How To Stop A Panic Attack
Do you know what to do during a panic attack? Did you know there is treatment? It might look different than you’ve expected. Panic attacks can happen at any time and can often be mingled with stress, anxiety, or OCD. Let’s go through Panic Attacks, why you have them, and what to do with them.
What to do during a panic attack
Treatment for panic attacks
Sneaky compulsions for OCD and Anxiety
Have you asked for reassurance from a loved one and they have no idea that they just reassured you? This is an example of a sneaky compulsion. Are you doing them?
The following topics are covered:
----What Sneaky compulsions look like.
?Example of sneaky compulsions.
?What is a compulsion?
?Why doing a compulsion is dangerous.
?Talking about your OCD story can be helpful and harmful.
?What your job is when a loved one accommodates or reassures you.
?How our brain is designed to react to anxiety.
?Comparing problem-solving and having a headache.
Remember to "Face The Unknown" ?
DISCLOSURE: Although I am a licensed therapist. This video is not intended to replace medical advice. This is for information purposes only and should not be used to replace the guidance of a local mental health professional.
Compulsions are harmful
Compulsions do not help with OCD
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
This week is OCD awareness week. The challenge to #FaceYourFear was given. I choose to do something that I avoided in the past. I no longer need to feel anxious waiting for the next opportunity to do this exposure. When it comes to OCD, exposure and response prevention is the gold standard treatment. I try to demonstrate through this video how to react to an exposure and do it purposefully.
How To Do Exposure and Response Prevention
How To Use ERP
How To Face Your Fears
How To Treat Emetophobia Using Exposure and Response Prevention
Emetophobia is a phobia that causes overwhelming, intense anxiety pertaining to vomiting. This is seen as a subset of OCD. With this intense anxiety, individuals need to know what they can do to relieve symptoms and the fear. This is what you are going to learn!
Treatment for Emetophobia
How To Treat Emetophobia
Nathan Peterson specializes in working with OCD and Anxiety related disorders and has done so for the past 7+ years.