Justin K. Hughes, Licensed Professional Counselor

Justin K. Hughes, Licensed Professional Counselor

Helping break stuck patterns. CBT & Exposure Therapy Specialist in OCD/Anxiety. My social media ac I’m passionate about working with clients who are willing to work hard on areas of life that just aren’t working.

Specialized in OCD and Anxiety, through CBT and Exposure Therapy, I have years of focused training, education, experience, and positive outcomes in these deeply demanding domains. I am uniquely equipped to dig into solutions when there is great confusion about what to do. A strong framework has been developed to be a “Specialized Generalist” in addition to my main areas of focus. What this means

Operating as usual

04/15/2022

Sensitive therapists will incorporate your faith concerns ethically into therapy. You might have to ask some good upfront questions to determine if they are a good fit for you!

#ocd #anxiety #faith #uncertainy #doubt #hope #Christ #Christian #mentalhealth #scrupulosity #religion #spirituality #ethical #sensitive #respect #multiculturalsensitivity

04/14/2022

I had a visitor in my office. #CBTworks #startemyoung

04/12/2022

~15% failure rate may be optimal for learning a new task. What?! Yep! How might this translate to doing exposures?

@hubermanlab hubermanlab.com: "Provided they don’t comprise safety, errors during learning are terrific because they increase activation of the neural circuits that increase alertness. It makes sense, right? If you perform something correctly, why should your brain take notice? When we make errors, it feels “stressful,” but that is just an increase in attention that puts us in a much better place to perform and execute learning-related behaviors the next trial—meaning on the next attempt. Computational modeling data suggests that an error rate of ~15% may be optimal and can help determine how difficult we should make a task. But don’t worry too much about those specifics. Instead, keep doing repetitions and when you mess up, capitalize on it by doing another attempt (and another) while your forebrain is in that maximally attentive state."

#erp #cbt #healthandwellness #anxietydisorder #anxietyrelief #ocdawareness #obsessivecompulsivedisorder #exposuretherapy #anxietytherapist #ocdrecovery #perfectionism #exposureresponseprevention #exposureandresponseprevention #intrusivethoughts #uncertainty #anxiety #anxietyhelp #panicdisorder #panicattack #beatanxiety #gad #healthanxiety #generalizedanxietydisorder #ocd #ocdawareness #cbtworks #mentalhealth #mentalhealthsupport #faceyourfears

04/08/2022

Laughing at anxiety takes away its power.

#ERP #CBT #OCD #faceyourfears #anxiety #intrusivethoughts #recovery #learning #growth

04/05/2022

Less Frequently Discussed Subtypes of OCD out now! https://youtu.be/i1A8gGAxT9g
Saharah Shrout, MA, LPC-S and I break down many experiences that are lesser known, but more common than you might think!

#ocd #ocdawareness #cbtworks #mentalhealth #mentalhealthsupport #realOCD #anxiety #hope #faceyourfears #erp #cbt #healthandwellness #anxietydisorder #anxietyrelief #ocdawareness #obsessivecompulsivedisorder #exposuretherapy #anxietytherapist #ocdrecovery #perfectionism #exposureresponseprevention #exposureandresponseprevention #intrusivethoughts #uncertainty #ocdisnotanadjective #cbtworks #anxiety #cognitivetherapy

04/01/2022

OCD may threaten you, but you don't have to listen.

#ERP #CBT #OCD #faceyourfears #anxiety #intrusivethoughts #recovery #learning #growth

03/30/2022

Learn to see catastrophic thoughts for what they are and don't give undue credit to them.

#CBT #faceyourfears #anxiety #intrusivethoughts #recovery #learning #growth #cognitiverestructuring #annadelvey #ERP #OCD #GAD #anxietydisorder

03/28/2022

Join us for the 2nd Annual Faith and OCD Conference!!!! May 9th! I'll be speaking/moderating several sessions.

https://events.iocdf.org/event/abbb390a-527b-46e0-8b2e-83e18ac0c834/summary

#ocd #anxiety #faith #uncertainy #doubt #hope #Christian #mentalhealth

03/25/2022

OCD can latch onto anything, including holding the sufferer hostage to its compulsions. Break free! Don't fall for the trick!
#ocd #anxiety #faith #uncertainy #doubt #hope #Christ #Christian #mentalhealth #scrupulosity

03/21/2022

While church may provide plenty of triggers if you have OCD, for healthy churches, you have the opportunity to get two things: 1) opportunities to do really good exposure work and 2) you can grow closer to God! These aren't mutually exclusive.

#ocd #ocdawareness #faith #Christ #Jesus #christian #cbt #mentalhealth #mentalhealthsupport #realOCD #anxiety #hope #faceyourfears #erp #anxietydisorder #anxietyrelief #exposuretherapy #ocdrecovery #perfectionism #exposureresponseprevention #exposureandresponseprevention #intrusivethoughts #uncertainty #ocdisnotanadjective #doubt #faithoverfear #cognitivetherapy

03/18/2022

OCD centers on faith often, but it is not a problem of faith in and of itself. HOWEVER, you can still growth your faith by treating the disorder!

#ERP #CBT #OCD #faceyourfears #anxiety #intrusivethoughts #recovery #learning #growth #scrupulosity #faithoverfear

03/14/2022

A powerful guest blog. Read, relate, and/or give support to those who suffer! Getting knocked down is only part one of the story. What we do in response makes all the difference.

#ocd #ocdawareness #cbtworks #mentalhealth #mentalhealthsupport #realOCD #anxiety #hope #faceyourfears #erp #cbt #healthandwellness #anxietydisorder #anxietyrelief #ocdawareness #obsessivecompulsivedisorder #ptsd #anxietytherapist #ocdrecovery #perfectionism #exposureresponseprevention #exposureandresponseprevention #intrusivethoughts #uncertainty #ocdisnotanadjective #cbtworks #cptsd #faith #trauma #religion

03/11/2022

Scrupulosity in OCD, particularly, can find fault in any feeling of doubt or uncertainty. Don't let it intimidate you!

#ERP #CBT #OCD #faceyourfears #anxiety #intrusivethoughts #recovery #learning #growth #scrupulosity #faithoverfear

03/05/2022

Laughter is medicine....even if it's AT your therapists' antics! We gotta find the fun.

#ERP #CBT #OCD #faceyourfears #anxiety #intrusivethoughts #recovery #learning #growth #therapy

02/25/2022

Thoughts are thoughts. Whatever you have a thought around, you can choose how to respond.

#ERP #CBT #OCD #faceyourfears #anxiety #intrusivethoughts #recovery #learning #growth

02/19/2022

Just right obsessions are no joke, but here's a humorous depiction of how awful a room can feel when they kick in.
#ERP #CBT #OCD #faceyourfears #anxiety #intrusivethoughts #recovery #learning #growth

02/12/2022

THIS Tuesday night, 6-7 pm CST, join us for our roundtable on #faith and #OCD !!

#ocdawareness #faith #Christ #Jesus #christian #cbt #mentalhealth #mentalhealthsupport #realOCD #anxiety #hope #faceyourfears #erp #anxietydisorder #anxietyrelief #exposuretherapy #ocdrecovery #perfectionism #exposureresponseprevention #exposureandresponseprevention #intrusivethoughts #uncertainty #ocdisnotanadjective #doubt #faithoverfear #religion #spirituality #interfaith

02/11/2022

Watch out for the insidious re-check. And check again. And check again- IT'S A TRAP!

#ERP #CBT #OCD #faceyourfears #anxiety #intrusivethoughts #recovery #learning #growth #healthanxiety #checking #safetybehavior

02/11/2022

Thinking about thinking about thinking about thinking....don't get stuck!

#ERP #CBT #OCD #faceyourfears #anxiety #intrusivethoughts #recovery #learning #growth

02/07/2022

When we push our fears away, it's a lot like kinetic energy- it comes right back in our face. However, learning what is healthy and what is not is key to success in anxiety treatment!

#erp #cbt #healthandwellness #anxietydisorder #anxietyrelief #ocdawareness #obsessivecompulsivedisorder #exposuretherapy #anxietytherapist #ocdrecovery #perfectionism #exposureresponseprevention #exposureandresponseprevention #intrusivethoughts #uncertainty #anxiety #anxietyhelp #panicdisorder #panicattack #beatanxiety #gad #healthanxiety #generalizedanxietydisorder #ocd #ocdawareness #cbtworks #mentalhealth #mentalhealthsupport #faceyourfears

02/04/2022

"We had a deallllllllll!" (George Costanza)

#ERP #CBT #OCD #faceyourfears #anxiety #intrusivethoughts #recovery #learning #growth

01/31/2022

Help if you feel stuck- learning how to hear God and ignore the noise. I hope it helps --> justinkhughes.com/jog

#ocd #ocdawareness #faith #Christ #Jesus #christian #cbt #mentalhealth #mentalhealthsupport #realOCD #anxiety #hope #faceyourfears #erp #anxietydisorder #anxietyrelief #exposuretherapy #ocdrecovery #perfectionism #exposureresponseprevention #exposureandresponseprevention #intrusivethoughts #uncertainty #ocdisnotanadjective #doubt #faithoverfear #cognitivetherapy

01/28/2022

OCD is a bully. Don't get stuck arguing with it. Notice the thought/feeling/sensation/urge/impulse, accept that it's there, move on.

#ERP #CBT #OCD #faceyourfears #anxiety #intrusivethoughts #recovery #learning #growth

01/22/2022

Maybe old dogs can learn new tricks....The newest article examining current research- and as always, positive implications for YOU!

#cbt #healthandwellness #anxietydisorder #anxietyrelief #ocdawareness #obsessivecompulsivedisorder #exposuretherapy #anxietytherapist #ocdrecovery #perfectionism #exposureresponseprevention #exposureandresponseprevention #intrusivethoughts #uncertainty #anxiety #anxietyhelp #panicdisorder #panicattack #beatanxiety #gad #healthanxiety #generalizedanxietydisorder #ocd #ocdawareness #cbtworks #mentalhealth #mentalhealthsupport #faceyourfears

01/17/2022

Play it loud.

#ERP #CBT #OCD #faceyourfears #anxiety #intrusivethoughts #recovery #learning #growth #spinaltap

01/15/2022

⏰Time-Saving OCD Shortcuts- learn 'em to save you time- and heartache. New article out justinkhughes.com/jog

#ocd #ocdawareness #cbtworks #mentalhealth #mentalhealthsupport #realOCD #anxiety #hope #faceyourfears #erp #cbt #healthandwellness #anxietydisorder #anxietyrelief #ocdawareness #obsessivecompulsivedisorder #exposuretherapy #anxietytherapist #ocdrecovery #perfectionism #exposureresponseprevention #exposureandresponseprevention #intrusivethoughts #uncertainty #ocdisnotanadjective #realocd #cbtworks #anxiety #cognitivetherapy

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ERP 4 OCD Clip
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#FaceYourFear Video for #OCDWeek

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