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Help for Primarily Obsessional OCD

Help for Primarily Obsessional OCD

OCD sufferers often say, “I don’t wash my hands, or do rituals, I just have upsetting thoughts – is that OCD?” OCD is often characterized by intrusive troubling thoughts, with no overt compulsions.  Obsessions mostly fall into three broad categories: harming, sexual,...
Great Opportunity to attend IOCDF Conference in Austin

Great Opportunity to attend IOCDF Conference in Austin

The Annual OCD Conference is in Austin, June 19-21. I participate in this annual event each summer and always look forward to it. This year I am participating in three presentations. While I always encourage clients to consider attending, the location of this...
Is It Signal or Noise?

Is It Signal or Noise?

Here’s a concept that might help you. Reid Willson, Ph.D. talks about the concept of Signal vs. Noise in his book Stopping the Noise in Your Head a New Way to Overcome Anxiety.  I really like this idea, because it helps one to distinguish between two types of...