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Intensive CBT: How fast can I get better?

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Published: October 23, 2018

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pradnya kachhava
November 15, 2018

Going to therapy isn’t exactly a skill, but the train of thought behind the therapy is something that needs to be learned so I can see how a deeper immersion would be beneficial. I prefer EMDR therapy myself though.

Adam Coleman
November 05, 2018

Interesting. I know when learning a new skill such as glassworking I benefited much more from practicing 8 hours a day for week over 1 hour a week over 8 week classes.

Going to therapy isn’t exaclt a skill, but the train of though behind the therapy is something that needs to be learned so I can see how a deeper imersion would be beneficial. I prefer EMDR therapy myself though.

Janet Singer
October 24, 2018

Interesting article. My son had OCD so severe he could not even eat, and CBT in the form of exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy saved his life. I recount my family’s story in my critically acclaimed book, Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery (Rowman & Littlefield, January 2015) and discuss all aspects of the disorder on my blog at http://www.ocdtalk.wordpress.com.
I would proceed with caution with “flooding” (as in I-CBT)those with OCD as it often backfires:
https://wordpress.com/posts/ocdtalk.wordpress.com?s=ocd+and+flooding

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