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Stuart Ralph

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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 – Bergen format

Disclaimer – This podcast is for exploratory purposes only. The Bergen format is still being studied, and the success rate against weekly therapy is yet to be tested. If you are in therapy with a licensed therapist who understands OCD, and is using Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) you have the best treatment backed by decades of robust science whether you do that 1 hour a week, or in 3-week intensive.

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 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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Story: Max Hawker – Rory Hobble and the Voyage to Haligogen

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 176 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Max Hawker. Max has kindly agreed to share his OCD story with us, and talk about his new book “Rory Hobble and the Voyage to Haligogen” which features  a character with OCD.

Max Hawker

In this episode I chat with Max about his OCD story, therapy, ERP, group therapy, setting goals, writing his books, his words of hope and much much more. Hope it helps.

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Mary Torres – ERP in Groups

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 175 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Mary Torres. Mary is a licensed mental health counsellor based in south of Seattle where she runs her private practice Cornerstone OCD and anxiety.

In this episode I chat with Mary about her therapy story, ERP in group therapy, how it differs from 121 therapy, what ERP in a group looks like, the benefits of groups, how the group supports each other, when group therapy may not be good, and much much more. Hope it helps.

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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!

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What’s your one bit of advice for those with OCD?

Today’s episode is sponsored by Riley’s Wish. To find out more including Riley’s story, to find resources or make a donation please visit RileysWish.com.

In episode 174 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 first question. Hope it helps.

OCD Action
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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!

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