OCD & Anxiety Treatment - Stepping Into The Fire

Sep 24, 2021

To put very simply, the real problem with OCD and Anxiety is that our primal alarm system is going off when nothing is actually wrong. It is being set off by intrusive thoughts or “what if scenarios” about the past and future. The point being that your alarm system is trying to move you into survival mode when there is no danger. And the harder we try to resolve this possible...

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The Power of Labels & Why They Are Dangerous

Sep 21, 2021

In this episode, I want to talk about labels and why I believe they are dangerous. This is going to be an episode that branches into the broader concept of mental health and general well-being. We live in a strange time right now where people are carelessly labeling each other and more importantly dehumanizing one another, which is an incredibly dangerous thing to do. In this episode, I just...

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OCD & Anxiety Treatment - Giving Power to Intrusive Thoughts- Pure O OCD treatment

Sep 10, 2021

When going through OCD & Anxiety Treatment it is so important to understand how we misinterpret intrusive thoughts and paradoxically give them power over our lives.  When we have intrusive thoughts we often feel compelled to solve them or try to get rid of them. But when we do that we indirectly validate them as a "real" problem which paradoxically makes our brain keep producing them....

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OCD & Anxiety Treatment - The Voice in the Mind & Propaganda - Pure O OCD treatment

Sep 03, 2021

When it comes to OCD Treatment one of the things we have to learn to navigate is the voice of the mind. I often like to use the concept of Propaganda with my clients when describing the voice of the mind. The definition of Propaganda is "communication that is primarily used to influence an audience and further an agenda, which may not be objective and may be selectively presenting facts to...

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OCD & Anxiety Treatment - ERP with Pure O OCD

Aug 31, 2021

In this series, I am discussing how to do ERP for Pure O OCD. Pure OCD or Purely obsessional OCD is a subtype of OCD where the individual struggles primarily with intrusive thoughts. In this episode, I am going to discuss some common mistakes people make and how to avoid them. 

 

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OCD Recovery - Fear of Having Thoughts & Anxiety - TREATING PURE-O OCD

Aug 23, 2021

In this series, I am discussing common fears and obsessions that people with OCD experience. In this episode, I am going to discuss the fear of having obsessions or intrusive thoughts pop up, along with the fear of getting anxious and getting stuck in OCD. This is a common fear where the individual experiences unwanted intrusive thoughts related to regressing or falling back into the OCD loop....

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How to overcome Intrusive Thoughts about your sexuality - HOCD

Aug 13, 2021

In this episode, I am going to discuss how to overcome HOCD, homosexual OCD, or Gay OCD. This is a common form of OCD where the individual experiences unwanted intrusive thoughts related to their sexual orientation. In this episode, I am going to define HOCD and discuss the recovery process. We hope that this video has aided you significantly. Watch out for more upcoming live videos on our...

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Intrusive Thoughts about losing control and accidentally hurting someone

Aug 10, 2021

In this episode, we are going to talk about how to deal with intrusive thoughts related to losing control and accidentally hurting someone. Intrusive thoughts are unwanted and involuntary thoughts that are disturbing and uncomfortable. These thoughts often lead to a great deal of stress and anxiety for the person experiencing them.

 

As a reminder, intrusive thoughts do not reflect nor...

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Intrusive thoughts about hurting someone while driving | Hit and Run OCD

Aug 06, 2021

In this episode, we are going to talk about how to deal with intrusive thoughts related to hurting someone while driving. This is often referred to as a sub-type of OCD called hit-and-run OCD. When a person experiences Hit-and-Run OCD they will have intrusive or unwanted thoughts about hurting other people while driving, and then engaging in various compulsive behaviors (mental and physical)...

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Intrusive thoughts about Hurting Animals

Aug 04, 2021

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In this episode, we are continuing our series on dealing with various intrusive thoughts. Specifically in this episode, we are going to talk about how to deal with intrusive thoughts related to hurting animals. Intrusive thoughts are...

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