OCD Self-Help Support Group

Ken, who has OCD himself, facilitates this group.

A peer based group for anyone with OCD and related disorders, ages 18+.    A focus is CBT/ERP (exposure & response prevention).    General discussion of treatment, symptoms, coping strategies.   A family member/supporter may accompany someone for first meeting.

A book referenced regularly at meetings for CBT/ERP is Freedom From Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Jonathan Grayson, Ph.D.    It will help to be familiar with concepts in Part 2 of this book.

*Attendees are asked to contribute $3 toward room rental cost*

 

When: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7:30pm – 10:00pm.
Location: McNabb Community Centre, 180 Percy Street.
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Contact info@ocdottawa.com before attending your first meeting.


OCD Teen/Young Adult Group(Ages 13-24)

Gaby, 19, who has OCD herself, leads this group.
Barb (OCD Family Support) helps facilitate.

A peer based group for someone with OCD and related disorders, aged 13-24.   An informal group sharing experiences of living with & learning to manage OCD.

Parents/Supporters are welcome but are asked to take more of a listening role to help keep the focus on creating a space for those with OCD to share.   

 

When: 1st Wednesday of the month, 7:00pm – 9:00pm.
Location: Ralph&Sons Diner, 3420 Carling Avenue, Nepean, K2H 5B1.
Restaurant closed – open only to our group.  
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Contact barb@ocdottawa.com before attending your first meeting.


OCD Family Support Group

Barb, who has an adult son with OCD, leads this group

A peer based group intended to support all family members and supporters.    Education and discussion around how best to support someone with OCD is a main focus, along with coping strategies and self-care for supporters.

Meetings vary – those with OCD are invited to most – others are dedicated to family/supporters.

* PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCE most meetings
* Topic Focus * Speakers with Lived Experience * Information Sessions

 

When: 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Location: Ralph&Sons Diner, 3420 Carling Avenue, Nepean, K2H 5B1
Restaurant closed – open only to our group.   Coffee & tea offered.
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Contact barb@ocdottawa.com before attending your first meeting.
RSVP required so we can accommodate All in our set-up!

 

* Donations to help with Charity Development & Purposes appreciated *