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In this book, Mervous learns to personify his OCD as Bruno the bully. This personification objectifies his problem and he fights his enemy as an external presence. Mervous strives for emotional survival as he masters his emotion.

In this book Mervous experiences issues of symmetry, and doubting. He is compelled to complete rituals of order with his hands, and must have his toys and clothes rigidly secures. Families of OCD children can become hopelessly engaged in a web of enabling the family member who is seeking relief from his compulsion. In this story Mervous is also tormented by doubting whether he had adequately written his t's. This book reveals something of the rigid thinking and dread one often experiences with OCD. As the author, it is my hope that the Mervous story will help children gain mastery in their struggle with OCD

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781733360364
Publisher: Toplink Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 08/06/2019
Pages: 34
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.09(d)

About the Author

Debby Houston is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner. She has worked at Bryan Medical Center in acute psychiatric care for 30 years. She has also worked in private practice for 25 years. She has extensive experience working with clients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Debby Lives in Lincoln, Ne. with her husband of 46 years. She received a B.A. from the University of Kentucky in 1973 and a Master of Science degree from the University of Nebraska in 1990.

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MERVOUS TAMES OCD 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
BrendaRohren More than 1 year ago
I highly recommend this book for children, families, and professionals. It provides good information about OCD and treatment interventions for children. -- Brenda Rohren, M.A., MFS, LIMHP, LADC, MAC (Lincoln, Nebraska)