Category Archives: OCD

And The Winners Are……

Thanks to everyone who commented on my last post. I appreciate your support! Two winners of my book have been randomly chosen: Tracy (no last name given) Debbie Sims Congratulations to both of you! Please email me at ocdtalk@yahoo.com by … Continue reading

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A Book Giveaway!

While I think that awareness of obsessive-compulsive disorder and all it entails has increased since I started this blog in 2010, there are still so many people – professionals included – who do not know how to properly treat the … Continue reading

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My Apologies!

Hi Everyone, It seems as if some people could not open the video link on my last post, so here is another one to try: https://www.azpm.org/p/azillhome/2020/1/7/163893-the-psychedelic-reset/ Hope this works for everyone!

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OCD and Psilocybin Mushrooms

Hi Everyone, Below is an interesting video about an ongoing study at the University of Arizona:    

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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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