Author Archives: Janet (ocdtalk)

International OCD Awareness Week 2019

→ October 13-19, 2019 is International OCD Awareness Week. Each year during the second full week of October, community groups, service organizations, and clinics across the US and around the world celebrate with events such as educational lecture series, OCD-inspired … Continue reading

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Podcast on Harm OCD

  I want to let everyone  know about this wonderful podcast on my coauthor Dr. Seth Gillihan’s website, Think Act Be. Seth speaks with OCD specialist Jon Hershfield, author of the book, Overcoming Harm OCD: Mindfulness and CBT Tools for … Continue reading

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Moms with OCD

  In this post I’d like to focus primarily on moms who have OCD, and the difficulties they might face. I won’t be focusing on postpartum OCD, but rather on moms who have already been diagnosed with the disorder and … Continue reading

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Overcoming Harm OCD

  Hi Everyone, I just finished reading Jon Hershfield’s latest book, Overcoming Harm OCD. It’s a valuable book that I’d highly recommend. Below is my review on Amazon: Jon Hershfield has done it again. Overcoming Harm OCD is written with … Continue reading

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OCD and Autism

Doctors have recently confirmed that autism and OCD frequently occur together. Autism and OCD initially appear to have little in common, yet studies indicate that up to 84% of people with autism have some form of anxiety and as many … Continue reading

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Treating OCD is More Important than School or Outside Activities

  When obsessive-compulsive disorder makes its appearance in a family, it often brings about fear and confusion. For one thing, OCD manifests differently in everyone. Truly, there is no end to the ways it can present itself, in addition to … Continue reading

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An Interview about OCD with Dr. Seth Gillihan

  Dr. Seth Gillihan, coauthor of my book, Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery, was recently interviewed on Talk Recovery Radio based in Vancouver. Click here to listen to the interview. Seth’s segment runs from around 5:00 – 35:00. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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