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The OCD Stories

Stuart Ralph
Mental HealthHealth & Fitness

Welcome to The OCD Stories, hosted by Stuart Ralph. The podcast has been heard over 4million times globally. Check out your first episode from our existing hundreds of episodes featuring experts, and people experiencing symptoms just like you today. If you do, you may just feel understood, heard and possibly help you identify your next step in your own personal journey to healing. Disclaimer - this podcast is not a replacement for therapy. Please seek treatment from a licensed mental health professional.


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Latest Episodes

In episode 356 I interviewed Dr Amy Mariaskin. Amy is a licensed clinical psychologist and director at The Nashville OCD & Anxiety Treatment Center. In this episode we discuss her new book, ways OCD can affect intimacy, when taboo intrusive thoughts... more

6 hours ago

In episode 355 I interviewed Psychotherapist Joshua Fletcher (Anxiety Josh). We discuss his therapy story and mental health journey including OCD, what is anxiety, adrenaline and cortisol, panic attacks, wilful tolerance, meerkat mode, OCD taboo intr... more

7 days ago

In episode 354 I interviewed Chris who has kindly agreed to share his OCD story with us. We discuss his OCD Story, depression, how seeing a therapist that didn’t understand OCD triggered his OCD, panic attacks, not being able to get a question out of... more

14 days ago


4.8 out of 5 stars from 974 ratings
  • Stuart is committed to helping people who suffer from OCD

    'theOCDStories' is encouraging, educating and diverse. This podcast is also a valuable database of OCD treatment services across the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. more

    Apple Podcasts
    Australia24 days ago
  • Such important work!

    This is an excellent podcast for anyone struggling with OCD, or for any loved ones of people struggling or clinicians who want to learn more. Stu continues to fill gaps in popular understanding of OCD and address common misconceptions. He also takes such care to find guests that represent all walks of life and schools of OCD therapy. Thank you so much to Stu and all his guests. This podcast has helped me get through some truly dark times and find an ERP therapist and a road to recovery.

    Apple Podcasts
    Sybil Cross
    United States3 months ago
  • Bull crap

    I find that all the quests you have are people that have good careers and have the disease under control somewhat. How about having someone like myself who has been hospitalized 6 times and has to take horrid medications that cause tremors has diarrhea at least six times a day. I go from job to job because my bi polar and ocd torture me. I am 48 and have been battling since I was in middle school. My family doesn’t understand and therapists are not helpful. No support groups in my area. I woul... more

    Apple Podcasts
    beard beautiful
    United States7 months ago
  • Helps me cope with my OCD

    This podcast makes me feel not alone. My therapist recommended me that I listen to this, and now I can’t stop listening. You can’t even imagine how happy I feel when you finally understand that other people know what it’s like to suffer like this. more

    Apple Podcasts
    Canada9 months ago
  • Helpful and calming!

    This podcast is so informational and useful that I can’t thank the creators enough. It makes me feel less lonely and more hopeful about dealing with OCD. I have suffered from OCD since I was about 9 years old. I was first diagnosed when I was 18. I learned to cope with it by avoiding triggers, but never attacked the root of the problem. Also, having grown up in Latin America there wasn’t much information on this type of mental health disorder, which made me feel alone and miserable. I’m now 25 a... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States10 months ago

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