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57: Optimism in OCD Recovery

This week on purely OCD podcast, Lauren and Kelley discuss how to maintain optimism in your recovery. They start the conversation by setting realistic expectations for what recovery looks like. They then discuss how to use self-compassion, cognitive …

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Episode 58: Optimism in OCD Recovery

Episode 58 Optimism in OCD Recovery In this week’s Purely OCD podcast episode, Lauren Rosen, LMFT, and Kelley Franke, LMFT, discuss optimism in OCD. The recovery journey can be long and full of bumps and dips along the way, so how can we make the process as effective as possible? And what can we do…

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Episode 57: Real OCD

Episode 57 Real OCD In light of OCD Awareness week, Lauren Rosen, LMFT, and Kelley Franke, LMFT, share their own OCD stories and experiences on today’s episode. What If Thoughts (6.57) Lauren: …if my mom had told me when I was 7 years old that ‘what if’ thoughts were common, and getting fixated on resolving…

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56: Managing Multiple OCD Themes

This week on the Purely OCD podcast, Lauren and Kelley discuss managing multiple themes of OCD. They start by discussing how common it is to experience multiple themes. The two also consider how to navigate new content when it pops up unexpectedly. Most …

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Episode 56: Managing Multiple OCD Themes

Episode 56 Managing Multiple OCD Themes In this week’s episode of Purely OCD, Lauren Rosen, LMFT, and Kelley Franke, LMFT, explore the subject of managing multiple OCD themes. It isn’t uncommon for those living with OCD to wonder whether or not they are dealing with multiple themes, how to manage them, and whether it is…

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57: Self-Compassion Part 2

This week on the Purely OCD podcast, Lauren and Kelley continue their discussion on self-compassion and OCD recovery. They start by discussing loving-kindness meditation, and how this can support people in the practice of self-compassion. They also discu…

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Episode 55: OCD and Self-Compassion, Part 2

In this episode, Kelley Franke, LMFT, and Lauren Rosen, LMFT, talk about self-compassion in OCD recovery. They define self-compassion and discuss how it can help individuals who are dealing with OCD. They also highlight ways in which this practice can tu…

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53: OCD and Community

This week on Purely OCD, Kelley Franke, LMFT, and Lauren Rosen, LMFT, talk about the role of community in OCD recovery. They start by sharing about their experience at the IOCDF Conference. They discuss the benefits of being surrounded by people who “get…

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Episode 54: OCD and Self Compassion (Part 1)

Episode 54 OCD and Self-Compassion (Part 1) Self-compassion is a key component required in the effective recovery of OCD. In this episode, Lauren Rosen, LMFT, and Kelley Franke, LMFT, discuss the importance of showing yourself kindness throughout your recovery journey and three distinct steps you can take and implement today. What is self-compassion? (2.19) Kelley:…

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Episode 46: False Memory OCD

Episode 46 False Memory OCD In this episode of Purely OCD, Lauren Rosen, LMFT and Kelley Franke, LMFT, discuss False Memory OCD.  To begin with, they cover common obsessions and compulsions as it relates to this subtype.  They also discuss the cross over between False Memory OCD and Real Event OCD.  They answer questions from viewers about a…

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