Pure OCD Treatment - How to do ERP for Pure OCD

Jun 07, 2018

Pure OCD Treatment - ERP for Pure OCD

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In this video, I talk about how to do ERP for Pure O OCD. This is the third of three videos and in this video, I provide a general explanation of how to apply Exposure and Response Prevention to the treatment process of Pure OCD.

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00:00 All right. Hey there and welcome to part three of...

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Pure OCD Treatment - Mental Compulsions

May 31, 2018

Pure OCD Treatment - Mental Compulsions

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In this video, I talk about the treatment process for Pure O OCD. This is the second of three videos and in this video, I provide a general explanation of mental compulsions as they relate to Pure OCD treatment.

Transcript

00:00 All right. Hello and welcome to part two. Again, my name's Matt. I'm a...

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Pure OCD Treatment - What is Pure OCD

May 23, 2018

Pure OCD Treatment - What is Pure OCD

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In this video, I talk about the treatment process for Pure O OCD. This is the first of three videos and in this video, I provide a general overview and explanation of Pure OCD.

Transcript:

00:00 All right. Hey there and welcome to this video. In this video I'm going to talk about pure OCD and this is...

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Intrusive Thoughts (Pt. 3) - How Do I Stop Unwanted Thoughts?

Jul 17, 2017

Intrusive Thoughts (Pt. 3) - How Do I Stop Unwanted Thoughts?

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This is the third and final video in this intrusive thoughts series. 

In this video I discuss two simple strategies you can use to help reduce the frequency and intensity of intrusive thoughts. 

Strategy 1 - Journaling 

Journaling is very helpful to get the stuff in...

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Intrusive Thoughts (Pt. 2) - Why Suppressing Thoughts Doesn't Work

Jul 17, 2017

Intrusive Thoughts (Pt. 2) - Why Suppressing Thoughts Doesn't Work

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In this video I discuss why suppressing thoughts doesn't work. I explain how a series of studies on "White Bears" conducted my Daniel Wegner in the late 80's and 90's actually show how thought suppression actually increases the frequency and intensity of thoughts.

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Intrusive Thoughts (Pt. 1)- How to Overcome Intrusive Thoughts

Jul 17, 2017

Intrusive Thoughts (Pt. 1)- How to Overcome Intrusive Thoughts

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In this video I will discuss Intrusive thoughts and unwanted thoughts. Intrusive thoughts are basically thoughts that invade one's mind again and again. In this video I am going to explain why having intrusive thoughts isn't actually the problem - reacting to them is.

I explain how...

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Understanding Intrusive Thoughts (Part 2)

Jul 17, 2017

How to Stop Intrusive Thoughts

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Stopping intrusive thoughts is a much more difficult task than you might think. In fact, I often here from people that struggle with these pestering thoughts that the more they try to stop intrusive thoughts…the more they seem to pop up.

So in this video I talk about some studies that were done in the late...

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Understanding Intrusive Thoughts - What are Intrusive Thoughts (Part 1)

Jul 17, 2017

Intrusive Thoughts (Part 1)

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Intrusive thoughts are thoughts that are unwanted that seem to invade a person’s mind. Intrusive thoughts can take on a variety of forms but generally fall into 1 of 3 categories

1. Unwanted Violent Thoughts

2. Unwanted Sexual Thoughts

3. Unwanted Religious Thoughts

One key point to remember is that Intrusive...

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Pain vs Suffering

Jul 17, 2017

Pain vs Suffering

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If you wrestle with OCD or any other form of anxiety for that matter….you can probably attest that it is a very painful thing to experience. I know it was for me anyway.

So part of this video is simply me acknowledging that when you experience an anxiety spike it is very painful…and that pain feels very real...

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Step 10 - Mindfulness

Jul 17, 2017

Mindfulness

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To put simply, Mindfulness is the practice of paying attention to the present moment, while specifically paying attention to your feelings and your sensations without casting any judgment on them.

And while this sounds like a simple process, you will probably find that it is a little more difficult than you initially...

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