The national OCD charity, run by and for people with lived experience of OCD
Discovery – Music CD
This purchase is for a physical CD of Discovery. Read more about the album below.
This purchase is for a physical CD of Discovery. Read more about it below.
My name is Matthew Thompson. I first attended the Derby OCD-UK support group meetings in 2017 and 2018, which I found it a great help to talk and listen to others who were experiencing similar issues with their mental health.
Through OCD-UK I attended a mental health workshop, created and hosted by Mark Freeman at ‘The Path to Change’. During the workshop I was asked the question what goal would I like to achieve if unwanted thoughts and feelings weren’t holding me back? I said I’d like to produce a music album of the songs that I had written over the years. We then went on in the workshop to create a path to help me achieve my goal.
Fast forward a few weeks and with the help of others we set about creating my album, ‘Discovery’.
I found an outstanding local music producer named Richard Collins, a wonderful singer named David Bingham and a superb poet named Richard C.Bower. Together we created an album that I’m really proud of and that I hope brings enjoyment to others. The album’s main theme is one of hope and no matter how distressed our thoughts and feelings make us feel we can remain positive and step forward towards enjoying what we value in life.
I would like to thank OCD-UK, family and friends and all involved with helping me achieve my goal. I hope the project sends out a message that OCD is a serious debilitating condition but with the right treatment people can improve their mental health and gain a better quality of life.
All proceeds from this sale are going to OCD-UK.