#49 Sharing Allowed: Real Therapy Session w/ Patient “Jared,” Part 2 of 4

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Sharing our true feelings with others can feel like a risk. But as Anxiety & OCD patient “Jared” will attest, that risk can bring remarkable rewards. In the second installment of this 4-part series, Dr. Maggie and “Jared” explore the root causes of avoidance, the value of vulnerability and accepting support, and the benefits of turning toward your shadow and exposing it to the light of community.

Disclaimer: Please consult your doctor or therapist before attempting any strategies shared.

2:24 – Experiential avoidance

7:31 – The role of upbringing in avoidance

8:30 – Hopelessness & helplessness

11:19 – Turning toward depression

13:38 – Facing shame

16:12 – The importance of support

19:29 – Committed to self-care

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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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