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In this episode, I talk about if you can actually do too much exposure work in your OCD/anxiety recovery. I also discuss.. 🚧 Take the FREE quiz – “What’s Your OCD/Anxiety Recovery Roadblock?”: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.jennaoverbaughlpc.com/recovery-roadblock⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ 👏 Get your free 40 minute video on “5 Must Know Strategies for Handling Anxiety and Intrusive Thoughts”: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://jennaoverbaughlpc.com/strategies⁠⁠⁠⁠ 💪 Overcome […]

Episode #167 – ERP Overload: Is There Such Thing as Too Much Exposure Therapy?

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In this episode, I talk about perinatal OCD, when obsessions and compulsions take place during the perinatal period. I also discuss … 🚧 Take the FREE quiz – “What’s Your OCD/Anxiety Recovery Roadblock?”: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.jennaoverbaughlpc.com/recovery-roadblock⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ 👏 Get your free 40 minute video on “5 Must Know Strategies for Handling Anxiety and Intrusive Thoughts”: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://jennaoverbaughlpc.com/strategies⁠⁠⁠⁠ 💪 Overcome […]

Episode #166 – When Expecting Brings Anxiety: A Deep Dive into Perinatal OCD

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For individuals living with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and anxiety, winter can bring unique challenges. As a therapist practicing Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), I’ve observed how seasonal changes, especially during winter, can influence OCD symptoms. This blog explores these impacts and offers specialized strategies for management. The Winter Effect […]

Understanding the Winter Impact on OCD: Strategies for Effective Management

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In this episode, I talk about the Yerkes-Dodson curve and how we can use it to understand the relationship between anxiety, stress, and performance. I also discuss … 🚧 Take the FREE quiz – “What’s Your OCD/Anxiety Recovery Roadblock?”: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.jennaoverbaughlpc.com/recovery-roadblock⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ 👏 Get your free 40 minute video on “5 Must Know Strategies for Handling Anxiety […]

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is often shrouded in stigma, particularly when it involves taboo thoughts. As a therapist specializing in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), I understand the profound impact this stigma can have on those struggling with OCD. This blog delves into the nature of OCD stigma and how […]

Breaking the Stigma: Understanding and Overcoming OCD with Taboo Thoughts

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In this episode, I talk about the relevance of an extinction burst in OCD and anxiety recovery. I also discuss … 🚧 Take the FREE quiz – “What’s Your OCD/Anxiety Recovery Roadblock?”: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.jennaoverbaughlpc.com/recovery-roadblock⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ 👏 Get your free 40 minute video on “5 Must Know Strategies for Handling Anxiety and Intrusive Thoughts”: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://jennaoverbaughlpc.com/strategies⁠⁠⁠⁠ 💪 Overcome OCD/anxiety […]

Episode #164 – The Extinction Burst Phenomenon: Navigating the Ups and Downs in OCD/Anxiety Treatment

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Existential OCD, a challenging aspect of obsessive-compulsive disorder, often leaves individuals grappling with profound questions about life, death, and existence. As a therapist specializing in exposure and response prevention (ERP) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), I aim to shed light on evidence-based strategies to manage this form of OCD. Understanding Existential OCD and ERP […]

In this episode, I talk about why talk therapy isn’t helpful for OCD and anxiety. I also discuss … 💪 Overcome OCD/anxiety once and for all – with or without a therapist – with The OCD and Anxiety Recovery Blueprint: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://jennaoverbaughlpc.com/blueprint⁠⁠⁠⁠ 🚧 Take the FREE quiz – “What’s Your OCD/Anxiety Recovery Roadblock?”: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.jennaoverbaughlpc.com/recovery-roadblock⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ 👏 Get your […]

Episode #163 – The Hidden Challenges: Why OCD and Anxiety Need More Than Talk Therapy

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When one thinks of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), the immediate image might be of repeated handwashing or checking rituals. However, OCD has a subtler, often overlooked facet: mental compulsions. These internal compulsions can be just as distressing, and understanding them is crucial for comprehensive OCD care. Mental Compulsions: The Unseen Rituals Unlike the overt behaviors commonly associated […]

Navigating the Invisible: Mental Compulsions in OCD

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