What Is OCD?
You've probably ran into those tests that say:
"If this bothers you, you may have OCD: Take the test."?
Let's go through what OCD is and what it's not! I show how I respond to those who are quick to say, "we all have a little OCD in us." or "I wish I had OCD, then I could keep my kitchen cleaner."
OCD is not a joke. It is a serious condition. ?
??Bloopers at the end! ??
OCD Is Not A Joke
How to help someone with OCD
When it comes to those who struggle with OCD, their success in reducing symptoms often depends on efforts of family members, parents, friends, and loved ones. ??⠀
Family, friends, spouses, loved ones; this is for you. It's time to learn your role within your loved ones OCD treatment. We'll go through what to say when asked for reassurance and when you feel the need to accommodate.?⠀
As always, bloopers are at the end. ?
Parent help with OCD
How to stop reassuring with OCD
Fear of being gay
HOCD stands for Homosexual Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and is a term that is used to describe having unwanted intrusive thoughts in relation to your sexual preference. This is one of many topics of OCD. It is very different from thoughts about ‘coming out.’ HOCD is where you are heterosexual but are having obsessive thoughts that you are not.
Lets go through what HOCD looks like and the treatment. ?
What is HOCD?
Do I have HOCD?
What is postpartum OCD?
Have you ever experienced unwanted thoughts or images about bringing harm to your child? Do you find these thoughts unbearable, gut-wrenching, and yet, you can’t control them from entering your mind?
Have you noticed that the more you try to get rid of them, the more often they seem to terrorize you?
You may struggle with postpartum or perinatal OCD. Lets go through what it is, the causes, and treatment!
Anxiety after pregnancy
What is Perinatal OCD?
Nathan Peterson specializes in working with OCD and Anxiety related disorders and has done so for the past 7+ years.