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Online and Phone OCD Support Groups

For many years, a small group of dedicated volunteers have been managing dozens of online support groups covering many different OCD and OC related disorders topics.  All groups are moderated and occasionally visited by therapists who treat OCD and OC related disorders.  A Yahoo! login is required to participate in most of the groups  (not including the groups listed under "Online Groups utilizing Google Hangout" or "Phone Support Groups").

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General Support


Advice and Support: OCD-Support
Support for OCD sufferers, family, and friends, with contributions from renowned OCD experts and IOCDF SAB Members  Michael Jenike, M.D., James Claiborn, Ph.D. ABPP, and Jonathan Grayson Ph.D.

Laughing Club for OCD Patients 

OCD 12 Step 

OCD Self-Help: A Working Group Using CBT 

OCD Tribe

 

Online Support Groups utilizing Google Hangout- www.cognitivebehavioralcenter.com
The Center for Cognitive Behavioral-Psychotherapy is proud to host to new online OCD support groups. Both group facilitators, Dr. Jordan Levy and Dr. Amber Brandes, have received training in the understanding and treatment of OCD. Groups will be held via Google Hangout - one for those residing in the USA and one for those residing elsewhere throughout the globe. Each group lasts for approximately an hour and a half and is composed of 6-8 people, with the same goals and objectives as our in-person OCD support groups. Fee is $45 per session, processed by credit card. Please call (212) 686-6886 to inquire about attending, or email center686@gmail.com



 

Location-Specific Groups

United States

Atlanta OCD

Dallas OCD 

OCD Kansas Support Group  

OCD Sacramento

Sacramento-Area GLBT OCD Group

San Francisco OCD

Southern California OCD and Hoarding Support Group

Yale (New Haven, CT) OCD Support Group 

International

OCD Australia

OCD United Kingdom 

United Kingdom: OCD Action

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: OCD Centre Manitoba Inc. (OCDC) 

Phone Support Groups

Hair Pullers Anonymous- Nationwide Phone Meetings 

OCAA- Obsessive Compulsive Addicts Anonymous (Men Only Group)

Obsessive Compulsive Anonymous Nationwide Conference Call 

Obsessive Compulsive Anonymous 12 Step Nationwide Phone Meeting (A different step each week)

Obsessive Compulsive Anonymous Abstaining from Skin Picking/ Hair Pulling/ Nail Biting Nationwide Phone Meeting 

 

Parents and Families


Christians with OCD, Care-Givers

OCD and Parenting List

Parents of Adults with OCD

Parents of Teens and Young Adults with OCD


Kids and Teens


OCD Support for Teens
Replacing a previous online Yahoo! group for teens with OCD, the new OCDSupportforTeens is for anyone aged 12-20 who has OCD or knows a teen who has OCD and would like to seek help and support. The group is led by Lisa Mueller, a teen with OCD, with contributing moderators Wendy Mueller, a parent of an OCD teen, and Jon Hershfield, MFT, a CBT therapist from the OCD Center of Los Angeles, who treats kids, teens and adults with OCD.

OCD Kids Loop

Hoarding


Compulsive Hoarding Community

SerenityBayHoarding (women only group) 

Involved with a Hoarder: Overcoming Hoarding Together


 

Co-Morbid Disorders


Compulsive Skin-Picking Support: Pickaderms


Religious/Scrupulosity Groups


Scrupe Grupe

Christians with OCD, Main Group

Christian Men with OCD

Christian Women with OCD

Jewish Scrupe Group

Christian with scrupulosity OCD

Christian Women with Hoarding

Christians with OCD, Care-givers


Special Topics

Laughing Club for OCD Patients

Pure-O OCD 

Queer OCD 

Social Security Disability for OCD 

Cats and OCD 

Conference Chatter for IOCDF Conference-Goers

OCDSupportGroups
 

PANDAS

PANDAS Support Group