In this week’s episode of Your Anxiety Toolkit Podcast, we brought back a special guest who is favorite among the CBT School community: Jon Hershfield, LMFT.
This podcast episode is all about the management of specific obsessions related to physical harm and violence, which—in OCD terms—we call Harm Obsessions or Harm OCD (if you meet the requirements for a diagnosis of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD).
Jon answers some very important questions for you, including:
I really enjoyed this episode with Jon and truly hope that it helps those experiencing harm obsessions: thoughts, images, urges, impulses (Harm OCD).
Click HERE to get more info on Jon’s most recent book, Overcoming Harm OCD: Mindfulness and CBT Tools for Coping with Unwanted Violent Thoughts. In this book, Jon focuses on violent obsessions in particular. He addresses the fear of harmful identity, fear of impulsively harming someone else, fear of impulsively harming oneself, fear of impulsively harming one’s children.
Visit the below for more info on Jon Hershfield:
WE ARE SO EXCITED TO SHARE THE GOOD NEWS WITH YOU…A HUGE SURPRISE!
Starting yesterday, January 28th, 2019, CBT School is offering our FREE webinar called 10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OCD.” This FREE online video course explains exactly what Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is, the treatment for it, and the complicating factors that can come up during the process.
The webinar is available for one week ONLY and will run every day at 6:00 pm PST. Do not worry if you are not able to attend at 6:00 pm! The day after signing up, you will receive a free replay in your inbox and you can watch it at a time that is convenient for you. We are thrilled to be sharing this FREE educational resource with you!
Click HERE to sign up!
That’s not the last of the good news!! ERP School is COMING BACK! Exposure and Response Prevention School is a video-based online course that teaches you the skills and tools I teach my clients in my office. The course includes modules on:
There are also a variety of downloadable PDF’s that you can access in the course, along with activities to help guide you in best applying ERP to your specific obsessions and compulsions.
We are so thrilled to share ERP with you and, if you are not already, would love to have you join us and the CBT School Community.
Click HERE to sign up for ERP School.
It's a beautiful day to do hard things!
About Kimberley Quinlan
Kimberley Quinlan is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Eating Disorders, Panic Disorder and Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRB’s). Kimberley is highly trained in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), with a heavy emphasis on Exposure Response Prevention (ERP), and has been practicing meditation and mindfulness for many years. Kimberley has a special interest in the integration of mindfulness principles with CBT for OCD, Anxiety Disorders, and Eating Disorders. Kimberley has experience treating adults, adolescents, and children, and tailors each program to suit the age and cognitive development of each client. Kimberley has a private practice in Calabasas and Westlake Village.
For more information, you can find Kimberley at the following:
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