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Weekend Treatment Group - Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

This intensive cognitive-behavioral therapy is designed specifically for those diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

Click on the links to the left for upcoming dates and locations, travel and accommodations, and registration. (Please note that registration must include a referral from a health professional who has diagnosed you in the past.)

Group Psychologist: Reid Wilson, PhD


DAY 1

9:30 AM – 1 PM

  • Assessing your problem & targeting your symptoms

  • Components of cognitive-behavioral treatment: exposure, imagery practice, ritual prevention, habituation 

  • How do you alter belief systems that are so rigidly held and reinforced? 

  • How do you ratchet up your courage and determination?

2:30 – 5:30 PM

  • The most effective ways to help you let go of your obsessions 

  • Characteristics of rituals which can be altered

  • The best strategies to gain control over your compulsions 

  • How to follow a series of graduated steps toward ending your obsessions and compulsions. 

DAY 2

Today we will work individually and as a group to create your personal program of recovery and to practice the key skills of recovery. We will do this in a safe environment and at each person’s own pace.

8:30 AM – noon 

  • How to win the anxiety game

  • Designing your personal cognitive-behavioral plan 

  • Practicing here as a group

  • Creating progressive at-home assignments 

  • Setting realistic tasks for yourself

1:30 – 4:00 PM 

  • Guidelines for skill practice

  • Ways to track your progress and handle setbacks

  • The latest information about medications that can help

  • How to get support from family, friends and health professionals

Upcoming Treatment Groups:

November 4 9:30am - November 5, 2017 4:00pm
OCD Weekend Treatment Group

Durham, North Carolina