Peer Support

The AOCDF hosts a monthly peer support!

OCD Support Group

Edmonton

1. ​Obsessive – Compulsive Disorder GOAL Support Group

The group will meet once/month on the second Wednesday evening from 7pm-9pm in the King Edward Park Small Hall, 8008 – 81 Street, Edmonton. Groups are co-chaired by two aocdf volunteers with OCD lived experience. GOAL stands for “Giving OCD Another Lifestyle” based on the GOAL Handbook by Dr. Jonathan Grayson. The main objective of the GOAL group is to help each attendee develop self-help skills in an atmosphere that offers emotional and practical support.

The GOAL group is free and open to all adult individuals who suffer from OCD. Since the purpose of the group is to provide a peer support system and information exchange for people with this disorder, the groups are not open to family members or friends. 

Last session of the year – ​December 12th 2018

2019 Schedule

Obsessive – Compulsive Disorder GOAL Support Group 

October 9, 2019

November 13, 2019

December 11, 2019

January 8, 2020

Feb 12, 2020

March 11, 2020

Location: King Edward Park Small Hall, 8008 – 81 Street NW, Edmonton Alberta

When: Second Wednesday evening of the month (once/month)

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Email: ocdalberta@gmail.com

Website: aocdf.com

No cost


Peace Of Mind – G.O.A.L Group

Online Support Group

The online Free G.O.A.L Group is scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm (CST).

Who can attend this group: 

Individuals 17 years or older that sufferer from OCD can attend this group. The group is for those who suffer from OCD, not family members or caregivers. This group is not intended for sufferers of related disorders such as Hoarding Disorder and Trichotillomania (Hair-Pulling Disorder) unless the individual has concurrent symptoms of OCD.

Online Support Group Website:

https://peaceofmind.com/goalgroup/?event_date=2019-08-08

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