Dr Lauren Wadsworth – pOCD (#233)

In episode 233 of the podcast I speak with Dr Lauren Wadsworth. Lauren is a licensed clinical psychologist specialising in treating people with OCD and related disorders. 

We discuss her therapy story, what is peadophile themed OCD (pOCD), how common are these worries, types of obsessions and compulsions, the groinal response, intrusive images, ERP for this theme, mental compulsions, shame, how it can affect people’s sex lives, how families can help their loved ones with OCD, words of wisdom for living with uncertainty, and much much more. Hope it helps.

Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/episode/dr-lauren-wadsworth-pocd-233

The podcast is sponsored by NOCD. To find out more about NOCD, their therapy plans and if they currently take your insurance head over to https://go.treatmyocd.com/theocdstories

Story: Sophie (#232)

In episode 232 of the podcast I have Sophie who has kindly agreed to share her story with us. I chat with Sophie about her OCD story, perinatal OCD, intrusive harm thoughts around her child, her compulsions, reaching out for help, the importance of finding help from professionals who understand OCD, the power of speaking up, how getting a diagnosis was the best thing that ever happened to her, doing research, getting CBT therapy, learning to be dismissive of the thoughts, her advocacy, words of hope, and much much more. Hope it helps.

Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/episode/story-sophie-232/

The podcast is sponsored by NOCD. To find out more about NOCD, their therapy plans and if they currently take your insurance head over to https://go.treatmyocd.com/theocdstories

Dr Reid Wilson – 8 OCD Self Help Principles (#231)

In episode 231 I chat with Dr Reid Wilson. Reid is a licensed psychologist and director at the Anxiety Disorders Treatment Center in North Carolina. Reid is the author of many books including ‘Stopping the noise in your head’. 

Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/episode/reid-wilson-8-principles-231/

The podcast is sponsored by NOCD. To find out more about NOCD, their therapy plans and if they currently take your insurance head over to https://go.treatmyocd.com/theocdstories

Story: Nora Shalaway Carpenter (#230)

In episode 230 I chat with Nora Shalaway Carpenter who has kindly agreed to share her story with us. We talk about OCD and pregnancy, and we talk about her book “The edge of anything”, as well as much much more. Hope it helps.

The podcast is sponsored by NOCD. To find out more about NOCD, their therapy plans and if they currently take your insurance head over to https://go.treatmyocd.com/theocdstories

Alegra Kastens – 5 roadblocks to acceptance in the treatment of OCD (#229)

In episode 229 I chat with Alegra Kastens. Alegra is an associate Marriage and family therapist specialising in the treatment of OCD and anxiety disorders. Alegra is also an OCD advocate, and a blogger on Psychology Today. Hope it helps.

Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/episode/alegra-kastens-5-roadblocks-to-acceptance-in-the-treatment-of-OCD-229/

The podcast is sponsored by NOCD. To find out more about NOCD, their therapy plans and if they currently take your insurance head over to https://go.treatmyocd.com/theocdstories

Story: Mary-Lyn Kieffer (#228)

In episode 228 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Mary-Lyn Kieffer. Mary-Lyn Director at Made of Millions Canada who has kindly agreed to share her story with us.

The podcast is sponsored by NOCD. To find out more about NOCD, their therapy plans and if they currently take your insurance head over to https://go.treatmyocd.com/theocdstories

Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/podcast/story-mary-lyn-kieffer

Story: Sam Jones (#227)

In episode 227 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Sam Jones. Sam has kindly agreed to share his story with us. Hope it helps. 

The podcast is sponsored by NOCD. To find out more about NOCD, their therapy plans and if they currently take your insurance head over to https://go.treatmyocd.com/theocdstories

Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/podcast/story-sam-jones

 

Amanda Petrik-Gardner – Colouring in taboo OCD themes (#226)

In episode 226 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Amanda Petrik-Gardner. Amanda is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who specialises in OCD, anxiety and related disorders. Amanda is author of the book “An OCD Exposure Coloring Book: Coloring Exposures for Sexual, Harming, Relationship, Religious, and Scrupulous Intrusive Thoughts”.

Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/podcast/amanda-petrik-gardner-colouring-in-taboo-ocd-themes

Aaron Harvey – No one told me (#225)

In episode 225 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Aaron Harvey. Aaron is the founder of MadeofMillions.com a not-for-profit that brings together sufferers, advocates, and professionals on a mission to change how the world perceives mental health. Hope it helps. 

Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/podcast/aaron-harvey-no-one-told-me