1. Anne
    May 11, 2021 @ 11:24 am

    Hi Mark,
    I wanted to write to thank you. I was struggling with OCD pretty badly a couple of years ago. It’s not wrong to say it was all consuming. I read anything on it that I could, bought your two books, watched ALL your videos, most of them multiple times, and worked with a very skilled therapist for just over a year. Long story short: I learned a lot from you but one thing I got from you was pivotal in my recovery through my therapist: (paraphrasing) that when it came to my OCD behaviors, I kept saying to myself I couldn’t trust what MY brain was saying about the dangers, I had to outsource and do what OTHERS were saying was the right thing to do. Otherwise I couldn’t stick with treatment since instructions were counterintuitive but I stuck with not trusting my brain and trusting others’ when it came to this based on your advice. I’m out of therapy and not suffering anymore. Thank you!


    • Mark
      May 12, 2021 @ 2:10 am

      Thanks for sharing, Anne! That’s great to hear you’ve found these skills useful on your journey through therapy. Enjoy continuing to build skills and take your brain on all of the adventures you want to 🙂


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