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OCDFM NEWSLETTER (Never Say Never)
TABLE OF CONTENTS:

2017 Spring

 

Stigma & OCD Roberta Warren Slade Introduction
Understanding Mental Health Stigma and Discrimination See Me (Website) General
Mental health: Overcoming the stigma of mental illness Mayo Clinic General
Words of Wisdom   Inspiration
The Impact of Mental Health Stigma on Seeking and
Participating in Mental Health Care
Patrick W. Corrigan, et al Research
Creating and Changing Public Policy to Reduce the Stigma of Mental Illness Rosalynn Carter General
Partial Hospitalization Programs Resources
Suggested Reading Resourses
Professional Directory Resources

2017 Winter

 

OCD and Technology Roberta Warren Slade Introduction
Never Say Never (book serialization, Part 3 of 3) Wally Green Inspiration
You Can Take the Pill But Make Sure to Call Me in the Morning: The Art and Science of Teleconferencing for OCD Christian R. Komor, Psy.D. Treatment
Is Using Technology To Treat OCD a Good Idea? Janet Singer Treatment
nOCD: A Personalized Mobile Treatment Tool for OCD   Treatment
Words of Wisdom Inspiration
Fight Childhood OCD with GoHackify!   Treatment
Self-Help on the Internet Resources
Partial Hospitalization Programs Resources
Suggested Reading Resourses
Professional Directory Resources

2016 Fall

 

Choosing to Change Roberta Warren Slade Introduction
Never Say Never (book serialization, Part 2 of 3) Wally Green Inspiration
The Four Challenges of Recovery Reid Wilson, Ph.D. Treatment
How to Find Cheer in Holiday Stress Lara Schuster Effland, LCSW General
OCD - The Other Side of the Rainbow Christian R. Komor, Psy.D. Inspiration
Words of Wisdom   Inspiration
Partial Hospitalization Programs   Resources
Suggested Reading Resources
Professional Directory Resources

2016 Summer

 

2016 IOCDF Conference Highlights Roberta Warren Slade Introduction
The ORIGINAL Never Say Never Roberta Warren Slade Introduction
Fall Program, October 29, 2016 Announcement
Never Say Never (book serialization, Part 1 of 3) Wally Green Inspiration
Guilty, Your Honor: The Role of Guilt in OCD (presentation by Fred Penzel, PhD) Reviewed by Roberta Warren Slade Treatment
Words of Wisdom Inspiration
Step Back, Want it, Step Forward, Be Cunning: A Self-Help Paradigm
(presentation by Reid Wilson, PhD)
Reviewed by Roberta Warren Slade Treatment
Partial Hospitalization Programs Resources
Suggested Reading Resources
Welcome to Michigan, Dr. Pence Announcement
Professional Directory Resources

2016 Spring That's OCD, too?? Roberta Warren Slade Introduction
IOCDF Conference in Chicago, July 29-31, 2016 Announcement
OCD as Health Anxiety Jennie Shanburn, MA General
Less is More (obsessive-compulsive spartanism) Helen Barbour General
Material World (obsessive-compulsive spartanism) Helen Barbour General
"Just Right" OCD Symptoms International OCD Foundation General
I've Got the Music in Me: A Look at Intrusive Music and OCD Harold Pupko, M.D. General
The Monster in My Head Nancy W. Poem
Words of Wisdom Inspiration
Partial Hospitalization Programs Resources
Suggested Reading Resources
Professional Directory Resources

2015 Fall/
2016 Winter
Inspiration for Change Roberta Warren Slade Introduction
Spring Program, April 16, 2016 Announcements
Can We Be Stronger Than OCD? Roberta Warren Slade Inspiration
Elizabeth Gilbert on Fear and Creativity Elizabeth Gilbert Inspiration
OCD Memes Found on the Internet Inspiration
Autobiography in Five Short Chapters Portia Nelson Poem
Pain Elsie Robinson Poem
Words of Wisdom Inspiration
To All of Our Members: Tell Us Your OCD Experience Roberta Warren Slade General
Partial Hospitalization Programs Resources
Suggested Reading Resources
Professional Directory Resources

2015 Summer OCD: The Value of Humor Roberta Warren Slade Introduction
Fall Program, October 24th, 2015 Announcements
OCD and Humor Janet Singer General
OCD Memes on the Internet Roberta Warren Slade Humor
OCD Humor: The Pros and Cons (Snippets from the Internet) General
The Pajama Diaries "Jill, your OCD is out of control." Terri Libenson Humor
Guindon "Never Say Never" Dick Guindon Humor
Pooh Suffers "Psychological Problems" BBC News Humor
One Final Word on Humor ("OCD Loses Power") Abigail Lynch Humor
ARC Celebrates 10 Years in Grand Rapids Announcement
Words of Wisdom Inspiration
Partial Hospitalization Programs Resources
Suggested Reading Resources
Professional Directory Resources

2015 Spring OCD Alphabet Soup Roberta Warren Slade Introduction
U of M Study Announcements
Fall Program TBA Announcements
OCD: DBT Skills LuAnn Pierce Treatment
Mindfulness Based CBT for OCD and Anxiety OCD Center of Los Angeles Treatment
An Important Twist on the Mindful Moment Dr. R. Reid Wilson Treatment
Words of Wisdom Inspiration
Michigan Researchers Aim to Study OCD Across the Lifespan News Release
Partial Hospitalization Programs Resources
Suggested Reading Resources
Professional Directory Resources

2015 Winter 20 Years of Never Say Never Roberta Warren Slade Introduction
Spring Program, Apr 18, 2015 Announcements
"Let's Skype" - A New Option for Support Group Attendance Roberta Warren Slade Support
Fight for Your Rights: Getting Your Insurance Company to Pay for OCD Treatment Dr. Fred Penzel Insurance
Confronting Stigma (Interview with Jon Hershfield) Bud Clayman General
Understanding New Rules That Widen Mental Health Coverage
The New York Times, link only
Ann Carrns Insurance
Words of Wisdom Inspiration
Partial Hospitalization Programs Resources
Suggested Reading Resources
Professional Directory Resources

2014 Fall Michigan's Got Talent Roberta Warren Slade Introduction
Fall Program, Oct 25, 2014 Announcements
The Doctor Who Was the Patient Dr. Debra Dahl Experience
Cluttered Lives, Empty Souls Terrence Shulman, JD,LMSW,ACSW General
When Good is Not Good Enough Dr. Jessica Harrell Treatment
An OCD Therapist's Story (Interview with Jon Hershfield) Bud Clayman General
Words of Wisdom Inspiration
Suggested Reading Resources
Professional Directory Resources

2014 Spring/Summer Let's Talk About Support Groups Support
Lansing Support Group Celebrates 20 Years Announcements
Empty Chairs at Empty Tables Roberta Warren Slade Support
What is a GOAL Group? Dr. Jonathan Grayson Support
Words of Wisdom Inspiration
More on OCD (Interview with Jon Hershfield) Bud Clayman General
Human Brain Donation for Research Kay Zeaman General
Suggested Reading Resources
Professional Directory Resources

2014 Winter Ten Things You Need to Know to Overcome OCD Dr. Fred Penzel General
Spring Program, To Be Announced Announcements
Defining OCD (Interview with Jon Hershfield) Bud Clayman General
EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Kay Zeaman General
Words of Wisdom Inspiration
Suggested Reading Resources
Professional Directory Resources

2013 Summer OCD in the DSM-5 General
Fall Program, 1:00 Saturday, October 12, 2013 Announcements
Overview of DSM-5 Changes Elizabeth Rosenfield General
DSM-IV Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Criteria General
DSM-5 Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Diagnostic Criteria General
Diagnostic Criteria for Trichotillomania General
The Pajama Diaries "Jill, your OCD is out of control." Terri Libenson Cartoon
Spirituality - Can Prayer Have an Effect on OCD? Kay Zeaman General
Words of Wisdom Inspiration
Staying Employed Especially Difficult for Sufferers of OCD Amit Kshirsagar Experience
Personal Experience of OCD Amit Kshirsagar Experience
Bulletin Board Announcements

2013 Winter/Spring Living With Your Worst Nightmares: The role of Mindfulness and Acceptance in Exposure and Response Prevention Jonathan Grayson, Ph.D. and
Jodi Rosenfield, Pd.D.
Treatment
Spring Program, 1:00 Saturday, May 11, 2013 Announcements
What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, What is its Effectiveness, and Should I Look Into It? Michael Twohig, Ph.D. Treatment
OCD:  A Simple Explanation ... Why it Happens and How We Get Rid of It Alan D. Carriero, MSW General
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Also Referred to as "Tapping" Kay Zeaman General
Words of Wisdom Inspiration
Bulletin Board Announcements

2012 Fall OCD Potpourri

General

It's Just Fine to Make Mistakes Alina Tugend General
TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) Therapy Kay Zeaman Treatment
How Technology is Reshaping ERP Treatment for OCD Patients Dr. Kristen Mulcahy Treatment
The Battle . . . Bill Hrenchuk Inspiration
What is Mindfulness? cbt-partnership.org

General

Snapshots Jason Love Cartoon
Words of Wisdom Inspiration
Bulletin Board Announcements

2012 Spring/Summer

OCD in the Workplace

General

OCD Presents Unique Challenges in the Workplace Susan J. Campbell

General

OCD and Work: Dealing With Employers
Know Your Rights, But Know the Risks
Owen Kelly, Ph.D.

General

Facts About the Americans with Disabilities Act U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

General

ADA Amendments Act of 2008: Summary of the Law U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

General

Job Accommodations for People with Obsessive Compulsive
Disorder (OCD)
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
U.S.  Department of Labor
Office of Disability Employment Policy

General

2012 Winter

CBT for OCD

General

Self-Directed Treatment for OCD: The Irony of Doing the Opposite

Paul R. Munford, Ph.D.

Treatment

ERP Therapy - An Analogy

Janet Singer

Treatment

One Therapist's View: Roxie's ERP Session Stephen Martin, M.F.T., et al

Treatment

Getting the Right Treatment for an Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Fred Penzel, Ph.D.

Treatment

Top Mistakes Made By Therapists Treating OCD

M. Williams, Ph.D.

Treatment

Words of Wisdom  

Inspiration

The Poisoned Parrot

General

2011 Fall

OCD on the Internet

General

Letter to the Editor

Steven Phillipson, Ph.D.

General

The Best Places to Start

General

For Kids, Parents, and Schools

General

Other OCD Types and Spectrum Disorders

General

Treatment Information and Options

General

Online Support Groups

General

Pharmaceutical Companies Helping Patients Get Their Medicines

Richard J. Sagall, M.D.

Medications

Welcome our Newest Board Member (Kevin Putman)

Announcement

2011 Summer

Re-Thinking the Unthinkable

Steven Phillipson, Ph.D.

General

Pure "O" - Fact or Fiction?

Bradley C. Riemann, Ph.D.

General

Pure-O OCD (Pure Obsessional OCD): Hidden Rituals

Steven J. Seay, Ph.D.

General

Purely Obsessional OCD (excerpt)

Wikipedia

Treatment

Another Internet Treasure (Thomas R. Griffith)

Inspiration

Art of Thomas R. Griffith

Thomas R. Griffith

Inspiration

Pure O

Thomas R. Griffith

Poem

2011 Spring

The Hoarders Among Us

Sandra G. Boodman

General

Empty Chairs at Empty Tables

Roberta Slade

General

Common Painkillers May Blunt Antidepressants

Steven Reinberg

Medications

2011 Winter

Spirituality and OCD

General

Spiritual Prescriptions for OCD

James Callner, MA

Experience

My Life Began Again

James Callner, MA

Experience

OCD Meditations

Christian R. Komor, Psy.D.

Inspiration

2010 Summer/Fall

Hormones, Brain Chemistry and Treatments for OCD

Antonia Caretto, Ph.D.

Treatment

OCD Meditations

Christian R. Komor, Psy.D.

Inspiration

When the Music Won't Stop

Dan M.

Experience

Tourette Syndrome Camp Organization

Scott Loeff

Events

Book Review: Desert Lily

 

Review

2010 Spring

The Doctor Who Was The Patient

Debra Dahl, Ph.D.

Experience

Compulsive Hoarding

Antonia Caretto, Ph.D.

General

Scrupulosity

Antonia Caretto, Ph.D.

General

OCD on TV

General

Book Review: Contaminated: My Journey Out Of OCD

Kay Zeaman

Review

Book Review: Living With Severe Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Kay Zeaman

Review

2010 Winter

OCD - The Other Side of the Rainbow

Christian R. Komor, Psy.D.

Experience

My Struggle with Doing the Right Thing

Jennifer Shanburn

Experience

You Can Take the Pill But Make Sure to Call Me in the Morning

Christian R. Komor, Psy.D.

Treatment

2009 Summer/Fall

When Good is Not Good Enough

Jessica Purtan Harrell, Ph.D.

Treatment

Centering: A Novel Anti-Obsessional Agent

Christian R. Komor, Psy.D.

Treatment

2009 Winter/Spring

OCDFM Member Survey Results

Jennifer Shanburn

General

The Use of Mindfulness in the Treatment of OCD

Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz

Treatment

The Immediacy of OCD

Bob Cato

Experience

2008 Fall

In Search of the Elusive Behavior Therapist

Fred Penzel, Ph.D.

Treatment

Scrupulosity: Blackmailed by OCD in the Name of God - Part 2

Laurie Krauth, M.A.

Treatment

Holiday Stress & OCD

Debra Dahl, Ph.D.

General

2008 Summer

Scrupulosity: Blackmailed by OCD in the Name of God - Part 1

Laurie Krauth, M.A.

General

Remembering Lois Turpel

General

What Just Happened Here??

Roberta Slade

Experience

The Lighter Side of Scrupulosity

Jennifer Shanburn

Experience

2008 Spring

Tackling OCD: Talk is Not Cheap!

Christina J. Taylor, Ph.D.

Treatment

Pooh Suffers "Psychological Problems"

BBC News

Humor

Ridding the Home of OCD

William M. Gordon, Ph.D.

Treatment

Words of Wisdom

Inspiration

2008 Winter

OCD: Life With a Parent Who Struggles

Nancy Ellen Vance

Experience

The War Against OCD

Bob Cato

General

Hypochondriasis and OCD

Jennifer Shanburn

General

2007 Fall

OCD: The Parents' Perspective

Jennifer Shanburn

Experience

Compulsive Hoarding in Older Adults: The Family's Perspective

Elizabeth Nelson

General

Cruel Obsessions

Heidi VanDenBerge

Experience

Words of Wisdom

Inspiration

2007 Spring/Summer

OCF National Conference

Jennifer Shanburn

Review

Saving the World

Fred Penzel, Ph.D.

General

Words of Wisdom

Inspiration

Craig and Mr. Worry

Jennifer Bulk

Experience

Loving Someone With OCD

Jennifer Shanburn

Review

2007 Winter

Spouses of OCD Sufferers Speak Up

Jennifer and Amanda

Experience

Tyrant Lover: An Ode to My OCD

Jennifer Shanburn

Poem

What Happened to My Child:Taking Charge of "Bad Thought" OCD

Lynne Siqueland, Ph.D.

Treatment

Waiting Moments

Nancy Ellen Vance

Poem

Another Brick Wall

Experience

2006 Fall

Eating Disorders and OCD

Jennifer Shanburn

General

Words of Wisdom

Inspiration

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Summary

R. Reid Wilson, Ph.D.

General

Little Pill

Charlotte Nelson

Poem

2006 Spring/Summer

OCD Challenges & Solutions: A Treasure Trove of Information

Victoria L. Winebarger

Review

Accomplishments Can Eclipse Mental Illness

Donald I. Habkirk, Jr.

General

Words of Wisdom

Inspiration

The BTI From the Viewpoint of a Practitioner and Consumer

Alan D. Carriero

Review

A Fish Story . . .

Marie

Experience

Social Phobia

James Cowart, Ph.D.

General

2006 Winter

OCD Challenges & Solutions: Seminar Coming

Events

Get Ready for Camp Redwing

Events

Words of Wisdom

Inspiration

Why Am I Not Getting Better

Laurie Krauth, M.A.

Treatment

The Five & Five: Steps to Fighting OCD

Christian R. Komor, Psy.D.

Treatment

2005 Summer/Fall

An Afternoon with Wally Green

Events

Obstacles to Treating OCD: Part 3

Antonia Caretto, Ph.D., Jessica Harrell, Ph.D.

Treatment

Fear and Courage During Psychological Treatment of OCD

Laurie Krauth, M.A.

Treatment

Defining the Experience of OCD, Part 4

Bob Cato

Experience

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Nancy Ellen Vance

General

ARC Opens in Grand Rapids

Announcement

Camp Redwing Lives . . . In Howell

Roberta Slade

Events

Book Review: Red Moon Rising

Roberta Slade

Review

Words of Wisdom

Inspiration

2005 Spring

OCD Youth Camp Returns

Roberta Slade

Events

Obstacles to Treating OCD: Part 2 (Corrected)

Antonia Caretto, Ph.D., Jessica Harrell, Ph.D.

Treatment

Defining the Experience of OCD, Part 3

Bob Cato

Experience

Predator and Prey

Allen H. Weg. Ph.D.

Experience

Pooh Suffers "Psychological Problems"

BBC News

Humor

Words of Wisdom

Inspiration

2005 Winter

Ten Years of Never Say Never

Roberta Slade

Obstacles to Treating OCD: Part 2

Antonia Caretto, Ph.D., Jessica Harrell, Ph.D.

Treatment

Defining the Experience of OCD: Part 1

Bob Cato

Experience

The Bright Side of OCD

Debra Dahl, Ph.D.

Experience

OCD Youth Camp Returns

Roberta Slade

Events

Inspiration Comes Standard

Inspiration

2004 Fall

OCD Treatment: Fighting Back

Laurie Krauth, M.A.

Treatment

Notes from the OCD National Conference: "Medication Trials: Updates and Prospects"

Joan E. Berger

Medication

Obstacles to Treating OCD: Part 1

Antonia Caretto, Ph.D., Jessica Harrell, Ph.D.

Treatment

2004 Summer

How to Find Professional Help Roberta Slade

Treatment

Getting the Right Treatment for an Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Fred Penzel, Ph.D.

Treatment

OCD - Much More than Just Obsessions and Compulsions

Christian R. Komor, Psy.D.

General

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