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Health Psychology and Human Nature

Apr 17, 2020

In todays episode you will learn a lot about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and the most effective treatment named Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). Doing what you fear without the compulsion is the hallmark of ERP. We also get into toxifying and detoxifying ways to relate to thoughts.

Dr. David A. Clark is a professor emeritus and a clinical psychologist who got training by no other than Aaron T. Beck, the father of cognitive therapy. His research focuses on vulnerability, cognitive factors, assessment and treatment of depression and anxiety, especially OCD. He has written numerous books and scientific publications.

If you want to learn more about how to handle your thoughts check out David’s book the Anxious Thoughts Workbook

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Have a terrific day.