In this episode of Purely OCD, Lauren Rosen, LMFT, and Kelley Franke, LMFT, discuss Sensorimotor OCD. Sensorimotor obsessions are considered “neutral” as there is nothing inherently scary about the sensory experiences that tend to pop up in this subtype or awareness of such sensations. In this form of OCD, the obsessions involve concerns about being aware of an experience forever or always having a thought or experience. This is similar to having a song stuck in your head and fearing it will never go away.
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