In spite of millions of research dollars expended, the only consistently successful treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) continues to be Exposure to the feared stimulus while maintaining Awareness of the irrationality of the obsession and Preventing the normal ritual Response (or ERP for short). Based on his experience training thousands of counselors in optimal methodology for treating OCD and treating hundreds of OCD patients internationally-recognized OCD Spectrum Disorders expert Dr. Christian R. Komor has prepared this handy, step-by-step guide to what he calls "ERP+". The guide is based on hundreds of interviews with people with OCD over a 15 year period and includes special techniques and elements not found elsewhere in the literature. There is also a special bonus exercise - "The ERP Genie".
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About the Author
Dr. Christian R. Komor's 30 year career as a clinical psychologist, author and speaker has taken him from the darkest corridors of maximum security prisons to windswept cliffs in the high desert of the American Southwest. As a psychologist Dr. Komor has specialized in obsessive compulsive spectrum disorders treating 100s of patients and training thousands of professionals throughout the country. Dr. Komor has been the focus of dozens of television and radio talk shows and print media interviews in over 100 cities across the United States. He is the founder of KEI Global and its subsidiaries the Young Driver Safety Institute and the OCD Recovery Center. KEI Global develops books, media, seminars and presentations based on Dr. Komor's innovative work. Chris is currently the author of twelve books spanning twenty years starting with The Power of Being (1992, 2012) and most recently Driving Ourselves Sane and EarthSpirit! (2012). Chris has a home in the high desert of Sedona Arizona where he works as a member of a Sheriff's Search & Rescue team and a landscape photographer.