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Getting Through It Together Parent OCD Support Group
Do you want more support as a parent of someone with OCD?
Do you want to talk to other parents about your experiences?
Do you want to help to reduce the negative impact OCD can have on your family?
Getting Through It Together: Parent OCD Support Group
At Palo Alto Therapy, we are committed to giving you the tools to help your family live a healthier and more peaceful life!
General Information and Overview
Our Getting Through It Together Parent OCD Support Group connects parents of children of all ages with OCD who are struggling with similar situations. This group allows for participants to openly share struggles and successes, and gain encouragement, empathy, and understanding from those who know the common struggles with OCD intimately. There will be a focus on discussing “what’s working”, solid OCD knowledge, as well as encouragement (not shaming) of treatment strategies, such as reducing “accommodations” and the harmful effects OCD can have on the family. The support and information provided will be tailored to the needs of the group.
You’ll also receive a one-time 30-minute one-on-one meeting with the group facilitator. This meeting will allow you time to share a bit about your experiences and will allow for the group facilitator to get to know you better prior to joining the group to ensure this is an appropriate resource for you.
Living with someone with OCD can be challenging, so we created this group to help provide strength and community for you!
Please be advised that this is a support group and is not therapy. Depending on what problems arise, therapy may be recommended. If this is needed, Palo Alto Therapy would be happy to explore this option with you or give referrals as appropriate.
Support Group Facilitator
Dates & Time
The last Saturday of every month from 10:30am to 12:00pm starting in 2024.
Remote class via video conferencing.
The cost of each group meeting is $60 per person and the 30-minute preliminary one-on-one video meeting with the group facilitator is $170. We require a minimum of 4 participants with a maximum of 10. The preliminary meeting fee is non-refundable regardless of joining the group. Cancellations are required no less than 48 hours before each group meeting, otherwise, the full fee will be charged. A credit card will be required to hold enrollment and will be charged after each meeting.
Purpose of Preliminary Meeting
To get to know each group member a bit more, allow for a greater in-depth discussion about your circumstances, struggles, and areas of need, and overall enhance the supportive nature of the group. The group facilitator will be able to provide guidance on how best to use the group, recommend other resources as applicable, and or answer questions as time permits.
We require 48 hours notice if you are unable to attend the support group meeting. If the group is cancelled, you will not be responsible for payment and you will be notified of the cancellation.
Is the OCD Support Group Appropriate for Me?
These Questions May Help…
- Do you feel alone with OCD in your family or that nobody understands what you’re going through?
- Are you wanting to build relationships with other parents who understand OCD and are going through similar struggles?
- Do you want to learn other parents’ tips and tricks with managing OCD that are working?