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“Am I Possessed by a Demon?”

You may be wondering why a psychologist is writing about demonic possession. If so, you may be surprised to learn that, in my work as an Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) specialist, it is not uncommon for me to be asked by … Continue reading

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Santa Clarita Grieves (Route 91) Event

I recently had the opportunity to speak and meet with community members at the Child & Family Center in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting. Santa Clarita residents were affected in many ways and the event was held to … Continue reading

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“Bravery is not…

“Bravery is not a feeling; bravery is how you behave when you are scared. You are among the bravest people I know.” Jonathan Grayson, PhD I’m currently reading Dr. Grayson’s book, “Freedom From Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Personalized Recovery Program for … 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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An Ending at the Beginning

As I write what is to be the first blog entry of my new site, I find myself compelled to share a story about an ending.  Not too long ago a young patient who had struggled with anxiety came in … Continue reading

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