The Role of Resilience in the Treatment of OCD, Anxiety, and Depression: A Client Example

When my client Mary first came to see me, her resilience and stress tolerance were low. She sought treatment for OCD, perfectionism, and the resulting procrastination. As an

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I’m learning Inference Based CBT. Here’s what it taught me.

I am learning a new treatment for OCD called Inference Based CBT. And, I HATE learning new things. I don’t like the time it takes. I don’t like

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Perseverance in Anxiety and OCD Treatment: Making Miracles Happen

The role of perseverance in anxiety and OCD treatment is a powerful one. When we nurture it in our clients, it can make miracles happen. Sometimes it’s the

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Navigating the Complexities of a Therapeutic Relationship

Providing evidence-based treatment to clients with anxiety and OCD is not only ethical, but it is essential.  However, learning these treatments doesn’t help you navigate the complexities of

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What is interoceptive exposure?

Many therapists ask, what is interoceptive exposure? As CBT therapists, we look ways to help our anxious clients get well and to stop the suffering or limitations anxiety

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The Journey with Therapists New to CBT for Anxiety and OCD Begins

This past week I had the privilege of spending two days presenting the live version of our 12-hour CBT for Anxiety and OCD course to 46 therapists in

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We Are Capable of More Than We Believe

Recently, I was able to travel to Ireland but due to Covid restrictions all of our experiences had to be outdoors. That took us on many beautiful hikes

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Anxiety post-pandemic: Part 2 of 2

Transitions bring an opportunity for anxiety because by definition they involve moving to something new.  The anxiety triggers of transitions can be especially difficult post-pandemic.  But even outside

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Groundhog Day – Hitting the Pandemic Wall

For many of us, the pandemic and now the time we are moving into post-pandemic has created an unusual situation – life as an unbroken series of days

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