Phobia Phriday- Casadastraphobia

Casadastraphobia is the fear of falling upwards into the sky! Not a very common fear, but the perfect kind of fear to discuss on this episode of Phobia Phriday! I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday, or at least are gearing up for their favorite winter related holiday (whatever…

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Certainty and Confidence with Jon Hershfield, MFT

Confidence and certainty are two concepts that we wrestle with in the course of anxiety and OCD treatment. On this episode, I was honored to interview Jon Hershfield, The Great and Powerful, and he discussed the differences between the two concepts, why we should be seeking confidence over certainty in…

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Faith and Doubt Series- with Jaimie Eckert

The Faith and Doubt Series is back after a long hiatus; and its back with a bang! On this episode, I had the chance to interview biblical scholar Jaimie Eckert about the top things someone with religious themed OCD, otherwise known as Religious Scrupulosity, should know about Scrupulosity treatment. Yes,…

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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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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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Question & Answer

Have a question about anxiety and OCD treatment? If so, you’re in luck! I dedicate this entire episode to answering listener questions. How are anxiety and paranoia related? How does Exposure and Response Prevention look different for Pure-O? Can Obsessions flip flop? Can you ever get rid of OCD for…

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