In episode 440 I chat with Jack who has kindly agreed to share his OCD story with us. 

We discuss his OCD story, an early parental loss, he shares themes of harm OCD, sexual orientation OCD, and peadophile themed OCD. Jack talks about substance use to mask the pain, how numbers played a part in his compulsions, being in an abusive relationship, he mentions suicide, attending The OCD Camp, doing Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Exposure and Response Prevention therapy (ERP). Jack discusses secondary spikes, what else helps him, self-compassion and much more. Hope it helps.  

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