Episode #89 – Why “Just Pay More Attention” is Bad Advice for OCD Recovery

December 28, 2021

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In this episode, I talk about some poor advice I saw on social media, encouraging people to “just pay more attention” when they ritualize the first time so that they don’t have to do it a second time.  I talk about..

– why this is bad advice for people who have OCD

– how this advice is substituting one ritual for another

– how this can snowball into more rituals in the future 

– what to do instead

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