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Dr. Jenny Yip on OCD, Anxiety, and Mental Health

May 16, 2019

On this week’s episode of Point of Inquiry, Dr. Jenny Yip discusses OCD and anxiety and the widespread impact these can have on our lives as well as how they’re exhibited in different people. Kavin Senapathy and Dr. Yip share their own experiences with OCD and anxiety disorders and Dr. Yip shares her insight into effective and ineffective treatments for OCD and anxiety.

Dr. Jenny Yip
Dr. Jenny Yip

Dr. Jenny Yip is a clinical psychologist, author, speaker, and nationally recognized OCD and anxiety expert. She developed the Family Systems Based Strategic CBT, integrating Mindfulness Training and Strategic Paradoxical Techniques with Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). In 2008, Dr. Yip established the Renewed Freedom Center in Los Angeles to help those suffering from OCD and anxiety disorders.

She has published numerous articles, presented at more than 50 national and international conferences, and continually provides training in her areas of expertise. She has been featured in various media venues, and often consults on documentaries and film productions about OCD and anxiety. In an effort to raise public awareness and eliminate negative stigmas about mental health, Dr. Yip is tirelessly involved in a range of organizational, educational, and media projects to provide effective strategies for defeating the OCD/anxiety monster.

You can find out more about Dr. Yip’s work by listening to her podcast, The Stress-Less Life. You can also follow her on Twitter: @DrJennyYip

New music heard on this episode

“Paper Feather” by Blue Dot Sessions / CC BY-NC 4.0

“Building the Sled” by Blue Dot Sessions / CC BY-NC 4.0

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