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In this episode, I talk to OCD and anxiety advocate, Elysse Lescarbeau, about techniques typically reserved for OCD and anxiety are actually beneficial for everyone. We also discuss.. Elysse Lescarbeau (@⁠ocd.or.just.me⁠) has A LOT of lived experience with mental health issues with diagnoses. Elysse had been struggling in silence due to a lack of OCD […]

Episode #168 – How OCD Treatment Techniques Go Beyond Just OCD Treatment with Elysse Lescarbeau

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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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Living with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) often involves navigating a complex web of triggers and responses. As a therapist specializing in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), I understand the importance of identifying and tracking these triggers. This blog explores the significance of this practice and offers guidance on how to […]

Mastering OCD Management: How to Effectively Track Your Triggers

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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 […]

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 […]

Episode #165 – Peak Performance or Panic? Understanding Anxiety through the Yerkes-Dodson Curve

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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 […]

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 […]

Navigating Existential OCD: A Guide to Exposure and Response Prevention Techniques

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