The “O” of OCD (obsessions) is treated differently from the “C” (compulsions.) Thai-An teaches us what really works! Compulsions can be treated with Response Prevention. The techniques for Obsessions include Flooding, Cognitive Techniques, Motivational Techniques for Outcome and Process Resistance, the Hidden Emotion Technique, and more.
281: Ask David: “Wants” vs “Needs,” Threats of Nuclear War, and purely obsessive OCD, with Special Guest, Dr. Matthew May
How to find happiness when reality looks bleak; Transforming our “Needs” into Wants; Dealing with Purely Obsessive OCD
How to treat stress, “general depression,” OCD, and more! Best types of psychotherapy homework.
184: Ask David: What Comes First? Negative Thoughts or Feelings? Solving the Chicken vs. the Egg Problem, and More!
David and Rhonda answer questions about TEAM therapy: Is there a cure for OCD?
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