Tag Archives: OCD awareness

Sale on Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery

For those who might be interested, I’ve just been informed that my publisher, Rowman & Littlefield, is discounting many of their books by 35% until December 31, 2015. Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery is included in this sale, and … Continue reading

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OCD and Depression

When my son Dan’s obsessive-compulsive disorder was severe, he was also clinically depressed. I didn’t find this surprising in the least. He spent many days just lying on the floor, and he could barely eat. Even when he was somewhat … Continue reading

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OCD, Friends, and Isolation

This post first appeared on this blog in February 2013…. To me, one of the most heartbreaking aspects of my son Dan’s descent into severe obsessive-compulsive disorder was his progressive isolation from his friends.  Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence … Continue reading

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See you in Texas!

If you live in Texas, I hope you’ll consider joining me at the upcoming 2015 OCD Texas Conference in Dallas on Saturday, October 24, 2015. There’s a great lineup of speakers and topics, and I’m honored to be the keynote … Continue reading

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OCD Awareness Week Video Contest

  As part of OCD Awareness Week, the International OCD Foundation is sponsoring a video contest, and the seven finalists have been announced. These videos are great! And you can vote for your favorite until Friday! Enjoy!

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From Yeshiva University – An Online Survey of Beliefs about OCD Treatment

Hi Everyone! Jenna Feldman, a graduate student working toward her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Yeshiva University, is collaborating on a research project about OCD. She is looking for participants with OCD (adults age >18) who are interested in completing … Continue reading

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Helping Your Parents Understand OCD

This post first appeared in February 2013…. I tend to write about obsessive-compulsive disorder from a parent’s viewpoint because, well, I’m a parent whose son has OCD. But what if you’re a child, teenager, or young adult (or even “older” … Continue reading

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Back to School with OCD – Again

I know several of my recent posts have focused on going back to school, but I’d like to share one more article with you as I think it could benefit a lot of people. Dr. Aureen Pinto Wagner has compiled … Continue reading

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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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