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OCD and Virtual Reality

Exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy is the evidence-based psychological treatment of choice for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Basically, the person with OCD is exposed to his or her obsessions, encouraged to feel the anxiety, and asked to refrain from engaging in…

Best of Our Blogs: December 1, 2017

No matter how much you want it, you can’t will someone to say the words you’ve always wanted to hear. Words like: “It’s okay. You did the best you could.” “I’m sorry. You deserved better.” “What do you need from…

Do You Know the Signs of Stress?

“Stress is an alarm clock that lets you know you’re attached to something that’s not true for you.” – Byron Katie As a run up to the holidays, doesn’t it seem like everyone’s rushing around trying to cram too much…

The Pro-Truth Pledge

In a year-ago post, I observed that “For us educators, few things are more disconcerting than the viral spread of misinformation. Across our varying political views, our shared mission is discerning and teaching truth, and enabling our students to be…