#168- My Family Is Stuck And Overwhelmed By COVID

Today’s question comes from someone who is struggling with family members who are overwhelmed by the idea of COVID and continue to be enveloped by rituals and routines focused on preventing or avoiding COVID despite being vaccinated and boosted. These precautions are now infringing on the questioner’s family. So, how…

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#138- How To Help Your Family Member Who Has OCD

Today I answer a question from a listener who has a question about how they can help their wife deal with their ROCD. Along with answering their question, I expand out a little to discuss how someone can help a family member or loved one who is struggling with OCD.…

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#133- Eating and Contamination, Getting Family Support, and PPOCD When It’s Only Obsessions

On this episode, I answered three listener questions. The first question is about how to deal with contamination obsessions that are effecting the listener’s eating routines. How can they stop checking their food and overall being hyperaware of what gets in, or already is in, their food. The next question…

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#123- Casadastraphobia Story, Getting Mom’s Support, and Feeling Like I’m Back At Square One

For today’s episode, someone shared their awareness of Casadastraphobia story after listening to the Phobia Phriday episode on that phobia. After that, I answer a question from someone wondering how to get their mom’s support when they’ve already tried sharing articles about OCD with them. Last, I answer a question…

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S’s Mom’s Questions

I’m answering a series of questions asked by S’s mom about her teenage daughter’s OCD and OCD treatment. In answering these questions three, I talk about when OCD starts, whether to start a weight loss program to counteract medication side effects, and why some people are cagey about their obsession…

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