#32 Getting Comfortable w/ Discomfort – Wrap-Up Therapy Session w/ Patient “Sophie”

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How comfortable are you with the idea of just sitting with your discomfort? On this week’s episode, “Sophie,” our very first anonymous patient guest, is back to share her progress over the last six months, and to share some of the tools that have helped her cope with her fears around harming others, and getting comfortable with the idea that she won’t always be comfortable.

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1:34 – How “Sophie’s” OCD has changed in the last 6 months

2:22 – Framing up harm OCD

7:31 – Responsibility OCD & perfectionism

9:32 – Setting OCD ground rules

11:25 – Managing feelings of urgency

12:03 – The power of deliberately tolerating discomfort

14:45 – Don’t let your content put you on the defensive

16:56 – The underlying beliefs that make content stick

19:53 – ERP (Exposure Response Prevention)

26:48 – self-compassion

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Dr. Maggie Perry

I’m your host Dr. Maggie Perry, a licensed psychologist with a doctorate degree in clinical psychology. I am also the founder of the online group therapy platform Huddle.care.

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