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  • Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Powerful, Practical Program for Parents of Children and Adolescents
  • Tamar E. Chansky
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  • 01 October 2019
  • 9780812931174

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Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Powerful, Practical Program for Parents of Children and Adolescents review Û 103 Practice treating hundreds of children and teenagers with this disorder In Part I Dr Chansky cracks the code of the peculiar rules and customs of OCD the handwashing tapping counting and so forth She explains how OCD is diagnosed how to find the right therapist partner and how to tailor treatment options to your child's needs You'll learn how powerful behavioral modification can be and when medication can help In Part II you'll learn how not to be pulled in by your child's debilitating rituals at home or at school how to talk to your child about the brain tricks OCD causes and how to create an effective OCD battle plan that will empower your child to boss ba. Really nice source Great examples and advice for parents patients and therapists Would highly recommend to my patients Public Choices and Policy Change The Political Economy of Reform in Developing Countries rules and customs of OCD the handwashing tapping counting and so forth She explains how OCD is diagnosed how to find the ちちこぐさ 2 right therapist partner and how to tailor treatment options to your child's needs You'll learn how powerful behavioral modification can be and when medication can help In Part II you'll learn how not to be pulled in by your child's debilitating Blood in the Bayou rituals at home or at school how to talk to your child about the brain tricks OCD causes and how to create an effective OCD battle plan that will empower your child to boss ba. Really nice source Great examples and advice for parents patients and therapists Would highly L' Enfant doué: L'Intelligence réconciliée eBook: Arielle Adda, Hélène Catroux: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EUS.à r.l. recommend to my patients

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Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Powerful, Practical Program for Parents of Children and Adolescents review Û 103 Ck the OCD monster You'll also learn how to cope in moments of crisisPart III offers specific advice for how to help your child handle the most common manifestations of OCD such as fears of contamination checking getting things just right intrusive thoughts and Part IV is an indispensable guide to additional resources including books videos organizations and websitesFilled with Dr Chansky's compassionate advice and inspiring words from the many children with OCD whom she has helped this book will be your lifeline Battling back from OCD is hard work but with the comprehensive proven guidance in this book you can help your child reclaim a life free from its gr. A very comprehensive read that takes you from learning about and diagnosing your child s OCD to the different medications to ERP therapy and why they work and how fast to expect improvements Part 2 is called The Parent s Role Chansky has parents sometimes being a co therapist for young children to letting the childteen be in charge of the OCD homework The parents section is really interesting and helpful when working with a therapist to help your child manage OCD It s also a good read if you are the one with OCD because there are lots of examples and anecdotes and reminders that are great to remember as adults too Section 3 goes into detail about the specific types of OCD Contamination fears checking counting redoing obsessions doubting your own senses having to be just right ordering counting hoarding symmetry and intrusive thoughts and imagined impulses like scrupulosity sexual thoughts or thoughts of harming others Finally there s advice on how to deal with frustrated siblings the school and society at large I ve read many books now on OCD and expected this to be basically a review of what I knew I was pleasantly surprised with all the information stories and help Dr Chansky gives to parents and those struggling with OCD in their lives or families Some uotes from the book p8 OCD is an intrusion a brain hiccup It is different from your child s voluntary thoughts but he doesn t know that All thoughts are created eual so we all think unless we are told otherwise While thoughts of the mind are welcome messages OCD brain hiccups are junk mail but because they happen in English we think we need to listen to them understand them The we try to figure out wheat they are saying and why the we are being pulled into their trap p92 It is very difficult to cope with a chronic condition OCD So how do we live with this perpetual uncertainty We don t spend all of our time noticing it Let s say your child is afraid of dogs We work on his dog phobia and he is no longer afraid Is that because all the dogs in the world went away and never came back No the dogs are there but your child learned to ignore them and live his life This is the change that happens in OD The thoughts may reappear from time to time but if you don t respond to them in the way OCD tells you to they don t constrict your life Your child will not have to go through exactly the same things again because she will have won back territory for OCD l Recognizing its signs and armed with strategies to fight back she can t be tricked in the same way again p107 Behavior therapy teaches your child that OCD is a false alarm a bully in your brain bossing your around and the way to get rid of OCD is by show and tell Show it that your are in charge by doing what you want not what it wants then tell OCD to back off and leave you alone Behavior therapy provides planned opportunities for your child to see that he can control his actions p108 There are 6 basic components in behavior therapy to take control of OCD 1 Re label the problem as a bad guy bossing you around 2 Do the opposite of the OCD warnings show 3 Boss back the OCD tell 4 Refocus on what you want to b doing instead of having symptoms 5 Define the motivation for treatment What I hate about OCD 6 Determine the parents role in treatment p111 when your child says to the OCD You are junk mail you re not real so stop bossing me aroundit will help him feel empowered and mad rather than scared and trapped p 139 Let the child set the pace of treatment If a child feels you are in charge of her recovery she may rebel or feel overwhelmed p139 a bad day doesn t negate the progress made just like a bad move on the sports floor doesn t mean you re penalized for the rest of your life p152 Let their triumph s be THEIR triumph Say I m proud of your had work not Finally I couldn t have taken it another day p 226 OCD creates a crisis It s time consuming It s added to a normal life Parents need to conserve energy take a just say no policy to extra time commitments p 226 No shoulding like I should have a cleaner house I should do PTA Parents need some hobbies and activities to be happy in p 249 What I learned is that sometimes the way to fix the problem a contaminated item is to make it too big to fix Tara p 264 the incomplete circuits continue to fire even after the job is done The feeling of satisfaction that normally follows a competed action like the feeling you get when you finish that jigsaw puzzle never comes

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Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Powerful, Practical Program for Parents of Children and Adolescents review Û 103 If you're a parent of one of the than one million children in this country with obsessive compulsive disorder you know how confusing even frightening the symptoms of OCD can be You're terrified of losing your child and angry about the havoc this disorder has wreaked in your family More than anything you want to be able to unlock the secrets of OCD understand the cause of your child's bizarre symptoms and help your child break free of these disruptive relentless thoughts and actions In her landmark book Freeing Your Child from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Dr Tamar E Chansky creates a clear road map to understanding and overcoming OCD based on her successful. Wonderful resource about OCD for parents and teachers The first half of the book is a description of OCD but the second half reads like a user guide for a parents It gives phrases to say to your child and suggestions for teachers on how to make adaptations in the classroom although the book is mostly geared toward parenting Interesting things I may want to remember1 OCD thoughts are like junk mail from the brain Compulsions are a brain trick OCD makes you think that you have to do them Don t fall for the trick take control 2 OCD is a loop the that you do it the that you need to You have to change that route in your brain Break the cycle 3 You can not control your thoughts You can always control your behavior Keep at it the bad feeling will pass Remember that the OCD is like a hiccup in your brain 4 PANDAS OCD has a uick onset Non strep OCD comes on gradually5 OCD children can have separation anxiety disorder which can cause clingy behavior crying upon separation difficulty sleeping alone nightmares 6 Four steps to break the brain tricks relabel do the opposite of the OCD warning boss back the OCD refocus on what you want to be doing remember why you hate ocd7 Explanation for teens pretend one of your teachers tells you in the middle of class that there is a fire but there is no smoke no alarm no sign of fire Your OCD is the same it sets off a false warning8 In dealing with children with OCD inflexibility inflexibilitymeltdown also the goal is not to stop the outburst it s to slow it down do not add fuel to the fire9 For reducing checking establish your purpose for being there is OCD making you Decide how many times you are going to check and reduce over time Put up signs to remind you no checking here examples choose a door you won t check leave a school book at home allow yourself to only edit the paper twice etc 10 Boss back the disease phrases to use this isn t Simon Says I m doing it my way Just right isn t as important as being free you are a brain hiccup don t tell me what to do11 If a child has to do something a certain number of times gradually reduce the number or instead list favorite colors etc12 Tips for teachers focus on child s strengths and make sure all students are included allow child to leave class early to avoid germs in hallway passing times give child a second set of books for home allow child the first to pass out papers give them free reign to use the bathroom reduce the amount of work to be completed set a time limit and have children work until time is up reduce writing time or use computer don t give open ended creative writing assignments have child read aloud use a colored card to cover up lines already read shorten reading assignments have child cross out what she has read with black marker so she can not go back and reread use untimed tests allow test location accommodations change format of tests allow multiple choice instead of short answer allow child to check answer instead of fill in circle allow child to do every other problem break down long term assignments into manageable chunks