Tag Archives: ERP Therapy

OCD Awareness Week – 2017

The ninth annual OCD Awareness Week begins today. It always takes place during the second week in October with the purpose of raising awareness and understanding of obsessive-compulsive disorder and related disorders, as well as the appropriate treatment. As many of … Continue reading

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ACT and ERP for OCD

This week I’d like to share this post that was written in 2012… As I’ve mentioned many times before, exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy is the treatment of choice for OCD. However, a new acronym has recently made its … Continue reading

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OCD and Shopping

By the time my son Dan entered a residential treatment center for OCD, he was barely functioning. Using exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy he tackled his hierarchy and slowly but surely regained his life. During his stay, one of … Continue reading

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An App to Enhance OCD Treatment – nOCD

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Stephen Smith, the face behind the app known as nOCD. I was impressed with Stephen’s intelligence, enthusiasm, and passion as he explained why he created this app and how it acts as … Continue reading

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OCD and Organized Chaos

This week I’m sharing a  revised post from 2011…. As I said when I first began blogging, I am not an expert on obsessive-compulsive disorder. In fact, sometimes I feel the more I learn about the disorder, the more confused … Continue reading

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OCD and Driving

My son Dan was fearful of driving and hesitant to take driving lessons. Having driven with him a bit, my husband and I could see he was a conscientious, cautious driver and we encouraged him to work toward this important … Continue reading

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OCD and Indecision

I’ve been an advocate for OCD awareness for almost ten years now and while I feel that some progress has been made in the public’s understanding of the disorder, we still have a long way to go. One of the … Continue reading

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