Harm OCD - How to Overcome Harmful or Violent Obsessions
In this episode, I discuss a subtype of OCD known as Harm OCD. If a person suffers from Harm OCD they will generally experience unwanted and intrusive harmful or violent thoughts. In this first part of this series I discuss specific thoughts people with Harm OCD experience. I also discuss different compulsions people engage in and a few very important steps in the treatment process.
00:05 All right. Hey there and welcome to another episode of the restored mind show where we're going to talk about harmful obsessions. And so I'm in this episode, what I want to do is I want to talk about, um, you know, kind of a subcategory on our intrusive thoughts series, um, where we're going to talk about harm, obsessions or violent obsessions. And so, um, within, within, again, the umbrella category of OCD, you know, kind of the, the more intrusive thoughts and that pure OCD,...
Should I Have Kids If I have OCD & Anxiety
In this episode, I discuss the idea of having children if you struggle with OCD & Anxiety. This topic is particularly relevant for me as my wife recently gave birth to our first daughter. It is common for people with OCD & Anxiety to wrestle with the idea of having children. They will often doubt their capabilities or even go as far as to question the morality of having children because they struggle with mental illness. So in this episode, I share my personal thoughts on the issue and offer some practical considerations for people who are struggling with this question. Enjoy!
00:08 All right. Hey there and welcome to another episode of the restored mind show where we're going to talk about having kids, um, and when specifically when it comes to recovery from OCD and anxiety. And so, um, you know, on this, on this episode, what I wanted to talk about is the idea of...
Overcoming Scrupulosity OCD & Religious Intrusive Thoughts
In this episode, I discuss how to overcome Scrupulosity OCD & religious intrusive thoughts. This is the fourth episode in this series on Scrupulosity OCD. I also discuss how important it is, when treating Scrupulosity OCD, to accurately identifying all the different compulsions that you engage and systematically remove them from your routine. Enjoy!
00:08 All right. Hey there everyone, and welcome to another episode where we're going to continue our series on intrusive thoughts. And so in this episode we're going to talk about, again, a specific subset of intrusive thoughts that fall under the religious category. Oftentimes this is referred to as scrupulosity OCD or religious intrusive thoughts. And you can call them whenever you want. But, uh, in this, in this episode today, we're going to talk about how to treat them right or how to...
Scrupulosity OCD - Religious Intrusive Thoughts
In this episode, I discuss religious intrusive thoughts and some key things you can do to overcome them. This is the third episode in this series on Scrupulosity OCD. I also discuss different intrusive thoughts people experience such as blasphemous thoughts directed towards God, the church, or religious leaders. I also discuss different compulsions people engage in and how you can tell the difference between religious obsessions and faith-based questions.
All right. Hey everyone and welcome to another episode where we are going to talk about intrusive religious thoughts, right? And so sometimes this is referred to as a, you know, scrupulosity or religious OCD. And in this series on intrusive thoughts. Really I'm, what I'm trying to do is target different types of thoughts that people experience and kind of talk about, you know, case studies and things that I'm, you...
Religious Obsessions - Scrupulosity - What if I offend God
In this episode, I continue discussing intrusive thoughts under the umbrella category of scrupulosity or religious OCD. In this second part of this series, I discuss specific intrusive thoughts related to fears about offending God, worrying about whether or not you committed a sin, and worrying if something was immoral. I also discuss different compulsions people engage in and important steps in the treatment process.
All right. Hey there everyone, and welcome to a new episode where we're going to talk about religious obsessions and specifically the fear of offending God. And so in this episode, this is a continuation on our series on intrusive thoughts. And specifically, you know, generally speaking, we're talking about OCD, but this can be any form of anxiety, right? Um, but with OCD, what happens is people get, you know, these intrusive thoughts that...
Religious OCD - Scrupulosity - What if I go to hell
In this episode, I discuss a sub-type of intrusive thoughts commonly known as scrupulosity. Scrupulosity is a form of OCD & Anxiety where the person becomes focused on religious or moral issues. In this first part of this series, I discuss specific intrusive thoughts related to fears about hell, the devil, and going to hell. I also discuss different compulsions people engage in and a few very important steps in the treatment process.
In this episode, I discuss the two different types of worry with intrusive thoughts. The first type of worry is worrying about events or situations that could happen. A few examples of this could be worrying about getting sick, losing a job, or some other negative event taking place. The second type of worry is worrying about the presence of thoughts in your conscious awareness. An example of this is when a person worries that they may experience a specific intrusive thought so they spend a great deal of time trying to make sure they don't experience certain intrusive thoughts.
How To Overcome Intrusive Thoughts OCD
In this episode, I discuss a high-level overview of how to overcome intrusive thoughts. Generally speaking, intrusive thoughts fall into the following three umbrella categories: violent, sexual, and religious. I also discuss a good analogy to help you defuse from intrusive thoughts and become a more mindful observer.
OCD Recovery - My Recovery From OCD
In this video, I talk about my journey to recovery from OCD and the OCD treatment process. The most noticeable problem with OCD is that you can get stuck in a loop of obsessive thoughts and compulsions. However, the bigger problem is that when you are in this loop it can dramatically impact all aspects of your life. The good news is that applying ERP, ACT, and Mindfulness will allow you to successfully overcome your fears and take back your life. In this video, I describe my journey to recovery from OCD.
00:00 All right. Hey there and welcome to this episode. My name is Matt Codde. I'm a licensed clinical social worker and I'm also the founder of restored minds. And on today's episode, I really want to talk about my story. And the reason I want to share this is because I think there are so many people out there who are in the realm of mental health or self-help or...
OCD Treatment - How to do ERP for Pure OCD
In this video, I talk about the Exposure and Response Prevention and how it applies to the treatment of Pure OCD. The whole point of ERP is to expose yourself to or experience something that triggers your anxiety and then prevent yourself from responding with compulsions.
When you do this correctly you allow yourself to achieve habituation and successfully face down your fears. In this video, I give a brief description of how to apply ERP with Pure OCD treatment.
00:00 All right. Hello and welcome to this episode where I'm going to talk about Erp for pure ocd. So again, my name is Matt Codde. I'm a licensed clinical social worker and the founder of the OCD Academy. And in this video I want to talk about is a really common question I did where when we talk about Erp and, um, people say, well, why don't do compulsion? So what if I don't do compulsion's or you know, what if I...
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