TOCD, Why Exposures Work, How To Make Sexual OCD worse,To Distract or Not?

Hi everyone, so I’m off on parental leave, so I have this episode of questions I recorded weeks ago! Hopefully nothing catastrophic happened in the world in the meantime thereby making all my answers incredibly insensitive or overtly offensive. But, we all live in uncertainty. I have a good mix…

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Safety, Preparation, and Life Threatening Situations With Officer Jordan

I’m out for parental leave this month, so I’m sharing an interview I had with a friend of mine, Officer Jordan. He is a police officer and former EMT who has special experience and extensive knowledge about survival, anticipating danger, and dealing with life threatening situations. He joined me to…

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Rumination with Dr. Michael Greenberg

For today’s interview, I was joined by Dr. Michael Greenberg who is leading the discussion on rumination’s role in maintaining OCD, and how eliminating the ruminative process can lead to profound changes in therapy. This is a humorous take on OCD therapy, but given the heavy discussion on resisting ruminative…

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Faith and Doubt- Scrupulosity in Orthodox Judaism with Dr. Jedidiah Siev

I’m returning to the Faith and Doubt Series! I was lucky enough to be joined by Dr. Jedidiah Siev who publishes research and speaks on his clinical specialty of Religious Scrupulosity for Orthodox and Ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities. Dr. Siev covered a huge range of topics, including overall treatment for Scrupulosity,…

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Breaking their heart, what if it’s not ego-dystonic, and TERRIFIED of being gay!

After a long, unintended break, I return with an extra long episode that covers a lot of ground. As the theme lately, given the grouping of these types of questions, I answer questions about ROCD and HOCD, but I also talk about general themes of ego-dystonic vs ego- syntonic and…

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A Little Bit of Unicycle, A Lot of OCD

On this episode, I answer a bunch of listener questions on a variety of topics. I also talk about my own effort to learn something new and rely on the FearCast community for encouragement and accountability. Lastly, I’m starting to list the question and the minutes for each episode below…

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