"Most credible OCD App" (highest credibility score of 4.28 out of 5) -International OCD Foundation
MANAGING OCD IS POSSIBLE
Throw away unhelpful thoughts. Embrace helpful ones. Learn to identify your self-talk and respond quickly. Train daily and improve your coping and mental wellbeing.
New findings support the effectiveness of the core mechanism used in GG OCD app. Our research supports these findings and shows the positive effect of the app on OCD symptoms and maladaptive beliefs.
According to CBT models negative self talk – individuals’ ongoing interpretations of the self others and the world - maintain psychological difficulties such as low self esteem obsessive and maladaptive thinking.
HOW DO I RELIEVE MY OCD?
Our beliefs have the potential to bias and affect our ability to deal with daily situations. Balancing this natural bias and building helpful thinking habits is shown to improve OCD beliefs and reduce symptoms.
OCD BELIEFS AND SELF TALK
Beliefs and self-talk are interrelated. Once we learn to embrace healthier and more adaptive self talk it can change our beliefs and help us become more resilient.
HOW GG OCD WORKS
The application is designed to
1. Increase your awareness of unhelpful thinking
2. Train you to identify and challenge unhelpful thoughts.
3. Increase your access to helpful thoughts.
4. Increase the automaticity of the above processes.
5. Provide daily mood and self esteem boost.
IS THIS APP SIMILAR TO PSYCHOLOGICAL THERAPY?
Our app platform is not designed to be used as a therapy or treatment however
1. It is being used by OCD CBT psychologists as a complementing tool.
2. It helps in maintaining healthy thinking during or after therapy.
3. It is found to relieve symptoms of anxiety worries obsessions and more.
OCD AND THOUGHTS
The basic task in the app is simple - you will be presented with thoughts. If the thought promotes negative self-talk - throw it away by dragging it on-screen. If the thought promotes helpful thinking accept it by dragging it towards you.
As you make helpful thinking a habit this process becomes automatic and easier.
HOW MUCH SHOULD I TRAIN EACH DAY?
We believe mobile apps allow us to learn and train quickly and effectively. GG OCD is designed to be most effective in short training sessions. You are advised to complete up to 3 levels per day which should only take between 2-4 minutes.
LEVELS AND JOURNEYS
The app's many topics and themes are broken down into more than 40 levels. Each level has a pool of self-talk thoughts. Complete a set of thoughts to finish the level.
To further strengthen learning of supportive self-talk some levels you complete are followed by a quick memory game.
The topics include self esteem belief in change self criticism negative thinking coping sin harm comparing perfectionism emotions social fears self as an object danger and threat seeing the beauty in the world fear of abandonment fear of contamination and more.
You can also test yourself to see how well your confidence progresses with our self assessment tool.
Training using this application allows for gradual steady learning of more adaptive self-talk thereby helping to break the vicious thought cycle maintaining low self-esteem.
DO I HAVE TO PURCHASE PREMIUM CONTENT?
GG OCD is designed so you can enjoy the benefits of healthy self-talk without necessarily having to purchase anything. After laying the foundations premium content lets you discover more advanced specific topics as well as enjoy complementing modules and premium features.
LEARN MORE ABOUT GGTUDE APPS
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