In episode 345 I chat with Dr Sam Greenblatt. Sam is a licensed clinical psychologist.

We discuss an update on his past relapse, his fire metaphor, processing the trauma of OCD, meta OCD, PTSD and OCD, identity and OCD, the idea of perceived fragility, loss and grief around OCD, figuring out what is normative, and much more. Hope it helps.  

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Find out more about Sam:

Sam’s first episode: Frequent reasons therapy doesn’t work, and how to improve it

Second episode:  A potential way of improving ERP

Third episode: Cancel culture, and the overutilisation of pornography to cope with OCD



Nami Ralph’s fire illustration 

Chrissie Hodges

Dr Steve Hayes, and his book “A liberated mind”  

All the best,


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