Category Archives: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

A Very Informative Interview About OCD

There are so many misconceptions about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. In particular, people frequently think it is about being neat, tidy, and organized. They often think it doesn’t affect children. Very importantly, people do not realize that OCD requires specialized treatment by … Continue reading

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OCD Southern California Conference March 25th!

The 2nd annual OCD Southern California  conference is in Irvine on Saturday, March 25th.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet leading clinicians and researchers, get great information, and have the opportunity to interact with others who deal with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. … Continue reading

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Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable: Achieving Your Goal

The music is pumping, the class is full, and the energy is palpable in the room. Fitness trainer and indoor cycling instructor Wendell Mitchell moves through the rows of students. “Get comfortable being uncomfortable!” he calls over the music, and … Continue reading

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OCD Awareness Week 2015 – Does Treatment Help?

This week is OCD Awareness Week (#OCDWeek )  Many people with and without OCD wonder whether OCD is treatable  The answer is that there are very effective treatments available for OCD. Children, teens, and adults alike may feel hesitant to … Continue reading

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The 21st Annual OCD Conference is Almost Here!

The 21st annual OCD Conference, presented by the International OCD Foundation, begins this Friday in Los Angeles. This extremely valuable conference is an excellent resource for individuals with OCD, their family, friends, therapists, researchers, and anyone who has any interest … Continue reading

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About Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

This week (October 14-20, 2013) is International OCD Awareness Week.  Since promoting OCD awareness is a particular passion of mine, of course I’d like to seize on the opportunity to do a little educating.  Just what is OCD?  How does it present?  … Continue reading

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“Why Can’t You Just Stop Thinking About It?”

A little while ago, I took a walk in a park that was along the cliffs of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The day was clear and the view was beautiful.  Except one thing kept popping up that disrupted my serenity.  It … Continue reading

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