relax-1276639_1280The OCD support group provides a motivational, educational, and collaborative space to assist individuals with OCD. The group functions as both a support and learning environment. It provides a compassionate and safe space for individuals who would like to process their OCD with peers and learn more about OCD and the most effective treatment approaches for tackling OCD.

Kids OCD Group: Mondays (bi-weekly) from 7:15-8:15pm
Adult OCD Group: Tuesdays (bi-weekly) from 6:30-7:30pm

Each session includes a combination of educational information along with group discussion, support and feedback, and questions from the group attendees.

Example topics of the educational OCD component includes the following:

–   Being your own therapist
–   Building and revising your exposure hierarchy
–   The dangers of reassurance seeking and accommodation with OCD
–   Cognitive reframing versus self reassurance
–   Self-compassion
–   Perfectionism and OCD
–   Mindfulness
–   Thought Defusion and OCD
–   Values and Goals

The group facilitators are Kristen Maines, MS and Brynn Benishake, MA. Both clinicians are part of the Clearview Horizon’s OCD speciality practice and have extensive training in OCD and anxiety. For more information on Kristen please click here and on Brynn please click here.

This is an ongoing group; individuals are welcome to join at any time. Individuals are invited to come to each group meeting or may attend at whatever frequency best suits their needs. Prior to attending your first session please contact Kim at: kimberly.glazier.leonte@gmail.com or 978-270-8925.

Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: $30 per group