Does Your Child Worry Accepting OCD Thoughts Means They Agree with Them?
This video is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the guidance of a qualified professional.
As therapists, we teach people with OCD to accept their intrusive thoughts without doing compulsions. We might even suggest that they sarcastically agree with their OCD thoughts so they don’t fall into the trap of arguing with OCD.
But what if OCD uses those skills against them? What if OCD tells them that because they are able to accept or even sarcastically agree with their intrusive thoughts that somehow they are true?
In this week’s Youtube video I talk to kids and teens about how OCD can try to outsmart them and how they can stand their ground.
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