DR. CATHERINE PITTMAN
My anxiety mentor, Dr. Catherine Pittman, joins us on the show for the third time to discuss her latest book Rewire Your OCD Brain: Powerful Neuroscience-Based Skills to Break Free from Obsessive Thoughts and Fears.
Dr. Catherine Pittman, Ph.D., HSPP, is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and psychology professor at Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, IN. A practicing clinical psychologist treating anxiety for over 30 years, she's also experienced in neuropsychological rehabilitation for individuals who have experienced brain injuries or strokes.
Teaching is one of Catherine's greatest joys, so I thought it would be fun to switch things up a bit. Rather than me asking all the questions, I wanted to give you a look into what it’d feel like to sit inside one of her classes.
Today’s lecture focuses on how and why your brain gets stuck in a loop of obsessive thinking, uncertainty, and worry, and the tools you need to short-circuit this response and get your symptoms under control—for good.
TODAY, WE'RE CHATTING ABOUT…
- Who Rewire Your OCD Brain is for
- What OCD is
- Where anxiety comes from in the brain
- Why you have symptoms when anxious
- The role the cortex plays in anxiety
- Why the amygdala is important
- Were fear memories are stored
- The importance of keeping your cortex calm if you live with OCD
- Why you need to get off the worry channel
- The benefits of worry
- How you can heal OCD
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