Rewire Your Ocd Brain: Powerful Neuroscience-Based Skills to Break Free from Obsessive Thoughts and Fears (Paperback)
Rewire the brain processes that cause obsessions and compulsions--and take back your life
If you've ever wondered why you seem to get trapped in an endless cycle of obsessive, compulsive thoughts, you don't have to wonder anymore. Grounded in cutting-edge neuroscience and evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Rewire Your OCD Brain will show you how and why your brain gets stuck in a loop of obsessive thinking, uncertainty, and worry; and offers the tools you need to short-circuit this response and get your symptoms under control--for good.
Written by clinical psychologist Catherine Pittman and clinical neuropsychologist William Youngs, this groundbreaking book will show how neurological functions in your brain lead to obsessions, compulsions, and anxiety. You'll also find tons of proven-effective coping strategies to help you manage your worst symptoms--including relaxation, exercise, healthy sleep habits, cognitive restructuring, cognitive defusion, distraction, and mindfulness.
The brain is powerful, and the more you work to change the way you respond to obsessive thoughts, the more resilient you'll become. If you're ready to rewire the brain processes that lie at the root of your obsessive thoughts, this book has everything you need to get started today.
About the Author
Catherine M. Pittman, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of anxiety disorders and brain injuries. She is professor of psychology at Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, IN, where she has taught for more than thirty years. William H. Youngs, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist with a private practice in clinical neuropsychology in the greater South Bend, IN, area. He served as a clinical neuropsychologist with Memorial Hospital of South Bend for twenty-five years, and a visiting assistant professor of psychology at Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, IN; where he has taught undergraduate courses in neuropsychology, cognitive psychology, psychological assessment, abnormal psychology, and theories of personality.