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Stuart Ralph

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Story: Matt Shoobridge

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In episode 167 of The OCD Stories podcast I interview Matt Shoobridge. Matt hosts his own radio show on mental health called ‘Mind over matter’. He has kindly agreed to share his OCD story with us.

Matt Shoobridge

In this episode I chat with Matt about his OCD story, his mushroom metaphor, sharing hope, what he learned in CBT therapy, mindfulness, his radio show ‘Mind over matter’, exercise, medication, and more. Hope it helps. 

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Dr Maggie Perry – huddle.care, group therapy & teletherapy

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In episode 166 of The OCD Stories podcast I interview Dr Maggie Perry. Maggie is a licensed psychologist who created the online anxiety and OCD group therapy platform huddle.care. huddle care groups are centred around acceptance-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for anxiety and OCD.

Dr Maggie Perry

In this episode I chat with Maggie about her therapy story, huddle.care, how playing basketball inspired huddle.care, we talk about the inner workings of OCD, anxiety, social anxiety and panic, we discuss shame, and guilt, ERP, group therapy, teletherapy and Maggie’s words of hope. Hope it helps. 

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Sean Shinnock – Hope, Vulnerability and OCD Advocacy

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In episode 165 of The OCD Stories podcast I interview Sean Shinnock. Sean is an artist, advocate, and creator of the monster initiative, with Draw your monster being a project under that umbrella. He has kindly agreed to talk with us again.

Sean Shinnock

In this episode I chat with Sean about hope, renewing hope, his advocacy, vulnerability, intimacy, The Monster Initiative, the advocacy campaign “Every crayon colours”, and so much more. Hope it helps. 

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Not Alone Notes – Morgan Rondinelli and Molly Fishback

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In episode 164 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Morgan Rondinelli and Molly Fishback to talk about their initiative Not Alone Notes.

Not Alone Notes

In this episode I chat with Morgan and Molly about their OCD stories, their recovery journeys, meeting others with OCD, their initiative Not Alone Notes, who can get a note, getting into advocacy, why all pain is deserving of empathy and treatment. Hope it helps. 

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Dr Steven Phillipson – Altered States of Consciousness & OCD

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In episode 163 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 altered states of consciousness (ASC) which can occur after heavy usage of cannabis, or magic mushrooms (Psilocybin). We discuss how this lesser known symptom of OCD can manifest itself, and how to recover from it using CBT. Hope it helps. 

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Dr Steven Phillipson – Teletherapy

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In episode 162 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 we talk about teletherapy for OCD – doing CBT over a video call, we discuss when it’s used, when it shouldn’t be used, how effective it is, and much much more. Hope it helps. 

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