Janet Singer – Short Bio

Janet Singer is an advocate for OCD awareness, with the goal of spreading the word that OCD, no matter how severe, is treatable. She recounts her family’s story in her book, Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery, released in January 2015. She also blogs at: www.ocdtalk.wordpress.com.


Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.