Category Archives: Parenting

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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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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Parents as Part of the Treatment Team

I am preparing to head to the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA).  I look forward to conferences like this one because they provide inspiration for the work I do and the opportunity to interact … Continue reading

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No, That’s Not a Normal Part of Child Development

Sometimes, I wish my head could keep up with my conversations – that I had the right response at the right moment.   A little while ago someone who rarely asks me about my work asked how my practice was going. … Continue reading

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