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Why Standing Up To OCD Doesn’t Have To Be A White Knuckle Ride

We’ve all been there… We have a choice to make, are we going to continue doing what we know is making us sick. The actions that we habitually take that keep us stuck in the anxiety trap and unable to move forward in a positive way? Or are we going to do something different, something challenging, but ultimately very rewarding. With OCD it’s about playing

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perfectionism in OCD
Mindset

Building Self-Compassion To Let Go Of OCD Perfectionism

Perfectionism and OCD often go hand in hand. Whilst some types of perfectionism can be healthy and helpful, maladaptive perfectionism pours fuel on the fire. If you struggle with OCD you may feel like you have to do something ‘just right’ before you are able to move on from an obsession. This can take many different forms depending on the particular OCD theme that you

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Acceptance Commitment Therapy

OCD & Inner Healing

Although ERP is obviously a big part of the puzzle when it comes to OCD and anxiety, it’s not everything. Learning to face our fears and move towards the discomfort is the thing that teaches us that we can overcome the anxiety. But in my experience, ERP alone can be a lot like existing on a very limited diet. Yes you are going to get

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Mindset

Will I Ever Get Over OCD?

Let’s Get Your Power Back. Contact Me, Your First Session is Offered. When you struggle with OCD it can be hard to know if you are ever going to get better. Perhaps you start to make progress, only to feel like you keep going back to square one. In this article we take a look at the evidence and come to some surprising (and hopeful)

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OCD

How To Deal With Intrusive OCD Thoughts

Let’s Get Your Power Back. Contact Me, Your First Session is Offered. For many people one of the hardest things to deal with when it comes to OCD and anxiety is the intrusive thoughts that they experience. When taken seriously these thoughts can be very disturbing and can cause people to get stuck in a cycle of obsessive thinking that only leads in one direction,

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OCD

How To Help A Loved One That Has OCD

Let’s Get Your Power Back. Contact Me, Your First Session is Offered. Of course when someone close to us has OCD we want to do everything we can to help them. The problem is though that without an understanding of OCD the things that many people do to try and help, can actually make things worse. In this article i´ll explore what you can do

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