JT80, sounds like things are going pretty well for you and I wish you the best.
I think a lot of people obsess about their IBS either conciously or subconciously. It can be on a persons mind all the time, more so for people with more sever symptoms. Its good you saw a therapist about it.
I am not a doctor. All information I present is for educational purposes only and should not be subsituted for the advise of a qualified health care provider.
Please make sure you have your symptoms diagnosed by a medical practitioner or a doctor.