#119- Justice Based Treatment For SO-OCD with Dr. Lauren Wadsworth

Today I was joined by Dr. Lauren Wadsworth who shared her thoughts and recommendations for changes in treatment for Sexual Orientation OCD (SO-OCD). In addition to our discussion about Justice Oriented treatment for SO-OCD, we touch briefly on some recommendations for changes to racially focused obsessions. Dr. Wadsworth is a…

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#118- So, What’s All This Mindfulness Stuff About With Jon Hershfield, MFT

Today I was joined by Jon Hershfield, MFT (The Peaceful One), to talk about mindfulness, meditation, and how to use them in OCD and anxiety recovery. I always like talk with Jon (TPO) and today was no different as he was able to go into mindfulness at length and give…

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#117- Turning Shame Into Guilt and Obligated To Pray?

This will be a short episode thanks to a scratchy and painful throat, but still a good one nonetheless. I answer two questions today. The first is from a woman struggling to remember whether she promised to pray when joining a group and now wonders if she is still obligated…

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#115- How To Deal With Fear of Mishandling Money As A Bank Teller?

We have another audio question! This question comes from Markus who asked about how he can deal with his job better. Markus is a bank teller who is working with a therapist, but struggles with counting, checking, and other mental compulsions when dealing with money. I offer some advice for…

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#114- De-Associating Music and Memories, Getting Started With HO-OCD, and “Not Wanting Us”

On this episode, I answer a listener’s question about how he can de-associate songs and memories he has about a past relationship. I also talk about how he can fight against his ruminations about that past relationship while he’s at it. The next question is from a 16 year old…

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