#122- Isn’t Knowing If It’s True Important, and Struggling To Believe In God

On this episode, I discuss two listener questions. The first is from a listener wondering whether it is important and necessary to decide whether their obsession is true before pursuing treatment. Their examples related to SO-OCD and POCD, which many people believe it important to get to the bottom of…

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Checking About Past Partners, Swallowing Obsessions, and Feeling “Saved”

On this week’s episode, I decided to pack a relatively short episode with three questions and a feedback email. I discuss a wide range of topics, including how to deal with obsessions about past partners and how this impacts the state of the current relationship. I also discuss someone’s swallowing…

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Christmas and Religious Scrupulosity with Mitzi VanCleve

For today’s lovely yuletide episode, I was joined by Mitzi VanCleve to talk about how to manage anxiety, obsessions, and stress associated with Christmas for those suffering with Religious Scrupulosity. Mitzi has a wealth of hard-earned wisdom to offer people and it was a pleasure to finally have her on.…

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Forward Moving Faith and Intrusive Thoughts As An Aversion To Faith

I’m back, and late, for this next installment of the FearCast. On this episode, I batch two faith based questions from people asking about their Religious Scrupulosity. They are similar, but one discusses how to continue purusing one’s faith despite OCD and OCD treatment (4:10). The other question has to…

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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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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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