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Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed by intrusive thoughts and anxiety? Are you ready to take control of your life and confront these challenges head-on? Join me in the 7-day breakthrough challenge and discover how to overcome intrusive thoughts and anxiety through evidence-based strategies. Understanding Intrusive Thoughts Intrusive thoughts can be relentless, causing distress and […]

Overcoming Anxiety and OCD: Challenging Intrusive Thoughts Every Day

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a complex mental health condition that is frequently misunderstood and misdiagnosed. As a therapist specializing in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), I witness the implications of such misdiagnoses on treatment and recovery. This blog aims to shed light on the reasons behind the common misdiagnosis […]

Unraveling the Complexity: Why OCD is Often Misdiagnosed

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can significantly impact daily life, leading to the need for certain accommodations. However, as a therapist specializing in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), I advocate for a balanced approach where accommodations are provided only when accompanied by a plan to gradually wean off them. This blog […]

Navigating OCD Accommodations: Balancing Support and Independence

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For many grappling with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), finding a therapist who truly understands and specializes in OCD-specific treatments like Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) can be challenging. In such scenarios, the role of self-help becomes invaluable. As a therapist practicing ERP and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), I recognize the power of self-help in the […]

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A great tool for those with OCD and anxiety OR professionals.  This free PDF will help you identify goals and set them into motion step by step.

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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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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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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 […]

i need this stat!

A great tool for those with OCD and anxiety OR professionals.  This free PDF will help you identify goals and set them into motion step by step.

"Imagine  Your Recovered Life" instant download PDF

free worksheet