Eleven. A Different Story

  1. Kieron O'Connor and
  2. Frederick Aardema

Published Online: 1 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119960027.ch11

Clinician's Handbook for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Inference-Based Therapy

Clinician's Handbook for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Inference-Based Therapy

How to Cite

O'Connor, K. and Aardema, F. (2011) A Different Story, in Clinician's Handbook for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Inference-Based Therapy, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119960027.ch11

Author Information

  1. Fernand-Seguin Research Centre, Hôpital Louis-H. Lafontaine, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470684092

Online ISBN: 9781119960027

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Keywords:

  • consolidation;
  • client, and art of storytelling;
  • constructing narratives;
  • dislodging status, of the OCD story;
  • story, revisited by therapist, and client's contradiction;
  • alternative or counter story;
  • bridging statement, logically linked;
  • bridging process, in OCD reasoning;
  • reality-based information into alternative stories;
  • stories ‘piggyback’ into the next piece

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Different Story

  • The Doubting Story Revisited

  • The Alternative or Counter Story

  • Let's Play ‘Bridge’

  • Bridging in OCD

  • Building Up the Alternative Story

  • Dos and Don'ts of Alternative Narratives

  • Rehearsal

  • Dialogue