Monthly Archives: October 2018

OCD and Physical Pain

  Many people believe that physical pain and mental pain can be connected. I often hear from people with severe OCD who also suffer from debilitating physical pain. It’s not unusual, once their OCD is treated, for their physical symptoms … Continue reading

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ERP Therapy – A Well-Guarded Secret?

OCD Awareness Week has come and gone and there were many successful, informative events to help all those whose lives have been touched by obsessive-compulsive disorder. I think the IOCDF always does a great job with its programming. There was … Continue reading

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An Exciting New Resource!

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you might remember that I’ve written several different posts regarding obsessive-compulsive disorder and school. In this post I talk about how important it is for teachers and other school personnel to … Continue reading

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And The Winners Are……..

Happy OCD Awareness Week to everyone, and I hope you’re planning on taking part in some of the great events planned for the week. I’m happy to report that the results of my book giveaway are in and three winners … Continue reading

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Atypical Symptoms in Pediatric OCD

In over ten years as an advocate for OCD awareness, I have seen little improvement in the understanding of what OCD really is. While it can be annoying when the general public doesn’t “get it,” it can be downright dangerous … Continue reading

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