Fletcher Wortmann

Fletcher Wortmann is the author of Triggered: A Memoir of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (St. Martin's Press, 2012). While in college, Fletcher Wortmann was diagnosed with crippling Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). His condition is characterized by runaway intrusive thoughts, with no visible compulsions. After receiving treatment at the OCD Institute at McLean Hospital in Massachusetts, Fletcher went on to receive his Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Swarthmore College in 2009; he wrote his senior thesis on the evolution of the superhero in American culture.   He has since received his MFA.  Fletcher lives and writes in Boston, MA and is a writer and concept designer for a mindfulness app. He remains cautiously optimistic.

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