Tag Archives: OCD advocacy

Check it Out!

Hi Everyone! I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Alison Dotson, OCD advocate and author of Being Me with OCD: How I Learned to Obsess Less and Live My Life.  Alison has a great blog, and I hope … Continue reading

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Helping Teachers Understand OCD

  Another school-related post as a new academic year approaches…….. I’ve previously written about how important and necessary I believe it is for educators to have, at the very least, a basic knowledge of OCD and other brain disorders. The … Continue reading

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Another Successful OCD Conference!

  Well I’m back from the 22nd Annual OCD Conference in Boston, and by all accounts (including mine) it was a great success! Attendance was at an all-time high with around 1,700 participants and it really was an amazing feeling … Continue reading

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OCD and Medical Child Abuse

If you’ve read my book, you know that many issues arose when my son Dan spent nine weeks at a residential treatment center for OCD. There’s no question the staff there knew how to treat OCD. What they didn’t know, … Continue reading

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The Loneliness of OCD

The next few weeks are going to be very busy, as I try to spread the word to as many colleges and universities as I can about Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery. I’ll be sharing some of my older … Continue reading

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Secretly Debilitated by OCD

A version of this post originally appeared on my blog in October 2012. I’ve written before about the severity of my son Dan’s obsessive-compulsive disorder. How it was so bad he couldn’t eat. How he’d get stuck sitting in one … Continue reading

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“Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery” Goes to College

I’m happy to report that our book, Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery will be required reading for a Fall 2015 General Psychology college course. The professor feels it will be a valuable addition to her curriculum. I’m excited to … Continue reading

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