Harm OCD: You’re not crazy!

Harm OCD: You’re not crazy!

Harm OCD, like all the other domains of obsessive-compulsive disorder, is very disruptive. The harm domain involves any intrusive thoughts that involve hurting yourself or someone else, either purposefully or accidentally. It is important to note that OCD intrusive...
Depression: One clinician’s perspective

Depression: One clinician’s perspective

Depression, which can be experienced as depressed or low mood, loss of concentration, loss of pleasure in activities, loss of energy, insomnia or hypersomnia, change in appetite (rapid weight loss/gain), feeling worthless, tearfulness and even suicidal thoughts, is...
Grief: A brief overview

Grief: A brief overview

Grief can be caused by the death of a loved one, a breakup/divorce, loss of job, friendship ending, or any other loss that the individual finds painful. Grief feels all consuming and is sometimes confusing because there’s a broad spectrum of symptoms that seem to...
OCD: Health Obsessions

OCD: Health Obsessions

Living with some uncertainty can be difficult for anyone especially related to death. However, when someone has health obsessions, the uncertainty about the state of their health is almost unbearable. Someone who struggles with obsessive-compulsive disorder typically...
OCD: Sexually Intrusive Thoughts

OCD: Sexually Intrusive Thoughts

There are various domains of OCD and the sexually intrusive thoughts domain is one of the more common ones. It’s easily misunderstood and I hope this blog post can provide some eduction as to what this form of OCD really is. It’s important to keep in mind that...