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Stuart Ralph

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Dr Steven Phillipson – Magical thinking in OCD

In episode 183 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Dr Steven Phillipson. Steven is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD. He co-founded the first Support group for OCD sufferers in the New York area in 1987. Steven is the Clinical Director at the Center for Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy.

Dr Steven Phillipson

In this episode I chat with Steven about what is OCD, what is magical thinking, how magical thinking exists in society, ERP for magical thinking, thought-action fusion, words of hope, and much much more. Hope it helps. 

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Dr Steven Phillipson – Two Tail Spikes in OCD

In episode 182 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Dr Steven Phillipson. Steven is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD. He co-founded the first Support group for OCD sufferers in the New York area in 1987. Steven is the Clinical Director at the Center for Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy.

Dr Steven Phillipson

In this episode I chat with Steven about what are two tail spikes?, examples of two tail spikes, a solution to it, making choices, learning to not find the answer, how perfection can affect this, acceptance of the uncertainty, and much much more. Hope it helps.

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Kimberley Quinlan – Let’s talk about self-love

In episode 181 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed 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, and is a former guest of the show.

Kimberley Quinlan

In this episode I chat with Kimberley about what is self-love (self-acceptance), why is it important in recovery, what comes before self-love, steps/stages before self-love, self-love when you have taboo or shameful thoughts, learning to receive, self-compassion, practicing self-love when you feel like a bad person, reducing the stigma around self-love 
and much much more. Hope it helps.

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Dr Charles Mansueto – OCD Treatment

In episode 180 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Dr Charles Mansueto. Charles is the founder and director of the Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington. He currently serves on the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board for the IOCDF.

In this episode I chat with Charles about his therapy story, the history of OCD treatment, consulting on the TV show PURE, explaining ERP, sticking points some people face when doing exposures, OCD and Tourettes, uncertainty, Charles shares client examples, and much much more. Hope it helps.

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Dr Lisa Coyne – ACT and ERP (for children & adolescents)

In episode 179 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Dr Lisa Coyne. Lisa is an assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and is a senior clinical consultant at the Child and Adolescent OCD Institute at McLean Hospital. Lisa is the founder of the New England Centre for OCD and anxiety.

Dr Lisa Coyne

In this episode I chat with Lisa about her therapy story, what is ACT, examples of ACT in practice, ACT and ERP, Lisa talks about inpatient treatment for children, how parents can be treatment supporting, and much much more. Hope it helps.  

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Dr Chad Brandt – 4-day Bergen format

In episode 178 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Dr Chad Brandt. Chad is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in treating anxiety based disorders. He works at the Houston OCD program.

In this episode I chat with Chad about the Bergen 4-day format, his experience of being a therapist on the program, the inner workings of it, facing fear and scary things, why people with OCD are normal and much much more. Hope it helps.  

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What words of hope do you have for those with OCD?

This episode is sponsored by UNSTUCK: an OCD Kids Movie. Check out the website for information on how to rent the film. And if you are a therapist you can buy the film to show to all your clients, UNSTUCK have given us a code to use when purchasing the film for your practice, use code APR19UNS to get 20% off. Visit https://www.ocdkidsmovie.com/ to find out more!

In episode 177 of The OCD Stories podcast I was at the OCD Action conference in London, and I interviewed anyone who wanted to answer the questions “What’s your one bit of advice for those with OCD?” and “What words of hope do you have for those with OCD?”. On today’s episode I share the answers to the second question. Hope it helps.

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