Tag Archives: PN OCD

Tasting Freedom – and why this is my last Blog Post ever.

There’s this moment when I’m flying down the hill, wind in my face, blue sky above me, and I notice this thought passing by – that this is it, THIS is tasting freedom.  It’s exhilarating, and not just because I’ve … Continue reading

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Learning to be Human – my journey through Perinatal OCD

It’s Mental Health week. As a psychologist, I am honoured to hear the most sacred of stories – but the only one I have permission to share here is mine. So to raise awareness, here it is. I remember the … Continue reading

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What if I put the baby in the microwave?

So there was this mother who, when home alone, would avoid carrying her baby into the kitchen, just in case she accidentally popped him in the oven.  She avoided taking him into the laundry because what if the washing machine … Continue reading

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