OCD Isn’t Always a Fear, Sometimes it is a Feeling
This video is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the guidance of a qualified professional.
OCD isn’t always a fear. This can confuse not only parents and kids but even therapists. We can be digging and digging feeling like we are missing something when in reality the problem is right in front of us.
OCD doesn’t have to be about fear. There are many OCD themes that center around a feeling. These can be feelings of disgust, grossness, not just right or a feeling of incompleteness to name a few.
The core fear is that these uncomfortable feelings may never go away. We tackle these feelings the same way we tackle any other OCD theme, by learning how to sit in the discomfort they bring.
In this week’s Youtube video I talk to kids and teens about how OCD doesn’t have to be a fear and can be a feeling instead.
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