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OCD Exposure Therapy Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with an OCD Exposure Therapy Worksheet which will help you in facing and overcoming your anxiety and distress behind your OCD symptoms.

What is an OCD Exposure Therapy Worksheet?

OCD stands for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, it is a serious disorder that is about having obsessive thoughts that lead to compulsions. It is a common, chronic, and long-lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and/or behaviors (compulsions) that he or she feels the urge to repeat over and over. Exposure therapy is a technique in behavior therapy to treat anxiety disorders. Exposure therapy involves exposing the target patient to the anxiety source or its context without the intention to cause any danger. Doing so is thought to help them overcome their anxiety or distress. This worksheet will allow you to deliberately expose yourself to the situation which causes you OCD symptoms so that you are able to cope with them.

How an OCD Exposure Therapy Worksheet will help?

It will help you to become less sensitive to OCD-provoking situations. It will help you to increase your ability to tolerate your symptoms. When you would be able to tolerate your symptoms then it would no longer affect you.

Instructions on how to use an OCD Exposure Therapy Worksheet

Follow step-by-step instructions of exposure therapy for your OCD symptoms.

You can download this worksheet here.

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Conclusion

On this page, we provided you with an OCD Exposure Therapy Worksheet which hopefully helped you in becoming less sensitive and tolerant towards your OCD symptoms.

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.

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Amanda Knowles

Amanda Knowled is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.