This is good, you are starting to remember more easily
hey son, have you got everything for school?
Ok ill follow along with you so I know what I'm doing
Wash your hands with me, if you watch how I do it you'll get used to the short actions and get over you fear
Son wakes up and is scared of the virus and giving it to others. Dad is there to talk and reasure him that he is safe from the virus germs.
Dad, I need to clean this up its super annoying how every thing is messed up
Son is getting ready for school and he is repeating actions to make sure he isn't missing anythingFather is encouraging him with small steps. This helps him become more comfortable with remembering things.
Breathe in,Breath out, Breathe in,Breathe out,
So, tell me more about your day at school
Son gets home and needs to wash his hand. Father washes his hands with him so he has reassurance and avoids doing old behaviors
Son gets home from school. Dad tries a new tactic of placing things in an imperfect manner to show Son how its ok if eveything isnt perfect
Son, Its fine try to relax and not think about it too much
Dad brings son into a room to practice a meditation breathing exercise. Stress causes most ocd behaviours.
Dad and son go for a jog to releive mind stress and to socialise. this allows time to speak about problems. Aerobic exercise releases endorphins that improve your mental health
It was a lot of fun, I got to participate in all the sporting events