How to Overcome Intrusive Thoughts - Don't Stop Intrusive thoughts

Sep 15, 2022

In this series, I talk about a high-level approach to overcoming intrusive or unwanted thoughts. In this episode, I discuss why stopping thoughts doesn't work.

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How to Overcome Intrusive Thoughts - What are Intrusive Thoughts

Sep 15, 2022

In this episode, I want to talk about a high-level approach to overcoming intrusive or unwanted thoughts.

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OCD & Anxiety Treatment - The Power of Acceptance & Letting Go

Nov 19, 2021

In this episode, I want to talk about the power of acceptance and its role in OCD & Anxiety recovery. The reason we have difficulty with acceptance is that we are often clinging to something. Oftentimes we are clinging to an idea of a past or future that we would prefer. So the first step of acceptance is letting go of our attachment to the alternative. Only then, can we begin to move...

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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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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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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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NEW SERIES! How to Deal with Intrusive Thoughts

Jul 16, 2021

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Hey Guys,

Welcome to another episode of The OCD & Anxiety Show. In this new series, we are going to talk about dealing with intrusive thoughts. 

Intrusive thoughts are unwanted thoughts that invade a person’s mind and...

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How to use Mindfulness for Intrusive Thoughts & Unwanted Thoughts

Jun 25, 2021

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In this episode, we are going to continue our series on Meditation and Mindfulness, and today we are going to focus on how to use Mindfulness for intrusive thoughts and unwanted thoughts.

 

Mindfulness is the practice of paying...

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