An Athlete’s Drive: OCD & Sport

Successful athletes are driven and determined to perform to their greatest ability. These athletes often engage in frequent routines such as waking up early for workouts, engaging in physical therapy and rehabilitation, planning daily healthy balanced meals, all in addition to trying to maintain a balanced lifestyle outside of their...

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Fight For Your Rights

Fight For Your Rights: Getting Your Insurance Company To Pay For OCD Treatment Fred Penzel, Ph.D. Over the years, I have written a number of articles about the treatment and acceptance of OCD and related disorders. These are all very practical issues, to be sure; however, another practical issue I...

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Improving Care for Veterans with OCD

Melinda A. Stanley, PhD;a,-b, c Elizabeth McIngvale, PhD; a,b,d  Veronica Siffert, LCSW,e Terri  L. Barrera, PhD;a, b,-c aHouston VA HSR&D Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center b Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine c VA South Central Mental...

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Dr. Liz gives tips for mentally preparing for a storm

  ORIGINALLY POSTED ON CW39 6:48 PM, JULY 29, 2019, BY WEB STAFF, UPDATED AT 06:54PM, JULY 29, 2019 Most residents know how to prepare for a major storm — emergency kits, water, flash light and more. Visit Hope After Harvey for more resources and information.

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Bringing an OCD Training Program to Karachi, Pakistan

Bringing an OCD Training Program to Karachi, Pakistan   In June of 2018, the idea was born to bring an OCD training program to the Recovery House in Karachi, Pakistan. Shaheen Ahmed, who works closely with the Recovery House, built the connection between the rehabilitation institute in Karachi and the International OCD Foundation. Being from Pakistan herself, Ms. Ahmed...

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New Year, New You

Are you fed up with OCD controlling your life and making all the rules? It’s time to fight your OCD and regain the life you deserve. Make this new year all about a  new you . The Peace of Mind Foundation is giving you the tools you need to learn...

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How OCD Challenge Helped Me

  “I would have given up long ago but for the support of the Peace of Mind Foundation”– Yulia       Yulia has struggled with perfectionism OCD since she was ten years old. She lives in Moscow, Russia where OCD is not talked about and treatment is hard to find....

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Online Support Group for Therapist with OCD

SMALL ONLINE FACE-TO-FACE SUPPORT GROUP FORMING For OCD specialists who have and treat OCD with ERP. Therapists with OCD motivated to treat OCD can find ourselves in a unique position. In many communities—including our families, friends & clinician cohorts– OCD awareness is lacking. We work so hard to give our...

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Inside Look: OCD to Me: An Anthology of Anxieties

OCD to Me: An Anthology of Anxieties by Ryan Bernstein My name is Ryan Bernstein. I’m a seventeen-year-old high school student with OCD. For many years, I was unable to share my OCD feelings with others. I worried about what people might think, and how negatively I might be judged....

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