Category Archives: OCD

Postpartum OCD: One Therapist’s Reflections

One of my colleagues, a well-known expert in OCD, recently made a brave public announcement.  Before I share it, I want to explain one aspect that makes her so effective as an OCD therapist.  She herself suffered with debilitating OCD for … Continue reading

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New Support Group Beginning

I am very excited to announce that I will be starting a new support group for adults (ages 18 and over) this month. The group will be free and will emulate the GOAL model started by Dr. Jonathan Grayson and … Continue reading

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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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