Welcome to The ABC’s of OCD
you will meet author 9 year old Kathleen and her quirky BossBaxTM friends. This book provides a whimsical look at a child’s view of
dealing with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) challenges and maintaining
a sense of humor and calm to cope with daily life.
and her older sister Bridget, who also has OCD, share a bedroom.
Although they have different compulsions, they talk with each other
about how to work through their OCD problems. The life lesson Kathleen
and Bridget have learned is that everyone has something they deal
with each day and that "Life will be Ok!". These sisters
realize the importance of making the best of what life brings and
wish to share those lessons with you.
Dunn, Kathleen’s mother, shares with parents that OCD or any
mental health challenge can be frustrating, but maintaining a sense
of calm during the challenges of daily life helps keep things in
perspective. It takes fortitude and courage for your journey, but
love your child for who they are and will become. Make sure to count
the blessings that each day brings.
It is important for
Kathleen to tell her story that even though she has struggled with OCD
that “Life will be Ok!”.