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OCD: Beyond E/RP

If you are familiar with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder- perhaps you live with the diagnosis yourself- you are likely aware that the golden standard treatment for OCD is a cognitive behavioral approach called Exposure/ Response Prevention. I’ve spoken about E/RP at length in previous blog posts and cannot emphasize enough the importance of this intervention for

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Violence is Threatening the Mental Health of Philadelphia Residents

Anyone who has ever read the novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky knows that there is no crime that goes unpunished. Dostoyevsky’s well-known novel is called Crime and Punishment.  Our sense of justice tells us that wrongs ought to have retribution. But that’s not the way it always works, is it? Fast forward to 2022, where rising numbers

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Addiction in the Age of Eating Disorders and Sexual Fluidity

Eating disorders are one of today’s most fatal illnesses prevalent among young girls and women. Social media such as Facebook and Instagram both create and promote the obsession over being thin, and significantly contribute to low self-esteem and body dysmorphia. Young girls have admitted to finding social media groups promoted on Instagram that teach girls

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