The OCD & Anxiety Podcast
Episode - 11 - This Stand Up Comedian Has OCD - An OCD Autobiograhy With Andy

Episode - 11 - This Stand Up Comedian Has OCD - An OCD Autobiograhy With Andy

May 21, 2020

 

Todays OCD Autobiograhy is an interview with Andy, a stand up comedian and teacher, living in Barcelona. Andy goes into detail about his exeperiences of living with OCD and how CBT therapy has been helpful for him. We also discuss the benefits of using creative endeavours to manage anxiety. I really hope you enjoy it and find it helpful. 

To contact me, you can find me on Instagram @robertjamescoachinguk or you can check out my website www.robertjamescoaching.com

Disclaimer:

Robert James Pizey (of Robert James Coaching) is not a medical professional and is also not providing therapy or medical treatment. Robert James Pizey recommends that anyone experiencing anxiety or OCD to seek professional medical help straight away to get a medical opinion and rule out other conditions or illnesses. The comments and opinions as written on this site are simply that and are not to be taken as professional medical opinions. Robert James Pizey provides coaching, education, accountability and peer support around Anxiety through his own personal experiences.

Episode 10 - Interview with Dr Paula Freedman - An Anxiety & Addiction Specialist

Episode 10 - Interview with Dr Paula Freedman - An Anxiety & Addiction Specialist

May 14, 2020

In this episode we discuss how you can use mindfulness skills to deal with a range of mental health problems. Please do leave comments and if you can, give us a five star rating, go on, you know you want to.

Dr. Paula Freedman is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Chicago, Illinois, where she treats adults with anxiety, addictions, and eating disorders, runs body image groups, provides psychological testing, and oversees the training and supervision for clinical psychology graduate students working in her practice. She is also the author of The Addiction Recovery Workbook: Powerful Skills for Preventing Relapse Every Day (Althea Press). Dr. Paula enjoys using mindfulness practices to help clients connect to their inner wisdom and feel more at-home in their minds and bodies. To find out more about Dr Paula, you can use the links below:

Website: www.humankindpsych.com

Instagram: @mindful.drpaula

Link to the Addiction Recovery Workbook on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Addiction-Recovery-Workbook-Powerful-Preventing/dp/1641521171/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1546904024&sr=8-6&keywords=addiction+recovery+skills+workbook

 

To contact me, you can find me on Instagram @robertjamescoachinguk or you can check out my website www.robertjamescoaching.com

Disclaimer:

Robert James Pizey (of Robert James Coaching) is not a medical professional and is also not providing therapy or medical treatment. Robert James Pizey recommends that anyone experiencing anxiety or OCD to seek professional medical help straight away to get a medical opinion and rule out other conditions or illnesses. The comments and opinions as written on this site are simply that and are not to be taken as professional medical opinions. Robert James Pizey provides coaching, education, accountability and peer support around Anxiety through his own personal experiences.

Episode 9 - An OCD Autobiography with Markus

Episode 9 - An OCD Autobiography with Markus

May 7, 2020

In the second installment of the ´OCD Autobiography´part of the podcast I interview Markus, who has been dealing with OCD for over 40 years. He discusses how it all began for him at school and goes into detail about his major theme, schizophreniam OCD. We discuss what has been most helpful for him in learning to manage OCD and look the benefits of various types of treatment.

I hope you find it helpful. To to know more about me and my coaching services you can check me out on Instagram: @robertjamescoachinguk or you can go to my website: www.robertjamescoaching.com to follow my blog and check out my online courses. Many thanks...

Episode 8 - Interview with Bella the Yogi

Episode 8 - Interview with Bella the Yogi

April 30, 2020

In todays epsidoe i interview the lovely Bella, who is a yogi and a former coaching client. We discuss the power of yoga for helping people to live a more balanced and healthy lifestyle. We also go into detail about the importance of self compassion and gratitude for mental health and explore Bella´s experience of incorporating ACT into her life. Bella also shares some interesting personal stories about how she deals with anxiety by giving it a name. It´s a really interesting episode and I hope you enjoy it.

To find out more about me you can check out my website: www.robertjamescoaching.com or you can come and say hi on Instagram: robertjamescoachinguk.

Episode 7 - Interview with the OCD Specialist Amanda Petrik-Gardner LCPC

Episode 7 - Interview with the OCD Specialist Amanda Petrik-Gardner LCPC

April 23, 2020
In todays episode I interview the lovely and charming Amanda Petrik-Gardner. Amanda is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in private practice in Topeka, Kansas. She specializes in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors, and anxiety disorders. Amanda is on the board for OCD Kansas, an affiliate of the International OCD Foundation. She is also the creator of the OCD Exposure Coloring Book.
 
Amanda shares her experiences of working with people with OCD and emphasises hefr belief in the importance of following an evidenced based approach to treatment. She clearly brings a lot of positive energy to her work and this comes across in the interview. Amanda gives lots of tips for dealing with OCD and tells us about her infamous colouring book for OCD, which incidently, you can find on amazon. 
 
I hope you enjoy it. If you would like to contact Amanda, you can find her here on Instagram: @anxietyocdtreatment
 
If you would like to get in touch with me, you find me on Instagram: @robertjamescoachinguk. Or you can check out my website:www.robertjamescoaching.com
 
 
 
 
 
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Episode 6 - An OCD Autobiography with Liam

Episode 6 - An OCD Autobiography with Liam

April 17, 2020

In todays edpisode I interview liam about his experiences with OCD and distressing intrusive thoughts. He goes into detail about his experiences and really opens up about his difficulties. He also shares a lot of his thoughts and ideas about how to manage OCD in the long term and dicusses his experienes with therapy.

 

To contact me you can visit my website at: www.robertjamescoaching.com or you can find me on Instagram @robertjamescoachinguk

Disclaimer

Robert James Pizey (of Robert James Coaching) is not a medical professional and is also not providing therapy or medical treatment. Robert James Pizey recommends that anyone experiencing anxiety seek professional medical help straight away to get a medical opinion and rule out other conditions or illnesses. The comments and opinions as written here and that you listen to on this podcast are simply that and are not to be taken as professional medical opinions. Robert James Pizey provides coaching, education, accountability and peer support around Anxiety and OCD through his own personal experiences.

 

Episode 5 - Interview with Lisa White - Licensed Psychotherapist & Clinical Social Worker

Episode 5 - Interview with Lisa White - Licensed Psychotherapist & Clinical Social Worker

April 5, 2020

In this episode I interview the amazing and charming Lisa White. She is a licensed psychotherapist and clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience of working with people with severe mental health problems. For many years she has worked with people with Bipolar and schizophrenia and we discuss how a big part of her work has been in helping these people to manage their anxiety, that they inevitably develop about their conditions.

We dive into the relationship between anxiety and depression and discuss some of the underlying causes of these problems. We also take a look at panic and what people can do when they experience a panic attack. Lisa is incredibly experienced and gives a lot of tips and techniques for managing anxiety issues in the long term. I really hope you enjoy and find it helpful.

 

To contact me you can visit my website at: www.robertjamescoaching.com or you can find me on Instagram @robertjamescoachinguk

 

Disclaimer

Robert James Pizey (of Robert James Coaching) is not a medical professional and is also not providing therapy or medical treatment. Robert James Pizey recommends that anyone experiencing anxiety seek professional medical help straight away to get a medical opinion and rule out other conditions or illnesses. The comments and opinions as written here and that you listen to on this podcast are simply that and are not to be taken as professional medical opinions. Robert James Pizey provides coaching, education, accountability and peer support around Anxiety and OCD through his own personal experiences.

Episode 4 - Corona Virus & OCD In A Lockdown - How Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Can Help

Episode 4 - Corona Virus & OCD In A Lockdown - How Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Can Help

March 23, 2020

In this epsiode we discuss how to manage OCD during the crisis, so that it doesn´t take centre stage. We go into detail at how focusing on values can help us learn to accept difficult emotions and how being more present minded helps us to deal with problems. I also discuss some of the bizzare things that have happened to me over the last week and the importance of keeping a sense of humour to help keep things in perspective. We are all worried right now, but it´s important that we try to stay positive. Please remember that the opinions shared hear are not medical facts. Corona virus is a very serious disease and we all have to follow the governments guidlines on dealing with it. I hope you find the episode helpful. 

To contact me you can visit my website at: www.robertjamescoaching.com or you can find me on Instagram @robertjamescoachinguk

 

Disclaimer

Robert James Pizey (of Robert James Coaching) is not a medical professional and is also not providing therapy or medical treatment. Robert James Pizey recommends that anyone experiencing anxiety seek professional medical help straight away to get a medical opinion and rule out other conditions or illnesses. The comments and opinions as written here and that you listen to on this podcast are simply that and are not to be taken as professional medical opinions. Robert James Pizey provides coaching, education, accountability and peer support around Anxiety and OCD through his own personal experiences.

Episode 3 - Interview with Nick Thomson - The writer of the new short film about OCD - For Want Of A Nail

Episode 3 - Interview with Nick Thomson - The writer of the new short film about OCD - For Want Of A Nail

March 12, 2020

In todays episode Nick and I discuss the new short film about OCD - For Want Of A Nail. We discuss how Marty (the protagonist), deals with his OCD and how overtime, if not deal with, compoulsions have a habit of becoming more complex and time consuming. We discuss the importance of keeping a sense of humour when dealing with anxiety issues and discuss the ider role of anxiety in helping or hindering people with OCD. Remember if you would like to get in touch and find out about my coaching you can contact me on Instagram @robertjamescoachinguk or you can check out my website: www.robertjamescoaching.com

 

Disclaimer

Robert James Pizey (of Robert James Coaching) is not a medical professional and is also not providing therapy or medical treatment. Robert James Pizey recommends that anyone experiencing anxiety seek professional medical help straight away to get a medical opinion and rule out other conditions or illnesses. The comments and opinions as written here and that you listen to on this podcast are simply that and are not to be taken as professional medical opinions. Robert James Pizey provides coaching, education, accountability and peer support around Anxiety and OCD through his own personal experiences.

Episode 2 - Interview with Lauren McMeikan, MFT - A therapist at the OCD Center of Los Angeles.

Episode 2 - Interview with Lauren McMeikan, MFT - A therapist at the OCD Center of Los Angeles.

March 11, 2020

In this fascinating interview we find out more about Laurens approach to treating OCD through the use of ERP, mindfulness and ACT. She reveals how having OCD herself helps her to empathise with her clients and we discuss the importance of choice and learning to deal with uncertainty. You can find Lauren on Instagram @laurenmcmeikan. To find out more about the podcast you can check out my Instagram @robertjamescoachinguk.

 

In todays edpisode I interview liam about his experiences with OCD and distressing intrusive thoughts. He goes into detail about his experiences and really opens up about his difficulties. He also shares a lot of his thoughts and ideas about how to manage OCD in the long term and dicusses his experienes with therapy.

Disclaimer

Robert James Pizey (of Robert James Coaching) is not a medical professional and is also not providing therapy or medical treatment. Robert James Pizey recommends that anyone experiencing anxiety seek professional medical help straight away to get a medical opinion and rule out other conditions or illnesses. The comments and opinions as written here and that you listen to on this podcast are simply that and are not to be taken as professional medical opinions. Robert James Pizey provides coaching, education, accountability and peer support around Anxiety and OCD through his own personal experiences.