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Dr Patricia Zurita Ona

Dr Patricia Zurita Ona: ACT for BPD and OCD – super-feelers, and emotional regulation (#361)

In episode 361 I chat with Dr Patricia Zurita Ona. Patricia is director of the East Bay Behavior Therapy Center and adjunct professor at the Wright Institute. She is the author of several books including ‘Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder’. 

We discuss what is borderline personality disorder (BPD) and super-feelers, what it’s like being a super-feeler, what is acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), the 6 micro-skills Patricia teaches, emotional noise vs emotional awareness, OCD and super-feelers, she details some of the micro-skills, attachment, compassion, being a super-feeler while doing exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP), and much more. Hope it helps.

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