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Weekly episodes with some of the best OCD therapists and researchers in the world, as well as the occasional rambling from myself, Stuart, the host of the show. Episodes every Sunday.

 

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Dr Steven Phillipson – Exposure and Response Prevention

In episode 200 of The OCD Stories podcast I chat with Dr Steven Phillipson. Steven is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD. He co-founded the first Support group for OCD sufferers in the New York area in 1987. Steven is the Clinical Director at the Center for Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy.

Dr Steven Phillipson

In this episode I chat with Dr Steven Phillipson’s about founding the first OCD support group, what is ERP, why it’s ok if you don’t get anxious sometimes when doing ERP and how it’s still working, understanding Response Prevention, graded flooding, the goal of ERP, not undoing the exposure work by doing compulsions, how do you deal with inadvertent spikes, demonstrating irrelevance, and much much more.

Hope it helps.

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Jayme Valdez – Pedophilia themed OCD

In episode 199 of The OCD Stories podcast I chat with Jayme Valdez. Jayme is the owner of Clearview OCD Counseling, a private psychotherapy practice just outside Boston. Jayme is a licensed mental health counselor and serves on the Board of Directors for OCD Massachusetts and OCD Rhode Island. 

Jayme Valdez

In this episode I chat with Jayme about POCD. What is Pedophilia themed OCD, what are the common obsessions and compulsions, what does Exposure and Response Prevention therapy look like for this theme, dealing with shame, how families can support their loved ones with OCD, and much much more. Hope it helps.

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Lori Johnson – Family support and boundaries

In episode 198 of The OCD Stories podcast I chat with Lori Johnson. Lori is a therapist based in the Denver area who specialises in OCD, anxiety and addiction. Lori runs a private practice called In Focus Counselling.

Lori Johnson

In this episode I chat with Lori about boundaries, preventing burnout, authentically praising loved ones with OCD, helping a family member who has addiction and OCD, what to do when someone is compulsively asking for reassurance, what to do when someone is compulsively confessing, what to do when you catch a loved one in the act of a compulsion, and much much more. Hope it helps. 

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Jon Hershfield – Existential themed OCD

In episode 197 of The OCD Stories podcast I chat with Jon Hershfield. Jon is a psychotherapist who specialises in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. He is the author four books about OCD.

Jon Hershfield

In this episode I chat with Jon about what is existential themed OCD, common obsessions and compulsions, ERP for this theme, how families can support their loved one with OCD, and much much more. Hope it helps. 

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Lucy and Jess – Mental Health Gardening

In episode 196 of The OCD Stories podcast I chat with Lucy Clark from Mind Food, and Jess about her experience with mental health gardening. Mind Food is a not-for-profit that runs nature based courses that support people to manage & improve their mental wellbeing.

In this episode I chat with Lucy about Mind Food and mental health gardening projects. I then chat with Jess about her experience of visiting a different mental health gardening project. Hope it helps. 

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Jon Hershfield & Shala Nicely – Meditation and Mindfulness for people with OCD

In episode 195 of The OCD Stories podcast I chat with Jon Hershfield and Shala Nicely. Jon and Shala are both therapists who specialise in OCD. They co-wrote a book called “Everyday mindfulness for OCD: Tips, Tricks, and Skills for Living Joyfully”. 

Everyday mindfulness for OCD

In this episode I chat with Jon and Shala about noticing when your mind wanders off, returning to your anchor, noticing the minds story, being self compassionate when being mindful or meditating, common “mistakes” when meditating, simple ways to meditate, and much much more. Hope it helps. 

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Dr Charles Brady – Suicidal Themed OCD

In episode 194 of The OCD Stories podcast I chat with Dr Charles Brady. Charles is the director of the OCD and anxiety program at the Lindner Center of HOPE; vice-president at OCD Midwest an IOCDF affiliate, associate professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioural neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati college of medicine.

Dr Charles Brady

In this episode I chat with Charles about his therapy story, what is suicidal themed OCD, what are some of the obsessions and compulsions, examples of exposure and response prevention, goals and values, and much much more. Hope it helps.

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