Tag Archives: Jeff Bell

Healthy Doubt Versus Unhealthy Doubt

This post first appeared on my blog in August 2013…. I’ve previously written about how I used to scrutinize my son Dan, trying to decipher which of his behaviors were OCD related. I finally realized my intense involvement in his … Continue reading

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Worry and Uncertainty – Then and Now

During this busy holiday season, I will occasionally share some of my older posts. This one is from May 2012. When I was a junior in college back in the seventies, I spent the year studying abroad in England. Studying … Continue reading

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OCD and Instincts

As we know, the front-line treatment for OCD is Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy, where sufferers are forced to face their fears, and accept the doubt and the uncertainty in their lives. An integral part of this therapy includes an … Continue reading

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Healthy Doubt Versus Unhealthy Doubt

I’ve previously written about how I used to scrutinize my son Dan, trying to decipher which of his behaviors were OCD related. I finally realized my intense involvement in his life was doing us both more harm than good, and … Continue reading

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Worry and Uncertainty – Then and Now

When I was a junior in college, I spent the year studying abroad in England. Going overseas for college then wasn’t like it is now. No organized programs with groups; just go on your own, and find your way. And … Continue reading

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