A personal, and sometimes graphic, story of pure O in OCD (meaning obsessive thoughts are more prominent than compulsive behaviors).   "[The author has] pure O, or pure OCD, a little-known type of obsessive-compulsive disorder. People with pure O experience repetitive thoughts, doubts and mental images about things such as sex, blasphemy and murder."

Pure OCD: a rude awakening

A personal, and sometimes graphic, story of pure O in OCD (meaning obsessive thoughts are more prominent than compulsive behaviors). "[The author has] pure O, or pure OCD, a little-known type of obsessive-compulsive disorder. People with pure O experience repetitive thoughts, doubts and mental images about things such as sex, blasphemy and murder."

When we think of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) we tend to imagine what we have seen on TV: a Niles Crane-esque character who cleans every table he sits at with a wet wipe, or a suburban mum w…

When we think of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) we tend to imagine what we have seen on TV: a Niles Crane-esque character who cleans every table he sits at with a wet wipe, or a suburban mum w…

Understanding, acknowledging your emotions and  learning to rate their intensity, in order to manage your response. First step in managing emotions & triggers.

Understanding, acknowledging your emotions and learning to rate their intensity, in order to manage your response. First step in managing emotions & triggers.

Personal experiences of OCD. http://www.paulanewmancounsellingservices.co.uk

17 Quotes That Prove OCD Is So Much More Than Being Neat

Personal experiences of OCD. http://www.paulanewmancounsellingservices.co.uk

Dr. Foote, Co-Founder and Executive Director at the Center for Motivation and Change (CMC) in New York, spoke during our Addiction Speaker Series about the organization’s national peer-to-peer parent coaching network for treatment of substance use, compulsive behavior disorders and trauma. We had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Foote about CMC’s work.

Dr. Foote, Co-Founder and Executive Director at the Center for Motivation and Change (CMC) in New York, spoke during our Addiction Speaker Series about the organization’s national peer-to-peer parent coaching network for treatment of substance use, compulsive behavior disorders and trauma. We had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Foote about CMC’s work.

The term, an acronym for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, refers to a mental health condition that affects one in 100 children worldwide. It is characterised by recurrent, unwanted thoughts which lead to anxieties manifesting as repetitive behaviours.

The term, an acronym for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, refers to a mental health condition that affects one in 100 children worldwide. It is characterised by recurrent, unwanted thoughts which lead to anxieties manifesting as repetitive behaviours.

COSA: twelve-step recovery program for men and women whose lives have been affected by another person's compulsive sexual behavior.

COSA: twelve-step recovery program for men and women whose lives have been affected by another person's compulsive sexual behavior.

What you need to know about compulsive behavior. Compulsive behaviors can be inherited or learned over a period of time.

What you need to know about compulsive behavior. Compulsive behaviors can be inherited or learned over a period of time.

Beneath every addiction, compulsive behavior pattern and codependency lies toxic shame. In this volume Dr. Potter reveals the several sources of toxic shame, the varied and profound effects it has on one's life & guides readers along a journey of recovery and hope. It is an essential resource for counselors, chaplains, pastors, counseling students and individuals suffering from toxic shame & its characteristic manifestations of addiction, obsessive-compulsive behaviors and codependency.

Beneath every addiction, compulsive behavior pattern and codependency lies toxic shame. In this volume Dr. Potter reveals the several sources of toxic shame, the varied and profound effects it has on one's life & guides readers along a journey of recovery and hope. It is an essential resource for counselors, chaplains, pastors, counseling students and individuals suffering from toxic shame & its characteristic manifestations of addiction, obsessive-compulsive behaviors and codependency.

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