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  1. Date: 7/15/10

    In one final group session, Dr. Tolin has all the patients do their hardest exposure again. For most, it's much easier - but one patient is asked by Dr. Tolin to consider entering an ongoing...Read Full Summary

  2. Date: 7/8/10

    This week, Dr. Tolin goes back home with each of the contestants to eliminate triggers in their home environments, as well as "contaminate" their safe zones. This proves to be too much for...Read Full Summary

  3. Date: 7/1/10

    Dr. Tolin asks one patient to leave the program. For the rest of the group, today begins the highest level of exposures. They have now reached the top of their "Fear Hierarchies" and the...Read Full Summary

  4. Date: 6/25/10

    Dr. Tolin is taking the entire group on an overnight field trip to an abandoned hospital. Here, they must face various OCD triggers- including death, HIV, Cancer, blood & fears of the...Read Full Summary

  5. Date: 6/17/10

    One contestant must decide if they will leave the program. For the group- this week is "Family Therapy." Dr. Tolin invites the families of the patients so that they can participate in...Read Full Summary

  6. Date: 6/10/10

    Today is the day all patients must stop their compulsions cold turkey. Anxieties run high as the group attempts to deal with this- including not being able to take showers or wash hands. A field...Read Full Summary

  7. Date: 6/3/10

    Dr. Tolin gives the group three days to continue their compulsions, while monitoring them so he can understand their triggers. In their first group session, one patient struggles to complete a...Read Full Summary

  8. Date: 5/27/10

    The patients attempt to get to the treatment center for the program, which proves to be very difficult for one OCD sufferer. Once at treatment, one patient fails to connect with the group, while...Read Full Summary