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KD Holmes, LPC and OCD

Are You Lost in Your Obsessive Brain?

Many of the individuals I work with (myself included) are plagued by an obsessive brain. Obsessive brains are repetitive, stuck, living in a rabbit hole of thinking that leads to nowhere but feels real to the sufferer.  These individuals are often diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, which is composed of obsessions followed by compulsions.  

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KD Holmes, LPC and Social Anxiety

Did you know...I have Social Anxiety!

Many of my clients would never guess that I have social anxiety.   If you watch my videos, it would seem highly unlikely that I become overwhelmed when I am around a group of people I don't know.  There is a big misnomer that if we know better we do better...but knowing is not learning.  The two are completely different concepts.  You can read a book about brain surgery, but doing it is a learning process based on lots of actions.

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Anxiety at KD Holmes, LPC and Associates

Why Am I so Nervous?

 

I have been called "nervous" since I was a child.  I would venture to say that large doses of caffeine and chocolate probably did not help my "nervousness".  As a small child, I would drink a coke and eat a bag of Hershey's chocolates and literally run in circles at family functions.  We still laugh at these memories.  

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