OCD Group Therapy in Lakewood

OCD Group Therapy the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month starting October 2017, Denver West 

There are very few OCD Group Therapy options are available in the Denver area.  Additionally, limited peer support is available. If you have been struggling with OCD and feel completely stuck in your rituals, you don’t have to go through this alone. A new therapeutic group will be offered on Thursdays on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month run by OCD specialist and licensed therapist, Lori Johnson, M.A., LPC. LAC and OCD advocate and peer support specialist, Chrissie Hodges, B.A.

This group will run the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month, starting in October from 5:30-7:30pm. The fees for attending this group are $35/session. Insurance will not be accepted. You are free to participate in any or all of these sessions.

the 2nd week of the month group sessions will start with the basics of Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), which is the evidenced based treatment for OCD. We will build upon your learning and work towards targeting an obsession or compulsion as a group. You are most likely to benefit from repeated exposure sessions, so take that into consideration. Because treatment is Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)-based with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as adjuncts, as group progresses, participants must be willing to complete exposures targeting their fear that is part of the OCD group therapy. You will get encouragement from the group clinician, peer support specialist, and group peers in a caring and supportive environment.

The 4th Thursday of the month, the meeting will be focused on support of recovery and stigma of OCD and mental health. Chrissie is an OCD advocate and can help the group talk about ways to overcome stigma and continue on your journey of recovery.

*Due to the potentially sensitive issues that will be addressed in this group (e.g., harm obsessions, sexual obsessions, contamination and hygiene-related issues), participation will be limited to adults over 18 years of age.  Individuals with all types of OCD are welcome to attend.  Participants are encouraged to bring exposure materials to this session, you will be advised ahead of time when these tools will be required (e.g., digital voice recorders, smart phones, contaminated objects, feared objects, notebooks for exposure, triggering pictures, etc.).  Exposures will primarily be self-directed but will be facilitated by Lori Johnson and support by Chrissie Hodges. *In order to reserve adequate time for exposure, off-topic discussion will not be permitted.

Space is limited in this OCD group therapy, so please secure your spot today by registering, Call +1 (720) 295-9522

OCD Therapy Group
Lori Johnson, MA, LPC, LAC, OCD and Anxiety Specialis
OCD Therapy Group
Chrissie Hodges, BA, OCD Advocate and Peer Support Specialist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stepping Into A More Self-Reliant Independent Self: WOMENS Therapy Group Therapy Lakewood is focused on helping women, increase self-worth, maintain independence, improve decision making skills, focus on needs, and increase communication skills in your relationships.

~Do you try to “fix” others? Do you fear others are judging you? Do you find yourself saying, “Yes”, when you really want to say,“No? Do you settle for being needed when you truly want to be loved? Do you feel that you aren’t confident enough to achieve your life goals?

If you answered yes, to these questions, you may benefit from this women’s therapy group. You may rely on others or need others to depend on you. Your self worth is invested in how well others do, supporting others, and maybe even feeling like you are “bending over backwards” for others.  This may appear in your relationships with your partner, family, friends, or co-workers. Taking care of yourself and your needs is a great way to start leading a healthy, fulfilling life.

What you will learn:

  • Establishing new rituals for self-care
  • Gaining empowerment to make healthy changes
  • Participate with other women who have common
  • Confidence
  • Self-Reliance
  • Learning skills and strategies to create more satisfying and enriched relationships
  • Gaining self-awareness and making positive decisions to direct your life
  • Personal Independence

Space is limited and Registration is REQUIRED 

To REGISTER for group therapy available in Lakewood, Call +1 (720) 295-9522

Women’s therapy Group

 

Business Balance Group:

Do you often think people don’t understand the overwhelming pressure you encounter to completed your daily tasks?
If you always feel like your lists and to-do’s never seem to end, come join this therapeutic group to learn to manage the balance of your personal and business life with less stress. When you juggle many activities, you easily become more stressed.  Come find support from like minded group members, find ways to manage your schedule, and find your focus on whats important. This group will be focused on entrepreneurs who struggle with balance of personal and business life who seek stress reduction, management of your daily tasks, and understanding how to bring balance to your world. Please email denverinfocus@gmail.com if you are interested in this group.

Not sure if the group format is right for you? Call +1 (720) 295-9522 to discuss the option for individual counseling. If you have additional questions about group therapy available in Lakewood

I look forward to helping you focus on what’s important.

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