Holly – A hall of mirrors

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactA Hall of MirrorsI look around and around, at the mirrors all over, I can’t clear my head there is never any closure. So many different directions, so many different paths, who knows how long this feeling …

Rachel – OCD & Education

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & EducationBy OCDUKYA Rachel “Have you heard of OCD?” My teacher once asked the class and me. “It’s liking things neat? It’s being a perfectionist; I wish I had it” another pupil said. I sat there with …

Theo – OCD is my bully

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD is my bullyBy OCDUKYA Theo  My bully isn’t a student; OCD is my bully. It’s there when I’m at school, instead of filling my brain with newfound learning it’s filled with violent and devastating intrusive thoughts. …

Drawing with Zoe

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We have decided to make drawing sessions a regular occurrence, to give those who enjoy creativity a place to express themselves and connect with other people who have OCD. And for those who are not used to doing anything creative, …

A Study looking at experiences of Repetitive Negative Thinking in OCD

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  The study has been reviewed by the King’s College Research Ethics Committee (Ref: HR/DP-20/21-21977).     A study looking at experiences of Repetitive Negative Thinking in OCD. Summary Do you find yourself going over and over the same intrusive …

Millie-Grace – OCD & Relationships

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & RelationshipsBy OCDUKYA Millie-GraceFamily I am very lucky that my family have always been supportive of me, and my struggles with OCD. They have arranged doctor’s appointments to help me get a diagnosis, and they saw …

Helena – OCD & Relationships

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & RelationshipsBy OCDUKYA Helena‘I always thought my OCD would hinder romantic relationships with others; with the theme of my thoughts causing me to be afraid that ‘I’ll mess it all up’ and ‘I’ll scare them away’. …

Charlotte C – OCD & Relationships

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & RelationshipsBy OCDUKYA CharlotteCharlotte has shared with us a couple of Illustrations to show how OCD can affect relationships. Thank you Charlotte, for sharing your wonderful work! Please complete our short, anonymous feedback form about Charlotte’s …

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Anybody can call themselves a therapist

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Lived Experience BlogAnybody can call themselves a therapist.Comment by our Chief Executive, Ashley Fulwood.Ashley Fulwood29th April 2021Share this postThis week I fell for an online confidence trick that cost me £93 pounds, I was misled.  Admitting this is embarrassing, but …

Abby – OCD & Relationships

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & RelationshipsBy OCDUKYA Abby”Please keep talking to others and opening up. No matter how guilty OCD makes you feel, remind yourself that OCD is a bully and wants you to suffer. Your feelings of guilt are …

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for OCD

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NEWS: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) say no to Deep Brain Stimulation.DBS for OCD Not Recommended Earlier today (28th April 2021) NICE published its interventional procedures guidance (IPG693) for the use of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in …