact that he is doing so well is concrete evidence that obsessive-compulsive disorder, no matter how severe, is indeed … Continue reading

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