In episode 203 of The OCD Stories podcast I chat with Dr Sally Winston. Sally co-founded The Anxiety and Stress Disorders Institute of Maryland in 1992. She is co-author of “Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts”, and co-author of the new book “Needing to Know for Sure: A CBT-Based Guide to Overcoming Compulsive Checking and Reassurance Seeking”.

Dr Sally Winston

In this episode I chat with Sally about her therapy story, what is compulsive reassurance seeking, why reassurance seeking is a trap, changing your relationship with uncertainty, reducing this compulsion, what it means to “Live in a world of maybe and good enough”, how families can support people wanting to break OCD reassurance seeking cycles and much much more. Hope it helps.

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