Tag Archives: freedom from OCD

Can We Decide Not to Worry?

This post first appeared on my blog in September 2013…… I was an anxious child and an anxious teenager. After I graduated high school, I distinctly remember saying to myself, “Enough worrying. You’re going to college. Relax and have a … Continue reading

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Freedom From OCD

During the next few weeks, I will be busy working on my book, as its publication date of January 16, 2015 draws closer. (For more information, check out the “My Book” tab above.) I’ll be reposting some of my older, … Continue reading

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ACT and ERP for OCD

As I’ve mentioned many times before, ERP (Exposure Response Prevention) Therapy is the treatment of choice for OCD. However, a new acronym has recently made its way into the “OCD tool box.” Basically, ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) involves mindfulness … Continue reading

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Freedom from OCD

When he was dealing with severe obsessive compulsive disorder, my son Dan spent nine weeks in a residential treatment program. During this time, he kept saying that he “wanted his freedom back.” I wasn’t sure if he was talking about … Continue reading

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