Shala Nicely

Shala Nicely

Shala Nicely Adversity: Suffered from severe OCD Advocacy: Became a counselor specializing in OCD and related disorders “Nothing is more rewarding than helping people take their lives back from OCD.” Shala Nicely almost died after being hit by a car at the age of...
Denis Asselin

Denis Asselin

Denis Asselin Adversity: Lost Son, Nathaniel, who battled severe Body Dysmorphic Disorder Advocacy: Walked more than 500 miles, raising awareness about BDD “I felt as if walking was a way of pushing out the energy in a positive way – using the power of...
Shannon Shy

Shannon Shy

Shannon Shy Adversity: Battled OCD while on active duty with the U.S. Marine Corps Advocacy: Published his OCD recovery story in “It’ll be Okay” “It has been extremely rewarding and very therapeutic trying to help other people. Maybe that’s the reason my OCD is almost...
Jared Kant

Jared Kant

Jared Kant Adversity: Hospitalized for severe OCD as a child Advocacy: Published his OCD recovery story in “The Thought That Counts” “I started to realize, as I’m talking to others about pushing themselves harder I had to do what I was saying, I had...