Please find below OCD illustrations we created to bring to life certain teachings and metaphors shared on the podcast. These illustrations were originally posted on our social platforms. We hope you find these illustrations helpful.
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We often look at people who seem fearless and take risks and go after what they want as brave and courageous. As therapist Jonny Say said on episode 334 of the podcast, “if they aren’t scared, it’s not courage” (paraphrasing).…Read more
OCD symptoms are hard. Difficult. Painful. Challenging. Agonising. Terrifying. So they are already those things, why add to it? OCD is pain. Learning to nurture and grow a compassionate voice within, to meet that pain and suffering won’t remove the…Read more
Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) can sometimes be referred to as exposure therapy. This is misleading. As it’s way more than that. ERP works because our brain learns something new. How? It learns through our behaviour change i.e. changing from…Read more
The scary part of OCD is the theme: contamination, religion, sexual orientation, violent or sexual, relationship worries etc (The list is endless). But the theme (mask) is not important. It of course feels it is, and this is exactly why…Read more