I have OCD which changes from obsession to obsession almost as quickly as I can do exposure and response prevention. I have had one session of EMDR and it was really difficult. To start with It just felt like my mind went through every obsession I have ever had. When I tried to focus on one anxiety provoking stimulus I was aware of myself in the corner of a room feeling terrified of everything and everyone. It was a horrid experience and I keep having flashes of panic back to that image of myself. I am finding it almost impossible to put into words as it is more of a feeling than anything else which is making it difficult for my therapist who suggests I keep a log - the only way I can describe it is noise in my brain which leads me to feel I am going to explode. I could understand it if maybe I had had one v traumatic event as a child but to the best of my knowledge I didn't. Is this an unusual reaction ?
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