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.
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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.
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Nathan Peterson specializes in working with OCD and Anxiety related disorders and has done so for the past 7+ years.