Category Archives: OCD

ERP Therapy – An Analogy

by winnond freedigitalphotos.net   This post first appeared on my blog in January 2012…. One of the reasons I became an advocate for OCD awareness was to spread the word that exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy is the therapy … Continue reading

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Children, Rituals, and OCD

  by teerapun, freedigitalphotos.net  This post originally appeared November 2011: When my daughter was two or three years old, she had a bedtime ritual where she lined up ten of her dolls and stuffed animals on the floor. They had to be … Continue reading

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What Makes It So Hard to Seek Help for OCD?

I’m very happy to share this guest post by my friend and co-author Seth J. Gillihan, PhD. Seth’s bio and blogs are listed at the end of this post. If you haven’t already, I’d suggest you check out Seth’s new … Continue reading

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Where is Dan?

My son Dan’s twenty-eighth birthday is in a couple of days, so I thought I’d share this post written in November 2013. He continues to do well after suffering with severe OCD almost nine years ago – and I continue … Continue reading

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1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk

From the IOCDF website: Each year, members of the OCD community from across the country — including individuals with OCD, mental health professionals, friends, family members, coworkers, children, and even four-legged friends (dogs must be on a leash, of course) … Continue reading

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OCD and Transitions

As we enter this season of college and high school graduations, I’d like to share a post I wrote in May 2012, shortly after my son Dan graduated college… A few days ago my son Dan graduated college. My last … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness Channel on Vimeo

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Vimeo has posted 24 short films related to various areas of mental health. Check them out! You can find the videos here: https://vimeo.com/channels/mentalhealthawareness

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