Tag Archives: OCD awareness

OCD and Two Important Projects

There have been events all over the country this past week in recognition of OCD Awareness Week. From live experiences such as the OCD Capital Walk, to every type of event you could imagine on social media, it has been an … Continue reading

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OCD and Sleepwalking

Sleep is often a big issue for those with obsessive-compulsive disorder. In fact, this post on sleep written over three years ago continues to be one of my most popular. Too much sleep, too little sleep, trouble falling asleep and … Continue reading

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The Truth About ERP Therapy

  I recently wrote about how exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy, the evidence-based psychological treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder, is anxiety-provoking. Many people with OCD are aware of this fact, and it is often one of the reasons given by … Continue reading

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Interview on The Marilu Henner Show

I had the great pleasure of chatting with Marilu Henner on her radio show this week. Unfortunately there were some technical difficulties that cut the interview short but we still had a good conversation about obsessive-compulsive disorder and my book, … Continue reading

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Dan Versus OCD

This post first appeared in June 2013…….. At the time my son Dan’s OCD was at its worst, he had not eaten in over a week. I flew down to be with him at his college, and though he was … Continue reading

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OCD and Early Treatment Experiences

  A version of this post first appeared in May 2013: Over the years, I’ve connected with many people who have obsessive-compulsive disorder. It seems to me that almost every one has some kind of  story to tell about their … Continue reading

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OCD and The Solving Ritual

This post first appeared on my blog in May 2013: When someone is diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder, education is essential. Understanding what the disorder entails and how to best treat it are key components to recovery. As we know, however, … Continue reading

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