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Kimberley Quinlan – Your Anxiety Toolkit

In episode 76 I chat with Kimberley Quinlan. Kimberley is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who treats people with OCD and related disorders, Eating Disorders and Body Focused Repetitive Disorders. She runs her own podcast called Your Anxiety Toolkit. Kimberley also trained at the OCD centre of Los Angeles, and later became the clinical director.

Kimberley Quinlan

In this conversation with Kimberley we chat about why OCD is highly treatable, how to know if it’s OCD or not, dealing with anxiety, self-compassion, the importance of body language, the difference between OCD and general anxiety disorder, mindfulness, and practicing non-judgement. Enjoy!


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To listen on iTunes click the button, or go to iTunes and search “The OCD Stories“. If you enjoy the podcast please subscribe and leave a review. It helps us reach more people who need to hear these remarkable stories of recovery!

You can also listen on Android and over devices through most podcast apps, such as Stitcher.

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Duncan CJ – OCD, and Living a Fulfilled Life

In episode 36 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Duncan CJ. Duncan is the host of the Spirit Pig podcast and my good friend. Duncan’s show looks into what it takes to be fulfilled and has a great mission of 7 Billion People Living Fulfilled Lives! So that includes all of you listening.

Duncan doesn’t have OCD. I got him on to share some tips and tools to improving overall mental well being from a personal development point of view. The OCD Stories is about OCD recovery which involves living a meaningful life. I believe this episode will inspire you on your journey. 

Duncan CJ

I chat with Duncan about finding your passion, why fulfilment is about the journey, life is about embracing all emotions not just the good ones, he shares a gratitude exercise, breathing to calm the mind, he offers meditation advice and the power of hope. There is both good and bad info, it’s up to us to find and read/watch/listen to the good. You suggests you are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with and the importance of knowing your why – living a values based life. Enjoy.


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To listen on iTunes click the button, or go to iTunes and search “The OCD Stories“. If you enjoy the podcast please subscribe and leave a review. It helps us reach more people who need to hear these remarkable stories of recovery!

You can also listen on Android and over devices through most podcast apps, such as Stitcher.

This podcast is also brought to you by nOCD. Download the app for free and they will donate $0.50 to an OCD charity on your behalf: http://m.treatmyocd.com/ocdstories

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Recovery from OCD is possible

OCD recovery has come up in some of my conversations recently. Mainly that a lot of people don’t believe it’s possible. What recovery is will often mean different things to different people. However the idea that recovery from OCD is possible has come up time and again in my interviews with therapists, researchers and people with OCD.

I wanted to inspire you in your journey to a life where OCD doesn’t dominate, but you do. I hope this short motivational clip will help you along your path.


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To listen on iTunes click the button, or go to iTunes and search “The OCD Stories“. If you enjoy the podcast please subscribe and leave a review. It helps us reach more people who need to hear these remarkable stories of recovery!

You can also listen on Android and over devices through most podcast apps, such as Stitcher.

To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

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UNSTUCK: An OCD Kids Movie

In episode 10 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Kelly Anderson and Chris Baier. Chris and Kelly are creating the documentary called OCD & Me: The story of kids who fight back. A documentary featuring entirely a cast of children, showing the wisdom and bravely that youth brings.

Kelly Anderson and Chris Baier

When I first saw the trailer to the documentary I knew they were on to something special. Having OCD as a kid is confusing, scary and lonely. I unfortunately experienced it firsthand. I believe this documentary will help those kids who are scared of being “insane” and it will help the parents understand and support their children more effectively. Chris and Kelly were a pleasure to talk to. We discussed the documentary, their hopes for it, advice for kids with OCD and advice for the parents of children with OCD. Enjoy!!!

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Jon Hershfield On Mindfulness, ERP And Acceptance For OCD

In episode 6 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Jon Hershfield. Jon is the author of two books on OCD and a therapist who specialises in OCD treatment.

Jon Hershfield

Jon gave some great responses to questions around meditation and mindfulness, and how you can use them in your recovery from OCD. We talked about this idea of the acceptance script, and how that can motivate you in your recovery. We also touched on various concepts around types of OCD thoughts. There is a lot of good advice in this episode and Jon is a good guy, so we hope you enjoy it!

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Mark Freeman on his recovery from OCD, and how you can beat it!

Anxiety and depression are like smoke alarms going off in your brain. You don’t have an alarm problem. You have a fire problem. Quit worrying about the alarms. Put out the fire.

I interviewed Mark Freeman on his OCD story, his recovery and his advice for your recovery too. Mark is an OCD/mental health author, coach and YouTuber.

Mark Freeman

I have known Mark for a while now. He has a fascinating story. He is recovery focused and encourages his clients to have the same mindset. Mark was a strong catalyst in my recovery from OCD. He continues to inspire me, I hope you find him, and our talk helpful!

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