How to Deal with Panic Attacks In The Workplace
This week we are wrapping up our series on anxiety and the workplace. And for the final episode I wanted to discuss the topic panic attacks because it is a question I get frequently. Panic attacks are the highest level of anxiety a person can experience. On a scale of discomfort ranging from 1-10, panic attacks are a very clear 10! And for people who struggle with panic attacks one of the scariest things about them is they can happen at any time, often for no apparent reason. You could be watching a movie, out grabbing a bite to eat, or even sitting at your desk and bam it strikes without warning.
When panic symptoms arise it's very natural to resist them and avoid whatever situation might be triggering the response. But as you will see in the episode, when we resist panic symptoms and avoid things...
Pedophilia OCD | Overcoming POCD | Intrusive thoughts
In this episode, I discuss Pedophilia OCD or P OCD. Pedophilia OCD is when a person experiences intrusive thoughts and uncertainty regarding the idea of being a pedophile. This will lead to various compulsions that include analyzing levels of arousal around children and avoiding situations where children may be present, in an attempt to keep them safe. In this episode, I talk about examples of POCD, some practical things to consider with the treatment process.
00:08 All right. Hey everyone and welcome to this week's episode where we're going to talk about pedophilia, OCD. And so, um, this continues our series on intrusive thoughts. In fact, this is one of the, the last, um, episodes we're gonna make in this intrusive thought series because it still falls on that, um, that third category of under the umbrella of intrusive thoughts and the in the sexual unwanted...
Happy New Year - Anxiety Recovery 2020
Happy New Year and Welcome to 2020. In this episode I offer three practical thoughts on how to make this year your breakthrough year. Enjoy the show!
00:05 All right, Hey my friends and welcome to this week's episode. And today is exciting because it is the start of a new year in a new decade, right? Which means it's a fresh start for, for all of us, um, you know, in all these different areas of our life. And this is kind of the, that perfect reset moment that we can use to catapult ourselves into a preaching our goals, right? And in this case, obviously we're gonna be talking about, um, recovery for mental health and, and, uh, you know, when it comes to anxiety and OCD and different types of struggles. And so, um, what I want to talk about in this episode are three things to help use this moment to propel us into, into the recovery that we're looking to achieve. OK. and so, um,...
How To Overcome Homosexual OCD | Intrusive Thoughts
In this episode, I discuss Homosexual OCD or Sexual Orientation OCD. HOCD is when a person experiences intrusive thoughts and doubt or uncertainty regarding their sexual orientation. This will lead to various compulsions that include analyzing levels of arousal in various situations and avoid situations that may cause the person to feel nervous or uncertain.
00:04 All right. Hey guys, and welcome to a, another episode where we are going to talk about sexual orientation, OCD. Sometimes this is known as homosexual OCD, sometimes it's known as gay OCD, or you could even dare I say, call it straight OCD. And I'll explain that in a little bit because basically, um, this in this episode I want to talk about a subset of OCD where people analyze and obsess about their sexual orientation and it develops into an OCD cycle. And so again, this continues our series on intrusive...
How to Overcome Relationship OCD | Intrusive Thoughts
In this episode, I discuss Relationship OCD. When a person has Relationship OCD he or she experiences intrusive thoughts and doubt or uncertainty regarding their romantic partner or their relationship as a whole. In this episode, I talk about examples of relationship OCD, some practical things to consider with relationships, and the treatment process.
00:10 All right. Hey everyone and welcome to this week's episode where we're going to talk about relationship OCD. Now, um, relationship with again is a sub category of OCD in the intrusive thoughts realm or kind of that, that what you might call a pure OCD, right? And so like I said, I'm in this series. What we're doing is we're moving into kind of the last section. So we started with the religious obsessions and then the harmful obsessions. And then now we're moving into the love slash kind of sexual obsessions. And I'm...
How To Overcome Responsibility OCD | Intrusive Thoughts
In this episode, I discuss Responsibility OCD. When a person has Responsibility OCD he or she experiences unwanted thoughts related to being a potential danger to others or responsible for causing harm to others. In this episode, I talk about different forms of responsibility OCD, case studies and examples, and the treatment process. I also discuss common compulsions people engage in and how to apply exposure and response prevention.
00:00 All right. Hey there and welcome to this episode where we're going to talk about responsibility, OCD. So in this episode I'm going to talk about kind of what responsibility OCD is along with different forms that can take on as well as the treatment process. And I'm going to kind of introduce an example of a, of someone I worked with with responsibility OCD. So basically when we're talking about responsibility OCT, um, it's a, it's...
How To Overcome Hit And Run OCD | Intrusive Thoughts
In this episode, I discuss Hit & Run OCD. With Hit And Run OCD a person experiences unwanted thoughts related to hurting others or themselves generally while they are operating a vehicle. I talk about some case studies of people who have gone through the treatment for Hit and Run OCD. I also discuss different compulsions people engage in and the overall treatment process.
00:04 All right. Hey guys, and welcome to this week's episode where we're going to talk about hit and run OCD and also the treatment process for it. So again, my name is Matt Cottey. I'm a licensed clinical social worker and I specialize in OCD and anxiety. And, and again, in this episode I want to talk about a specific form of OCD called hit and run OCD. And this is again in our series on intrusive thoughts. And so, um, you know, when we talk about hitting Renault city, this is a very common form...
How To Overcome Self-Harm OCD | Suicidal Obsessions
In this episode, I discuss a type of Harm OCD known as Self-Harm or Suicidal OCD. This is when a person experiences unwanted thoughts related to causing them self harm or the possibility of one day hurting themself. I also discuss different compulsions people engage in and a few very important steps in the treatment process.
00:04 All right. Hey everyone, and welcome to another episode of the restored mind show. In this episode we're going to talk about self-harm, OCD. And again, this is a kind of, one of the sub categories aren't on our intrusive thought a series. So, um, you know, in this, in this, uh, series in this episode, what I want to talk about is the idea of self harm, OCD. And, and what I want to do in the first point that I want to really cover is distinct, uh, and making a distinction between the idea of self harm, OCD versus suicidal ideation, like true...
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...
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