Introducing my new blog, FredTalks, where the goal is to help you tame OCD and reclaim your life! This blog is different from my Aha! Moments and Beyond the Doubt Psychology Today blogs, in that the posts are:

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Here’s to taming OCD and reclaiming your life!

Expectations for OCD Recovery During the COVID-19 Pandemic

If you have OCD and it’s acting up because of the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re not alone. But don’t let your self-critical voice or OCD get you down if you’re struggling right now. Instead, empower yourself by validating your experience, modifying your expectations, and self-compassionately accepting your OCD recovery efforts.