Tag Archives: Dr. Seth Gillihan

Let’s Talk about ERP Therapy

A version of this post first appeared on my blog in July 2013…… If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you know I’m a big proponent of exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. … Continue reading

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Blog Tour for Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery

As we head into the last week or so of the blog tour, I have two more reviews to share with you: Please check out today’s post by Sherrey Meyer: http://sherreymeyer.com/overcoming-ocd-janet-singer/#more-26512 And from Barbara Rath over at Toss the Typewriter: … Continue reading

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ERP Therapy – So Simple Yet So Complicated

As many of you could probably tell from last week’s post, I find it incredibly frustrating that more people (including therapists) are not aware of exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy, the specific type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that … Continue reading

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OCD and Atypical Antipsychotics

Medication had a significant impact on my son Dan’s journey through severe OCD. While certain drugs appear to be helpful for some OCD sufferers, they only seemed to make things worse for Dan. Part of the problem stemmed from his … Continue reading

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OCD Book Festival 2013

Two years ago,  I blogged about my experience at the OCD Texas Conference in Austin. I am honored, once again, to have been invited to speak at this year’s OCD Texas Conference, located in San Antonio. Held in conjunction with … Continue reading

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OCD and Psychosis – Updated

In my previous post on OCD and Psychosis, I stated that one of the criteria for the diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder is the sufferer’s realization that their obsessions and compulsions are irrational or illogical. I was wrong. While this used to … Continue reading

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OCD Research Study

If you are currently on medication to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder, you may be eligible to participate in a new study sponsored by the NIMH.  Basically, the purpose of the study is to determine if participants benefit from adding Exposure Response … Continue reading

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