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 the 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 the 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 *