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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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KDH Counseling and OCD and ERP

Can ERP Help My OCD?

Many of my clients ask what ERP stands for?  Exposure Response Prevention sounds so formal and technical.  Simply put, it is a process that creates ORDER out of mental CHAOS. It works by systematically facing your obsessions while abstaining from your compulsions. ERP is helpful when combined with lots of other skills.

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