I’m a Canadian living with OCD in a city of just over 150 000. As a Canadian, I have access to free health care, but having OCD means, ideally, access to specialized care. Specialized care can be hard to find. And often, when (or if) you find it, it ain’t cheap. Let’s reflect back on […]
Thinking you killed someone every time you drive is gut-wrenching. What’s a girl to do? Stop driving, that’s what. Little did I know that the avoidance of driving was a compulsion that kept my hit-and-run OCD holding strong. And I must admit, I knew what I should have been doing– Exposure and Response Prevention therapy. […]
In another story on this site you can read about Jim McAndrew’s success story as a patient dealing with his OCD. But what was the treatment and recovery period like from his wife, Andrea’s, perspective?