Category Archives: OCD

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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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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