In this weeks episode, Kelley Franke, LMFT, and Lauren Rosen, LMFT, answer listeners questions. Some questions they cover include:
1. What can trigger OCD?
2. What language can be used when supporting a loved one with OCD?
3. Does suppressing make OCD …
Episode 41 OCD and Other Anxiety Disorders In this Episode of Purely OCD, your show hosts Kelley Franke, LMFT and Lauren Rosen, LMFT, are joined by special guests from the UK, Emma Garrick (The Anxiety Whisperer) and Lisa Towers (Simply Anxious) In their discussion about OCD and other Anxiety Disorders they talk about: Their lived experiences…Read More
Episode 44 OCD in the Workplace In this episode of Purely OCD, Lauren Rosen, LMFT and Kelley Franke, LMFT, discuss OCD in the Workplace. To begin with, they cover common obsessions and compulsions as it relates to the work environment. They also answer questions from viewers about sharing their disorder with a boss and tackling time consuming…Read More
In this weeks episode, Lauren Rosen, LMFT, and Kelley Franke, LMFT, continue their discussion on acceptance. To begin with, they talk about how acceptance related to having OCD is an important part of recovery. They also cover the key practice of accepti…Read More
Episode 38 Our “Favorite” Things About OCD, Part 3 1:20: Lauren Rosen, LMFT, and Kelley Franke, LMFT, talk about their “Favorite Things” once again on this third installation of their holiday special. This week’s theme is IDENTITY CRISIS!! I.e., How OCD makes you question everything about your identity, like: – “What if I’m not…Read More
Episode 37 Our “Favorite” Things About OCD, Part 2 Mental Compulsions In this episode, your show hosts Kelley Franke, LMFT, and Lauren Rosen, LMFT, continue to discuss their “(not so) favorite things” about OCD. To set up the theme, Lauren sings, “Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens.” Kelley adds, OCD can be a “pain in the rear, reindeer”!…Read More
Episode 36 Our “Favorite” Things About OCD, Part 1 For the next several episodes, your show hosts Kelley Franke, LMFT, and Lauren Rosen, LMFT, are discussing their “favorite things” (read sarcastically) about OCD. So, basically, the ways in which OCD is tricky and gets us stuck. The two talk about navigating these pitfalls, accepting uncertainty and much, much more. The…Read More
Episode 20 Obsessing about Recovery, Part 1 In this episode of Purely OCD, your show hosts Lauren and Kelley talk about Obsessing about Recovery. They cover typical obsessions and compulsions in this subtype. They also talk about treatment in the form of Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). The two discuss issues that arise in this…Read More