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Mostly UsefulHe Really Lays very usefulHe really lays all out He does a brief overview of OCD but doesn t belabor it after all most of US WHO ARE READING THIS BOOK who are reading this book about it first hand He describes the various manifestations and related disorders how their presence can present challenges and how those challenges can be overcome It s true that it s all treated mainly the same way but it s naive to deny that there are uniue challenges to each theme He helps the reader design individualized recovery plans through numerous exercises He addresses family and friends teaching them how they can best support their loved ones with OCD He lays out a clear plan to avoid major relapses and stay better Finally he leaves the reader with resources for further help including information on support groups organizations therapists etc He takes all of this complicated material and makes it easy learn to live with uncertainty and your life will improveI m confident in saying that this is the best book on OCD I ve ever read I absolutely recommend it to both the individual just learning about OCD and the learned experienced individual I will need to reread this one but importantly I will use its tools to beat my OCD I ve been to therapy for a decade but it never clicked in my headThis book lays out all the therapy in an easy to understand way It really spells it out and makes sure you understandIt provides so many solutions for the condition You will be an expert in OCD disorder after reading it You ll now exactly what you can do every day and every moment to manage and help overcome your symptomsThis is a condition that takes work to get over This book tells you what the work is you need to do Honestly one of the best books on OCD I have read Grayson s suggestions are effective and evidence based They are also comprehensive and nuanced For example he doesn t neglect the cognitive part of CBT and addresses cognitive disortions Yet he shows us how does this without falling into reassurance Also he is not against medication I would give this book no stars if I could I have OCD that is completely under control without ever having to go to the EXTREMES outlined in this book Was reading this book to see if it could help a family member and ended up throwing this book in the trash As someone who worked for years in wound care and was trained in how germs workspread etc to protect myself and my patients from very serious illness necrotizing fasciitis hepatitis staph etc the advice in this book to touch dumpsters and toilets and lick hands contaminate all surfaces in one s house including all eating utensils with those germs etc is barba. Guide readers in identifying their specific type of OCD and help track their progress in treatmentCase studies from Dr Graysons revolutionary and profoundly successful treatment programBlueprints for programs tailored to particular manifestations of OCDPreviously unexplored manifestations of OCD such as obsessive staring Relationship OCD R OCD obsessive intolerance of environmental sounds and chewing soundsTherapy scripts to help individuals develop their own therapeutic. This book is a phenomenal resource for anyone struggling with obsessive compulsive disorder I have used a combination of several sources and workbooks and Dr Grayson s is by far the most thorough If you are struggling to wrap your head around a diagnosis or cannot afford treatment with a specialist although treatment with a professional is always recommended or if you are receiving treatment but still find yourself caught in the endless cycles of but what if it s not OCD it s x then you have come to the right place Dr Grayson writes with a familial tone that makes you feel as though you are working through a diagnosis with him in his office The writing is supportive but firm without granting the reassurance of absolute certainty that obsessive compulsive disorder so vehemently demands If you are willing to do the work you can devise a full treatment plan and make real strides in your recovery Very pleased with this book Will recommend The first and foremost problem with OCD patients is that they feel there is nothing wrong with them They are just happen to be too clean or methodical or orderly or follow I ve read numerous books on OCD and anxiety including Getting Control and The Imp of the Mind by Lee Baer You Are Not Your Brain by Jeffrey Control and The Imp of the Mind by Lee Baer You Are Not Your Brain by Jeffrey Overcoming Obsessive Thoughts by Clark and Purdon and Hope and Help for Your Nerves by Claire Weekes I recommend each of these books in their own way especially The Imp of the Mind and Hope and Help for Your Nerves Each one has helped me recover from a period of anxiety However Dr Grayson s book is on another levelI m an OCD sufferer having gone through many different forms over the years including Harm OCD obsessing about obsessing health concerns Relationship OCD and others Other books were good and they provided a lot of good reassurance but as you may now with OCD reassurance isn t always a good thing I found little to no reassurance in this book instead I found strong motivation tools for recovery and resources to support me in the processDr Grayson is a big proponent of Exposure and Response Prevention the gold standard of OCD treatment today In a way there s uite a bit of tough love but that s exactly what we need And at the risk of sounding less OCD and schizophrenic it s like Dr Grayson could read my mind So many times he said You re probably thinking or You
know that and he was almost always right He has a deep that and he was almost always right He has a deep understanding of the OCD mind His understanding was evident than any other author I ve readWhile reading previous books I ignored exercises because I thought they were silly contrived or unnecessary He addresses this mentality and I found myself doing all of. Nearly six million Americans suffer from the symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder which can manifest itself in many ways paralyzing fear of contamination; unmanageable checking rituals; excessive concern with order symmetry and counting; and others Freedom from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder provides Dr Jonathan Graysons revolutionary and compassionate program for finally breaking the cycle of overwhelming fear and endless rituals includingSelf assessment tests that. Ric and unethical and dangerous especially to those with lowered immune systems The author prides himself not only on contaminating himself and his treatment center daily but also in contaminating paper cups at random public water coolers as well as priding himself for going many years without ever washing his hands after using the bathroom Does he not realize the immunocompromised people he is putting in danger Does he not care Just because he lives through it does not mean someone with a suppressed immune system can or will There can be a healthy medium even for those with OCD "like myself Yes I have controlled germ fears I am able to wash "myself Yes I have controlled germ fears I am able to wash hands and practice good hygiene without ritualizing and obsessing and so can you The current COVID pandemic is a perfect example of how easily germs can and do spread If not for ourselves we need to be responsible for those around us that cannot fight off illness those with Trisomy 18 many of which are children those fighting cancer etc We have a right as humans to do what we can to protect those with fragile health that are vulnerable to disease What might be a cold to some could ill another There are SO MANY AMAZING books on OCD our there Skip this one I am in private practice of CBT This book is written by a true expert whom I had never heard of until a colleague told me of his form downloads After viewing I realized I d get something from the book itself Gradually going through the book to improve my existing skills Always something to learn and this book is an example of that I have read many books on OCDand frankly speaking i found brain lock overrated but this is simply the best book on OCD You will be blown away not once but many times reading this book because the author has put so much of thought process while writing this book I don t now that why this book is not so famous This is simply agem hidden in so many ocd books the hidden in so many OCD books The thing about this book is that although it is averagely long read but it is to the point and not like brain lock in which i personally felt that the author is repeatedly saying the same thing again and again do Not Get Me Wrong Brain get me wrong brain is not a bad book it is perhaps the best book to understand what causes ocd in our brain but apart from that i think their is nothing in that bookone great author for OCD is TOM HERSFIELD He has written many books about seperate OCDs I have read his one book on OCD and found it great short and too the point Book is good well written and easy to understand the medical terms They have explained in layman terms No I dont check the locks twice Three stars because paper uality is very very poor looks like counterfeit cop. Voice to motivate themselves to succeedNew therapies used in conjunction with exposure techniuesTrigger sheets for identifying and planning for obstacles that arise in treatmentInformation on building a support groupAnd much Demystifying the process of OCD assessment and treatment this indispensable book helps sufferers make sense of their own compulsions through frank unflinching self evaluation and provides not only the nowledge of how to changebut the courage to do.
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