Dr. Kristen Mulcahy Interviews Rick, Who Overcame His OCD

Rick talks with Dr. Mulcahy about his OCD struggles, triumphs, and how Live OCD Free has helped him regain his life.

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Being able to tolerate our uncomfortable feelings allows us to move through them until they pass…

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Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) Therapy For Contamination Fears

Fear of contamination is a very common OCD symptom. The treatment for this type of fear involves exposing yourself to the things that make you feel contaminated without allowing yourself to engage in any compulsions such as washing, using hand sanitizer, changing clothes, or de-contaminating in any way.  


Don’t Forget About The Basics

Some very basic things often go overlooked in the treatment of OCD or other anxiety disorders. The following are important elements to assess and address as part of one’s treatment plan.  


How and Why Does ERP Work?

Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) is the only evidence-based therapy for OCD. It has been extensively researched and has been shown to significantly decrease symptoms in 70% of all cases.  


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