In episode 301 I chat with Lucy who has kindly agreed to share her story.

In this episode we talk about her story, developing an eating disorder, going to residential treatment, using substances, the effects and trauma from abusive relationships including sexual assault, suicidal themed OCD, somatic OCD, harm themed OCD, some of her compulsions, getting diagnosed, her experience of doing exposure and response prevention (ERP), worrying about coronavirus and moral scrupulosity, obsessing over medication, the powerful moments in therapy that resonated with her, the trauma of OCD, words of hope, and much more. Hope it helps. 

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Find out more about Lucy: 

Lucy’s written story:



Moral scrupulosity

Trauma of OCD episode with Chrissie Hodges 

Dr Steven Phillipson 

All the best,


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