Phobia Phriday- Koumpounophobia

Welcome back to another installment of Phobia Phriday! On this episode, I’ll be discussing Koumpounophobia, otherwise known as the fear of buttons. That’s right buttons. Why such a long name for the phobia? Well, I have no idea. However, I will be discussing this phobia, what it entails, and what…

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Sensorimotor Questions- All Breathing, All The Time

This is another grouped episode where all the questions surround one central theme. In this episode, all the questions focus on breathing related obsessions as part of Sensorimotor OCD. For all the listeners struggling with their focus on breathing, the goal will typically be the same; to devalue the importance…

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“Chesticular” Responses and Compulsive Suicidal Thoughts

Hey there everyone! I’m back with another episode answering your questions as they pertain to anxiety, OCD, and exposure therapy. This episode has some great questions on it, too. First, I answer a question about atypical sensations and whether they still OCD if they are something else. I also answer…

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ERP- Anxiety Doing The Thing and Avoiding The Thing

Choices in ERP

Episode 30, yah, this one, deals with a listener’s struggle deciding whether it’s the right exposure to do what they’re afraid of, or whether it’s a better exposure to not do the thing. They’re stuck! Its a great question, and an obstacle that some come across while doing ERP. As…

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