Living with OCD - Episode 18

Interview with Shannon - Part 1


In this episode Julie and Andy welcome their first guest to the the show. Shannon shares her story of living with OCD and how it has affected her and her family. We get a history of Shannon's life starting from early childhood all the way up to her current life as a wife and mother of two children. Shannon talks about her obsessions and compulsions and how her OCD is mainly "Pure O." She chronicles her history of different medications and of different therapists and types of therapy. What follows is a frank discussion of some of the more difficult aspects to talk about when it comes to OCD. Shannon's openness and bravery to share her story not only impact Julie and Andy directly but hopefully many more people who listen to the show. This is part one of a two part interview with Shannon.