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Apr 23, 3:00 PM EDT

Maternal Minds: Araceli on Postpartum OCD

Part of Maternal Minds

Hosted by Windsor Flynn

After the birth of her baby, Araceli began having violent thoughts, a common symptom of OCD.  Unaware of her condition, she shared the nature of her thoughts with a healthcare provider, who then asked her to check into a mental hospital.  Listen in to hear her journey to recovery.

About Windsor Flynn

Windsor Flynn is an OCD sufferer turned mental health writer and advocate. She is currently the executive assistant of two very demanding and high profile children, aged 6 and 2. Windsor has a background in psychology and creative writing after her time studying at the University of Barcelona and San Francisco State University. When she isn’t busy writing about living with OCD or chauffeuring her kids around San Francisco, you can find her posing as a lady-who-lunches. 

About Maternal Minds

From bedtime rituals, to relentless thoughts of harming their own babies, real mothers share how anxiety turned the happiest times of their lives, into an endless cycle of what-ifs. Hosted by advocate and OCD-sufferer, Windsor Flynn, Maternal Minds unpacks post-partum OCD through eye-opening interviews and informative presentations.

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