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Cognitive Distortions

The way you think is informed by established beliefs you have about the world around you. Do you tend to pick out the negative details in a situation or conversation and magnify those while filtering out the neutral or positive? Do you prefer to make situations black or white because greys are too difficult to navigate? Do you take a negative aspect of a situation then come to an erroneous conclusion?

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The Right Mindfulness App

Which mindfulness app is right for you? The following sites give a brief overview of various mindfulness apps. There is some overlap between the two sites. Remember there is no wrong way to do mindfulness. Mindfulness is about trying to be mindful.  Just try! 15 Best Meditation and Mindfulness Apps (Our Selection for 2019) Free mindfulness apps: Free Mindfulness Apps Worthy of Your Attention

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Benefits of Mindfulness for Persons with OCD

Interested in reading about the latest research describing the benefits of mindfulness for persons with OCD? So how do we know that mindfulness as the core foundational skill for OCD treatment works? Click on the following links to read studies published this year in peer-reviewed journals.  A randomized waitlist-controlled trial comparing detached mindfulness and cognitive restructuring in obsessive-compulsive disorder. PLoS One. 2019 Mar 20;14(3):e0213895. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213895. eCollection 2019.  Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Pilot Study. Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Pilot Study.  J Psychiatr Pract. 2019 Mar;25(2):156-170. doi: 10.1097/PRA.0000000000000377.  New-wave…

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