5 Things Every Child with OCD Should Know: Here is #1

This video is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the guidance of a qualified professional.

OCD can make kids feel guilty, gross, or crazy. It is one of the main reasons why people often keep their intrusive thoughts and feelings to themselves. 

Five things every child should know if they struggle with OCD. Here is the first one.

What if people think I’m crazy?

What if they think I’m weird?

What if they think I’m sick or disgusting?

The truth is, we all have intrusive thoughts and feelings. We all have thoughts that feel foreign, bizarre, or disturbing. Many of us might hyperfocus on a bodily function or get an image or song stuck in our head.

The difference is when you have OCD your gears get stuck, your filter doesn’t work and these thoughts and feelings stick around. They stick around long enough for you to notice. Long enough for you to give them an inflated level of importance and significance. 

In this 5 part series, I’m taking you through the 5 things every child with OCD should know. To watch #1 click below to watch the Youtube video. Stay tuned for next week when I talk about #2. Click here to subscribe to my channel so you don’t miss this YouTube series.

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