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The OCD Stories

Welcome to The OCD Stories, hosted by Stuart Ralph. The podcast has been heard over 3.5million times globally. Check out your first episode from our existing hundreds of episodes featuring experts, and people experiencing symptoms just like you today. If you do, you may just feel understood, heard and possibly help you identify your next step in your own personal journey to healing. Disclaimer - this podcast is not a replacement for therapy. Please seek treatment from a licensed mental health professional.
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Dec 25, 2016

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This is a mini episode made up of some of the answers to the question "what advice do you have for people to live an amazing life?". I hope you find this helpful and inspiring to your OCD recovery.

Show notes: http://theocdstories.com/podcast/advice-for-an-amazing-life

Free mindfulness course: https://www.udemy.com/mindfulness-for-ocd/

This podcast is sponsored by nOCD.

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Dec 5, 2016

In episode 49 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Dr Kieron O'Connor. Kieron is a key researcher behind Inference Based Therapy (IBA) which he created to treat OCD. He shares the principles behind the therapy and insight into OCD. I hope it helps!

Show notes: http://theocdstories.com/podcast/kieron-oconnor-inference-based-therapy

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This podcast is also brought to you by nOCD. Download the app for free and they will donate $0.50 to an OCD charity on your behalf: http://m.treatmyocd.com/ocdstories

To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

Nov 27, 2016

In episode 48 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Stephen Smith. Stephen is the co-founder of the app nOCD. On this epsiode he shares with us the new features of the app and also some advice. I hope it helps!

Show notes: http://theocdstories.com/podcast/stephen-smith-treat-my-ocd

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To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

Nov 13, 2016

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In episode 46 of The OCD Stories podcast I was interviewed by Chetna of The East Bay Behavior Therapy Center. Chetna asked me some great questions about recovery, OCD, what the behind the scenes of The OCD Stories looks like and motivation. I hope it helps!

Show notes: http://theocdstories.com/podcast/a-day-in-the-life-of-stuart-ralph

This podcast is also brought to you by nOCD. Download the app for free and they will donate $0.50 to an OCD charity on your behalf: http://m.treatmyocd.com/ocdstories

To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

 

Nov 6, 2016

In episode 45 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Dr Jonathan Grayson. We chat about virtual camping, ERP, motivation in recovery and much much more. I hope it helps! 

Show notes: theocdstories.com/podcast/dr-jonathan-grayson-ocd-recovery-uncertainty-and-virtual-camping

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To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

 

Oct 23, 2016

In episode 43 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Dr Becky Beaton. We discuss motivation in recovery, approaching treatment from many angles and mindfulness, among much much more. Enjoy.

Show notes: http://theocdstories.com/podcast/dr-becky-beaton-hoarding-trauma-and-ocd

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To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

 

Oct 16, 2016

In episode 42 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Dr Reid Wilson. We chat about his approach to treating OCD. He offers some brilliant advice, for dealing with OCD. 

Show notes - http://theocdstories.com/podcast/dr-reid-wilson-stopping-the-noise-in-your-head

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This podcast is also brought to you by nOCD. Download the app for free and they will donate $0.50 to an OCD charity on your behalf: http://m.treatmyocd.com/ocdstories

To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

 

Oct 9, 2016

In episode 41 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Shala Nicely. You guys sent in some great questions which I asked Shala. Topics include sleep, starting ERP, mental checking and much much more.  

Show notes - http://theocdstories.com/podcast/shala-nicely-answers-your-ocd-recovery-questions

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This podcast is also brought to you by nOCD. Download the app for free and they will donate $0.50 to an OCD charity on your behalf: http://m.treatmyocd.com/ocdstories

To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

 

Sep 25, 2016

In episode 39 of the podcast I chat with OCD UK CEO Ashley Fulwood. Ashley shares some great advice for challenging OCD. 

Show notes - http://theocdstories.com/podcast/ashley-fulwood-ocd-uk/

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This podcast is also brought to you by nOCD. Download the app for free and they will donate $0.50 to an OCD charity on your behalf: http://m.treatmyocd.com/ocdstories

To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

 

Sep 18, 2016

In episode 38 of the podcast I chat with Morgan Rondinelli. Morgan is an OCD advocate and blogger. We talk about her recovery, what helped her and ERP therapy. Hope it helps... 

Show notes: http://theocdstories.com/podcast/morgan-rondinelli-my-ocd-voice

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This podcast is also brought to you by nOCD. Download the app for free and they will donate $0.50 to an OCD charity on your behalf: http://m.treatmyocd.com/ocdstories

To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

 

Aug 30, 2016

In episode 36 of the podcast I chat with Duncan CJ. Duncan is the host of the Spirit Pig podcast. He interviews people all over the world about fulfilment. He doesn't have OCD but I wanted to get him on the show to share his advice for living a fulfilled life. Hope it helps... 

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This podcast is also brought to you by nOCD. Download the app for free and they will donate $0.50 to an OCD charity on your behalf: http://m.treatmyocd.com/ocdstories

To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

 

Aug 29, 2016

DISCLAIMER - This is an exploratory interview into the potential of psychedelics as a treatment for OCD. This is NOT a how to guide. If you take psychedelics, you do so at your own risk. 

In episode 35 of the podcast I chat with comedian Adam Strauss about his use of psychedelics as a potential treatment for OCD. We discuss the legality of it all and the future potential. Adam also shares the importance of acceptance and ACT.  Hope it helps.  

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This podcast is also brought to you by nOCD. Download the app for free and they will donate $0.50 to an OCD charity on your behalf: http://m.treatmyocd.com/ocdstories

To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

 

Aug 21, 2016

In episode 34 of the podcast I chat with Julia Gottwald. Julia is researching Adolescent OCD. We discuss why teenagers with OCD are different from adults with OCD. We look at why teenagers with OCD could have a different treatment plan from adults. This is an interesting and inspiring conversation about OCD and OCD research. Hope it helps.  

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To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

Aug 14, 2016

In episode 33 of the podcast I chat with Jeff Bell, author of two books on OCD. Jeff shares his great advice for recovery from OCD, including the importance of purpose and service. We talk about his book "When in doubt, make belief". Hope it helps.  

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This podcast is also brought to you by nOCD. Download the app for free and they will donate $0.50 to an OCD charity on your behalf: http://m.treatmyocd.com/ocdstories

To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

 

Jul 25, 2016

I may have a sore throat but I didn't want to let that stop me from sharing something. Recovery from OCD is possible. I hope this mini-episode inspires you. 

To your success,
Stuart and The OCD Stories team

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Jul 17, 2016

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In episode 30 of The OCD Stories podcast I talked with Stephen Smith. Stephen co-founded the app nOCD. The app tracks and measures obsessions and compulsions. It's a great app and is free -check it out. Stephen also shares some great advice from his own OCD journey. Enjoy. 

To your success,
Stuart and The OCD Stories team

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Jul 10, 2016

In episode 29 of The OCD Stories podcast I talked with Catlin A. Palmer. Catlin is part native American. We discuss his culture and how this impacted his mental health. Catlin is a life coach with a background in social work. He talks about his battles with Pure O, depression and social anxiety. We also discuss addiction, and how to overcome it. Enjoy.

To your success,
Stuart and The OCD Stories team

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Jul 3, 2016

In episode 28 of the podcast I discuss some of the OCD books that I've read, in the hopes it helps you decide your next book for your recovery! 

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Stuart and The OCD Stories team

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Jun 26, 2016

In episode 27 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Dr Guy Doron. I first interviewed Guy in January for episode 5. Guy is one of the leading researchers in relationship OCD (rOCD), and along with his team he his uncovering important information about this subtype of OCD. He has recently co-created an app for ROCD recovery. This episode offers general OCD advice, so don't worry if you don't suffer with ROCD. OCD is OCD.

To your success,
Stuart and The OCD Stories team

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Jun 19, 2016

In episode 26 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Ed Renshaw. Ed first wrote his OCD story for the website in 2015. I've since got to know Ed well, and wanted to get him on the show to share his journey and inspiration with you. Enjoy...

To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

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Jun 12, 2016

In episode 25 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Andy. Andy is an artist, photographer and the illustrator behind the popular OCD Instagram account OCD Maestro. Enjoy...

To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

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Jun 6, 2016

In episode 24 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Lily Bailey. Lily is a model and author. I interviewed her in episode 12 of the podcast to hear her story, and find what helped her in her journey. In this episode we  talk about her new book "Because we are bad: OCD and a girl lost in thought". 

To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

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May 23, 2016

In episode 22 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Mary. Mary was featured in the book "Daring to challenge OCD", and has some wonderful advice to share. Enjoy...

To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

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May 8, 2016

In episode 20 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Dr Chad LeJeune. Chad is a professor of psychology at the University of San Francisco. He has more than 20 years experience treating people with anxiety problems. Chad is also the author of the book “The Worry Trap” which is reviewed at 4.9 stars out of 5.

To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

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May 1, 2016

In episode 19 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Eric Kupers. Eric is Associate Professor, at Cal State University East Bay, in the Department of Theatre. He is also Dance Co-Director, at the Dandelion Dance theater. We talk about his recovery, medication, EMDR and relationships. 

To your success,

Stuart and The OCD Stories team

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