Tag Archives: OCD advocacy

It’s Not a Severe Mental Illness, Is It?

My friend Angie over at OCD In The Family recently posted a video of ¬†Larry King interviewing Howie Mandel about his OCD in 2012. For those of you who might not be familiar with him, Larry King was a renowned … Continue reading

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PsychCentral – Ten Things OCD Doesn’t Want You to Know

I don’t know if I’ve ever smiled my way through an article on obsessive-compulsive disorder before, but I did when I read this recent post on PsychCentral. It’s a “fun” way to look at a serious disorder. My only disappointment … Continue reading

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OCD Sufferer, an OC, or a Person with OCD?

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you probably know I’ve used the term “OCD sufferer” quite a bit. I felt it was a more respectful way to describe someone with OCD, as opposed to “an obsessive-compulsive” which … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ocdtalk

Four years ago I gingerly posted my first blog entry. I knew I needed to tell my family’s story with the hope of helping others, but beyond that, I had no idea, or expectation, of what was to come. Fast … Continue reading

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Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

Well, I had an interesting week. I was impaneled on a jury for a criminal case, and was also selected as the forewoman for that jury. (Before you get too impressed, I was chosen at random). Each of us on … Continue reading

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Overcoming OCD – International Orders

I’ve had quite a few inquiries as to whether Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery will be available outside of the United States and Canada once it is released in January 2015. The answer is a resounding YES, and not … Continue reading

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OCD Podcasts

I was recently contacted by Matt Bieber, an amazing young man who is a freelance writer on OCD and mindfulness. Matt has been working on an impressive series of OCD Podcasts and I was honored when he asked if I’d … Continue reading

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