January 14, 2003
Obsessions can take over a person’s life. Imagine repeatedly checking to see if the oven is turned off or having any thought that you just can’t make go away. Dr. Phil takes a closer look at Obsessive-Compulsive behaviors, and talks to his guests about coping with their anxiety.
“If I had to choose between my family and cleaning, I have my doubts over who would win,” says Phyllis, who turns to Dr. Phil for help with her cleaning obsession.
Susie is concerned that she’ll pass on her Obsessive-Compulsive behaviors ” including hoarding, saving money, and washing her hands ” to her 6-year-old son.