Tag Archives: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

ERP Therapy – So Simple Yet So Complicated

As many of you could probably tell from last week’s post, I find it incredibly frustrating that more people (including therapists) are not aware of exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy, the specific type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that … Continue reading

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ERP Therapy – Where Are You?

Last week I received an email from a woman in her thirties who has had OCD since she was a child. She came across one of my articles and was interested in learning more about exposure and response prevention (ERP) … Continue reading

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OCD and Thought-Action Fusion

    This week I’m sharing a post from June 2012…. As I’ve mentioned before, and most of us already know, our minds have minds of their own. All kinds of thoughts run through them on a daily basis: some … Continue reading

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PsychCentral – Ten Things OCD Doesn’t Want You to Know

I don’t know if I’ve ever smiled my way through an article on obsessive-compulsive disorder before, but I did when I read this recent post on PsychCentral. It’s a “fun” way to look at a serious disorder. My only disappointment … Continue reading

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OCD and Black and White Thinking

  I am continuing to share some of my older posts as I work on completing my book. The post below originally appeared in April 2012:  Obsessive-compulsive disorder is often accompanied by some cognitive distortions, which are basically inaccurate beliefs … Continue reading

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OCD and Mindfulness

For those of you not familiar with the concept of mindfulness, it is the act of focusing on the present moment in a nonjudgmental way. Just noticing and accepting what is. Anything strike you about this definition? To me, it … Continue reading

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OCD Research Studies and Thankfulness

In a recent post, I talked about two of the more common roadblocks for those seeking treatment for OCD: a shortage of qualified OCD treatment providers and adequate healthcare coverage. If you are fortunate to live near a large research … Continue reading

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