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OCD Awareness Week

OCD Awareness Week  (October 10 – October 16th) holds a special meaning for me. It was during this week last year that I “officially” became an advocate for OCD awareness. Prior to this time, I had connected by telephone with several friends … Continue reading

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When Instincts Are Wrong

I have mentioned in at least a couple of  my posts that you should trust your instincts in regard to helping your loved one deal with OCD.  Turns out that’s not always true…..especially when we’re talking about family accommodation. Family accommodation, … Continue reading

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ERP Therapy: Better to be Proactive or Reactive?

I recently read this blog post which brings up a discussion that occurred at an OCD support group. I think almost all of those with OCD would agree that Exposure Response Prevention (ERP) Therapy can be very effective. One of the problems with it, however, is … Continue reading

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Real reality?

Over the past couple of years, there have been several Reality TV shows focusing on OCD. I have seen snippets of  The OCD Project and some friends told me about A&E’s  Obsessed, but I never actually saw any of those episodes. There have … Continue reading

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Where There’s a Will…

Since his early teen years, Dan’s dream was to become an animator, and he pursued this dream full force. He read, sketched, researched, interned, attended summer programs, and animated. His hard work paid off when he was accepted into one … Continue reading

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