PSP 053: ERP for OCD & Anxiety: What it is and Why it is So Effective

When children are afraid or obsessed with a horrible thought you might think that the best way to help them is to teach them to get their mind “off of it.” Not only is this not effective, it can actually make anxiety and OCD worse. ERP for OCD and anxiety, also known as Exposure and Response Prevention is a counterintuitive therapy that has some parents running in the opposite direction. But let me tell you why this wacky approach not only works, but is the gold standard for treatment. The post PSP 053: ERP for OCD & Anxiety: What it is and Why it is So Effective appeared first on AT: Parenting Survival for All Ages.

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