Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is best treated using the gold standard ‘Exposure & Response Prevention’ (ERP) … a type of CBT. Watch and listen to several therapists who use ERP, not just for patients but for themselves too!
The selected interviews below – all conducted by Stuart Ralph, the creator of The OCD Stories – shine a light on how CBT and related therapies teach those with OCD how to live well with uncertainty, anxiety spikes and other moods associated with OCD.
OnAir Post: Successes with OCD
Beyond the Doubt – Jeff Bell and Shala Nicely
Stuart’s show notes can be found at The OCD Stories website. Find all the other of Stuart’s podcasts with therapist Shala Nicely here. I also like Shala Nicely’s suggestion for those with OCD … Shoulders Back! The Man in the Park
Jon Hershfield on Mindfulness, ERP, Acceptance
Look for more of Stuart Ralph’s numerous interviews with Jon Hershfield on The OCD Stories.
The community – IOCD
I attended the 2018 annual conference of the International OCD Foundation and was very impressed with the depth and breadth of their involvement. If you think you have OCD, you owe it to yourself to check out my blog on the 2018 IOCD conference – which includes a long list of the tweets that came from it.