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Anybody can call themselves a therapist.

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Lived Experience Blog Anybody can call themselves a therapist. Comment by our Chief Executive, Ashley Fulwood. Ashley Fulwood 29th April 2021 Share this post This week I fell for an online confidence trick that cost me £93 pounds, I was …

The unseen obsession

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I’ve seen so much stigma in the media lately surrounding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Whilst it’s usually water off a ducks back, the pandemic has unravelled some hard stigma busting work. People and companies with big platforms have been trivialising OCD.

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OCD and Stigma

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I’ve seen so much stigma in the media lately surrounding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Whilst it’s usually water off a ducks back, the pandemic has unravelled some hard stigma busting work. People and companies with big platforms have been trivialising OCD.

My OCD – Sorcha

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My OCD Blog post by: Sorcha McCaffrey London and Manchester First published on: 15 Feb 2019 I had this gut wrenching feeling of recognition, and I realised that the frightening spiral of intrusive thoughts and compulsions I had been stuck …

Discovery

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Music Album ‘Discovery’ to Support OCD-UK Matthew Thompson, a member of our Derby OCD-UK support group, has recently come together with fellow artists to produce a music album of songs he has written throughout his life. The songs all feature …

Hannah Climbing Snowdon

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#FantasticFundraiser Focus Hannah Climbing Snowdon In July one of our amazing #FantasticFundraisers Hannah Nelson successfully climbed Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales at an elevation of 1,085 metres above sea level. She told us why she decided to take on …

Jessica’s Blog

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Jessica Blog post by: Jessica Emily New Zealand Just remember OCD isn’t a life sentence, it’s a learning curve. Something that life threw at you to say “Try this one on for size” with hard work and believing in recovery …

Interview with Laura Greenway, Performance Artist

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Interview with Laura Greenway, Performance Artist Interview by: Claire Goldenberg Sussex If 26 year old Laura Greenway looks familiar, you may have seen her on TV’s ‘Trust Me, I’m a Doctor’ or you may have seen her on social media, …

Getting Younger with Age

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Getting Younger with Age Blog post by: Taming Olivia London You may be thinking ‘Hang on a minute, what’s up with this title? That’s not the way it works.’ And you’d be right, but please allow me to explain. You …

Laura – Facebook Stigma

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Laura – Facebook Stigma Blog post by: Laura Barnes Swindon Facebook has come under a huge amount of flack recently… and maybe the tide of social media is changing?… however, for me, it has been a huge force for good. …