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Radical Acceptance Transformed My OCD Recovery

It’s not always an easy journey  Having obsessive-compulsive disorder is an ever changing facet of my identity. The uncertainty of how it will manifest or impact my life often causes road bumps in the recovery journey. I might experience a new symptom or feel...

Navigating OCD Post-COVID

Tips for Managing OCD During the Uncertainty of COVID-19  The uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic may impact OCD symptoms for some individuals. If you are an individual who had an increase in symptoms during COVID-19 lockdowns, it’s possible you are feeling...

How to Support a Loved One with OCD

If a child, parent, or  friend of yours was recently diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder, you might be looking for a way to support and better understand their situation. OCD is a very serious mental health condition; but for many having support from...

Contamination OCD is More than “Cleanliness”

Obsessive-compulsive disorder manifests differently for individuals; in some cases intrusive thoughts and compulsions impact many facets of a person’s life. In other cases, there can be a “theme” or facet of OCD that specifically affects someone. In the case for...

Seeking Reassurance: An OCD Trap

Many individuals seek reassurance to help make a situation less alarming or scary. But this can become a problem, especially for those with obsessive-compulsive disorder and other anxiety disorders, when the reassurance-seeking becomes a default coping...