After hiding her OCD from everyone for more than 30 years, Shala Nicely breaks “rule #1” and shares the story of how she finally took her life back from OCD. Using the age-old art of storytelling, she tells tales from throughout her life, transporting you into her journey from tragedy to triumph. Told with a compelling and compassionate mixture of candor, humor and suspense, Shala’s story will leave you inspired that you can take your life back from OCD — that you can be free.
Shala Nicely is an associate counselor specializing in the treatment of OCD at Cornerstone Family Services in Atlanta (shalanicely.com). She is also Co-Founder and Past President of OCD Georgia and a member of the National Conference Planning Committee for the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF). Shala shared her story as the keynote speaker at the 2013 IOCDF conference in Atlanta, GA.