Episode #137 – Fear of Hopefulness in OCD and Anxiety with Carly Samach, LMHC

August 3, 2023

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In this episode, I’m joined by Carly Samach, a licensed mental health counselor, to talk about meditation, mindfulness, and the vulnerability of feeling hopeful in OCD and anxiety recovery.

We discuss..

– the benefits of mindfulness and meditation as it relates to Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)

– the difficulty of feeling hope in OCD and anxiety recovery

– “hope exposures” and how to challenge yourself to feel the vulnerability of hope

Carly Samach is a licensed mental health counselor and received her masters in Clinical Counseling from the University at Albany. Carly has worked in various mental health spaces including inpatient, intensive outpatient and outpatient care for individuals between 4-80 years old. Her current work is specialized in support for children and caretakers. A core focus of her work in the OCD community has been instilling collaborative care between children and supports to promote best results in treatment and a stronger working alliance between family members. Carly is CCATP certified, other areas of specialization include expressive therapy and mindfulness, positive psychology.

To follow Carly’s work on Instagram, check her out at: https://www.instagram.com/counselingwithcarly

Head to my website at ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠www.jennaoverbaughlpc.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ to sign up for my free e-mail newsletter, grab your free “Imagine Your Recovered Life” PDF, and download your free “5 Must Know Strategies for Managing Anxiety and Intrusive Thoughts” video + access expertly crafted masterclasses just for you.  Course and more coming soon!

Remember: this podcast is for informational purposes only and may not be the best fit for you and your personal situation. It shall not be construed as mental health or medical advice. The information and education provided here is not intended or implied to supplement or replace professional advice of your own professional mental health or medical treatment, advice, and/or diagnosis. Always check with your own physician or medical or mental health professional before trying or implementing any information read here.

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