#180- Constantly Checking Whether Or Not I’m Happy. Help!

Return FearCast audio question submitter questions whether or not they are happy. Like, a lot. In their relationship, with their friends, with their hobbies. Even worse, they notice their rumination about their happiness and daydreaming pulls their attention away from reality. Oh, and maybe it’s not even OCD, wait, or…

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#174- Is SO-OCD Decreasing My Attraction To My Partner?

Today’s audio question comes in from “C” who wants to know whether her SO-OCD is decreasing her sense of attraction to her partner, or if she is actually experiencing a change, transition, or awakening to the realization that she’s actually, truly, gay. I go through the question and discuss several…

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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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#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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Rumination with Dr. Michael Greenberg

For today’s interview, I was joined by Dr. Michael Greenberg who is leading the discussion on rumination’s role in maintaining OCD, and how eliminating the ruminative process can lead to profound changes in therapy. This is a humorous take on OCD therapy, but given the heavy discussion on resisting ruminative…

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