Living with OCD - Episode 25

Interview with Holly - Part 2


In this episode Julie and Andy continue their discussion with Holly Maddy (, a therapist who specializes in treating OCD. Their conversation centers around how to find a therapist and how to determine if a particular therapist is right for you. Julie and Holly discuss the patient-therapist trust axis and why it is so important. They also discuss resources available to help people find a therapist in their area. They talk about why it is so difficult for some people to seek help and also what the benefits of therapy can be. The conversation wraps up with a discussion of how medication can aid in the recovery process and what the most misunderstood thing is about therapy and therapists in general. Holly gives some books suggestions and in closing offers her advice for listeners and for the podcast's future. This is the conclusion of a fascination conversation and view of OCD from the therapy side.