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Treatment for OCD
April 26th, 2014

Treatment for OCD   Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)   Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, also called CBT, is an effective treatment for OCD. Approximately 7 out of 10 people with OCD will benefit from either CBT or medicine. For the people who benefit from CBT, they usually see their OCD symptoms reduced by 70 to 80%.  …

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OCD and Focussed Attention
April 12th, 2014

OCD and Focussed Attention¬† What we focus on is important. We have approx 70,000 thoughts a day. When we focus our attention on a distressing thought this tells the brain that thought is important. The brain then sends one, more of the distressing thoughts. When you change your response to thought, you then are showing…

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High frustration tolerance training as part of Effective Treatment for OCD
March 29th, 2014

High frustration tolerance training as part of Effective Treatment for OCD   Suffering with OCD can be exhausting and bewildering for both the sufferer and their loved ones. One of the difficulties that a person suffering with OCD experience is high levels of emotional arousal. Often in many cases the anxiety becomes the very thing…

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Treatment for Intrusive Thoughts OCD
March 27th, 2014

Treatment for Intrusive Thoughts OCD   Are you plagued by unwanted intrusive thoughts that come again and again causing you to feel anxious and fearful that the thoughts may mean something about you or are you afraid that you will act on the thoughts against your will. Firstly I would like to put your mind…

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Treatment for OCD
March 25th, 2014

Treatment for OCD   If your suffering on a daily basis and have tried CBT but it has not improved your OCD symptoms we can help you. When treating OCD it is important that one understands the nature of OCD. OCD fears can jump from one thing to another and although you may of had…

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Exposure Response Prevention for Effective Treatment for OCD
March 21st, 2014

Exposure Response Prevention for Effective Treatment for OCD   Exposure response prevention is the behavioral aspect of treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ( OCD) OCD is very habitual by nature. A person suffering with OCD has developed an irrational core belief born from their heightened emotional sensitivity and brain lock working together. When treating clients…

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Mindfulness based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Treatment for OCD
March 13th, 2014

Mindfulness based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Treatment for OCD Mindfulness is fast becoming very popular as a treatment choice for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Mindfulness is about training oneself to live in the present moment as oppose to being on auto pilot and not aware of the present moment. Many sufferers of OCD spend much time…

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Treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
March 12th, 2014

Treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)   The recommended treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) as stated by the NICE guidelines is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy also known as CBT. What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? The philosophy of CBT is that it is never the situation that creates a person emotional distress, but the meaning that…

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Exposure Response Prevention for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)Video by Jim Callner OCD Awareness Foundation USA
March 11th, 2014

Exposure Response Prevention as part of successful treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ( OCD) Video directed by Jim Callner from The Awareness Foundation for OCD USA. Exposure Response Prevention is a crucial aspect of successful treatment for OCD. Exposure therapy helps to dis-confirm a persons irrational core belief. During Intensive Treatment we spend 2 days…

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