August 1, 2017

Angela Ficken

Episode 547: Master your intrusive thoughts, with Angela Ficken.

Angela Ficken is a psychotherapist in Boston. She began her career as a senior clinical social worker at McLean Hospital and was a primary therapist for college students at Harvard University before moving into private practice. Angela’s primary interests are working with young adults who have OCD, eating disorders, and anxiety-related concerns. She is also a contributor to the HuffingtonPost.com.

What you’ll learn about in this episode

  • What OCD is and how it manifests itself
  • How Angela uses her online calendar to help her stay organized & tackle her daily priorities
  • The value of asking yourself the question “What’s next?
  • How Angela uses reflection as a coping strategy
  • How having a good, healthy coping strategy can help business owners thrive today
  • The importance of having a life outside of the office
  • Examples of healthy coping skills to use when you’re feeling stressed
  • The best advice that Angela received from one of her mentors
  • Surrounding yourself with people who will both challenge you & have your back

 

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