#186- How To Sell Someone On ERP, And What To Do With Groinal Sensations

Today, Issy reached out with an audio question. She shared her story about diagnosis with OCD and her success with POCD, but wanted to know how to deal with issues related to SO-OCD. She has two main questions. The first is how to help her parents understand what ERP is…

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#150- Maladaptive Daydreaming- What Is It, And How Can I Deal With It?

Today’s audio question comes in from a listener who has been working hard on their obsessions and has made a bunch of progress toward recovery, but is noticing that she’s experiencing Maladaptive Daydream. She wants to know if I can offer any suggestions on how to address Maladaptive Daydreaming, so…

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#126- Rumination Focused CBT For OCD with Dr. Michael Greenberg, pt II

Dr. Michael Greenberg joins me again to continue our discussion of his Rumination Focused CBT treatment method for OCD! Additionally, he was kind enough to answer a few listener questions about his methodology. We discuss Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) from his approach, including in-vivo and imaginal exposures, and how…

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To Share Bible Verses, and When HOCD Doesn’t Conflict With Gay Porn

So, you read the title correctly. This is a real mixture of an episode. On this, the 50th episode, I answer a question about whether a mother of a man with Religious Scrupulosity should continue sending him bible verses as encouragmeent, or if that’s unhelpful. Additionally, in the FearCast After…

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Stuck in the Pandemic and Stuck in HOCD Obsessions

We’re all in it. We’re all stuck here in the Pandemic and trying our best to keep our thoughts, morale, and emotions from getting the best of us. In this episode I talk about giving ourselves grace when we feel anxious, and when we may start to feel apathy. I…

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