If you have trouble using Shoulders Back/Man in the Park because you keep transacting with your OCD in your mind, otherwise known as “mentally ritualizing” or what some call “pure-O,” read about an ERP technique that’s a bridge tool to help you develop the strength to do Shoulders Back/Man in the Park effectively.
The man in the park metaphor is one I use all the time with clients to explain how to most effectively handle OCD.
I wrote a 5-part series for my Beyond the Doubt Psychology Today blog called The Best TED Talks for People with OCD, plus an additional post related to Part 4 about how to feel more connected to others.
Make the most of your recovery journey with six steps. Read this post on my Beyond the Doubt Psychology Today blog.
How to turn OCD's little wins into BIG victories for your recovery. Read this post on my Beyond the Doubt Psychology Today [...]
But you can have an amazing, joyful life anyway! Read this post on my Beyond the Doubt Psychology Today blog.
Why my OCD is very sorry it threw a tantrum in a train station. Read this post on my Beyond the [...]