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Dr Steven Phillipson: Two of the most common spike themes of OCD (#290)

The OCD Stories

In episode 290 I interviewed Dr Steven Phillipson. Steven is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD. Steven is the Clinical Director at the Center for Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy in New York. We discuss two of the most common spike themes of OCD: What if this never goes away, and how do I know this is OCD and not an authentic concern?, he normalises the process of OCD and the emotions that fuel it, the mistakes some people make in their recovery mindset, when OCD pops up in your mind when you wake, we discuss the idea of irrelevance, the recovery mindset, he shares plenty of examples and illustrations, and much more. Hope it helps. Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/episode/dr-steven-phillipson-290 The podcast is made possible by NOCD. To find out more about NOCD, their therapy plans and if they currently take your insurance head over to https://go.treatmyocd.com/theocdstories

52mins

15 Aug 2021

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Dr Steven Phillipson: Brain Voice vs Gatekeeper Voice (#275)

The OCD Stories

In episode 275 I interviewed Dr Steven Phillipson. Steven is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD. Steven is the Clinical Director at the Center for Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy in New York. In this episode, we talk about his thinking around the brain voice vs gatekeeper voice, knowing the difference between the brain voice and the gatekeeper voice, we do a role play using one of the areas that cause me anxiety, he uses this role play to demonstrate the brain voice vs the gatekeeper voice, the idea of writing the headline with the gatekeeper, the paradox of anxiety, self-compassion for the brain voice, and much more more. Hope it helps.  Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/episode/dr-phillipson-brain-voice-gatekeeper-voice-275 The podcast is made possible by NOCD. To find out more about NOCD, their therapy plans and if they currently take your insurance head over to https://go.treatmyocd.com/theocdstories

54mins

2 May 2021

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Dr Steven Phillipson - Somatic OCD (Sensorimotor OCD) (#263)

The OCD Stories

In episode 263 I chat with Dr Steven Phillipson. Steven is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD. Steven is the Clinical Director at the Center for Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy in New York. In this episode I chat with Steven about what is somatic (sensorimotor) OCD, neutral obsessions, obsessions and compulsions of this theme, how depersonalisation/derealisation may be a subset of this theme, how certain personality styles may play into this theme, how often he sees this theme in his private practice, he gives case examples, the focus of therapy for this theme, examples of exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP), why Steve gets his patients to record each therapy session, what he wishes he knew when he started his journey in therapy, Steve’s biggest life influences, and much much more. Hope it helps. Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/episode/dr-steven-phillipson-somatic-ocd-263 The podcast is made possible by and sponsored by NOCD. To find out more about NOCD, their therapy plans and if they currently take your insurance head over to https://go.treatmyocd.com/theocdstories

53mins

7 Feb 2021

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Dr Steven Phillipson - When OCD Involves Others (#253)

The OCD Stories

In episode 253 I chat with Dr Steven Phillipson. Steven is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD. Steven is the Clinical Director at the Center for Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy in New York. In this episode I chat with Steven about when other people are the focus of one’s obsessions, he sets up the episode by explaining his view of OCD for context, Dr Phillipson gives a lot of different therapy examples across many themes, how people’s OCD themes involve others, advice and words of hope for the partners and family members who may be the recipient of one’s obsessions, some of the compulsions that may be paired with these obsessional themes, misophonia, I ask him 3 questions about himself and his therapy practice at the end and much much more. Hope it helps. Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/episode/dr-steven-phillipson-when-ocd-involves-others-253

43mins

22 Nov 2020

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Dr Steven Phillipson - Things that complicate the success of ERP (#247)

The OCD Stories

In episode 247 I chat with Dr Steven Phillipson. Steven is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD. Steven is the Clinical Director at the Center for Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy in New York. In this episode I chat with Steve about why some people get more from Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy (ERP) quicker than others, what is ERP and why it works, what are some common reasons that complicate the success of ERP, he gives plenty of OCD theme examples, when the need to do therapy right can become a secondary obsession itself, the idea of irrelevance, how the therapeutic relationship can affect treatment outcomes, the importance of homework, the importance of doing response prevention when doing exposures, why it’s ok if you don’t get anxious when doing an exposure, mental compulsions, educating significant others, an ideal mindset for doing ERP, why starting too high up the ERP hierarchy may not be a good thing, why building on success in therapy is helpful, how desperation and control can interfere with therapy, and much much more. Hope it helps. Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/episode/dr-steven-phillipson-things-that-complicate-the-success-of-erp-247 The podcast is sponsored by NOCD. To find out more about NOCD, their therapy plans and if they currently take your insurance head over to https://go.treatmyocd.com/theocdstories

1hr 4mins

11 Oct 2020

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Dr Steven Phillipson - (Call me Steve) The therapeutic relationship

The OCD Stories

In episode 221 of The OCD Stories podcast I chat with Dr Steven Phillipson. Steven is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD. He co-founded the first Support group for OCD sufferers in the New York area in 1987. Steven is the Clinical Director at the Center for Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy. Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/podcast/dr-steven-phillipson-the-therapeutic-relationship

1hr 6mins

12 Apr 2020

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Dr Steven Phillipson - Exposure and Response Prevention (Ep200)

The OCD Stories

Episode 200 is here. The timing is perfect, as we broke 2 million downloads last night. Thank you so much for being on this journey with the show. It’s been a long and rewarding 4 years. I hope the podcast continues to support and inspire you in your recovery. I appreciate you!  Support this show In episode 200 of The OCD Stories podcast I chat with Dr Steven Phillipson. Steven is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD. He co-founded the first Support group for OCD sufferers in the New York area in 1987. Steven is the Clinical Director at the Center for Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy. Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/podcast/dr-steven-phillipson-exposure-and-response-prevention

50mins

17 Nov 2019

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Dr Steven Phillipson - Magical thinking in OCD (Ep183)

The OCD Stories

In episode 183 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Dr Steven Phillipson. Steven is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD. In this episode Steven talks about magical thinking and thought-action fusion. Hope it helps.  Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/podcast/dr-steven-phillipson-magical-thinking-in-ocd

46mins

21 Jul 2019

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Dr Steven Phillipson - Two Tail Spikes in OCD (Ep182)

The OCD Stories

In episode 182 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Dr Steven Phillipson. Steven is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD. We talk about two tail spikes in OCD. Hope it helps!  Show notes: https://theocdstories.com/podcast/dr-steven-phillipson-two-tail-spikes-in-ocd

29mins

14 Jul 2019

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Dr Steven Phillipson - "I'm a bit OCD". What actually is OCD? (Ep120)

The OCD Stories

In episode 120 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Dr Steven Phillipson. Steven is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD. We talk about what Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) actually is, what Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD) is and how they differ. Hope it helps. Show notes: http://theocdstories.com/podcast/dr-steven-phillipson-what-actually-is-ocd Get exclusive podcasts and content by becoming a member of the podcast find out more here >> All the best, Stu

33mins

29 Apr 2018

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