Groups

Portland OCD and Anxiety Center offers weekly therapy/support groups as an alternative or addition to individual therapy. Many people struggling with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related anxiety-based issues often feel ashamed and isolated. They have often kept their behaviors secretive and/or have never met others with similar conditions. Groups offers the chance for these individuals to come together in a safe, empathic, and supportive community. Groups are structured using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), which has been shown to be a very effective treatment for these conditions.

Groups offered

OCD/Anxiety groups for Adults

Portland OCD and Anxiety Center offers a weekly low-fee group for adults with various types of OCD and related anxiety based disorders; including Social Anxiety (SA), Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), and Hypochondria. This structured group is led by an experienced therapist with a focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). CBT is a modality that repeatedly been shown to be the most effective treatment for OCD and related anxiety based disorders. CBT techniques include Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and Cognitive Restructuring. Though a group setting, these techniques are tailored to each individual. This group requires an evaluation prior to participation.

For more information about the group, please contact us at (503) 704-6101 or click here to email us.

Trichotillomania/Skin Picking Group for Adult Women

Portland OCD and Anxiety Center offers a weekly low-fee group for adult women with Trichotillomania and/or Skin Picking Disorder. This group is led by an experienced therapist with a focus on Habit Reversal Training (HRT), a specific type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). This therapy has repeatedly been shown to be an effective treatment for these and other repetitive habit behaviors. These other behaviors may include: nail biting, lip biting, cheek biting, chewing of the tongue, picking at split ends and cuticles. This group requires an evaluation prior to participation.

For more information about the group, please contact us at (503) 704-6101 or click here to email us.


Trichotillomania/Skin Picking Group for Adult Men

Portland OCD and Anxiety Center offers a weekly low-fee group for adult men with Trichotillomania and/or Skin Picking Disorder. This group is led by an experienced therapist with a focus on Habit Reversal Training (HRT), a specific type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). This therapy has repeatedly been shown to be an effective treatment for these and other repetitive habit behaviors. These other behaviors may include: nail biting, lip biting, cheek biting, chewing of the tongue, picking at split ends and cuticles. This group requires an evaluation prior to participation.

For more information about the group, please contact us at (503) 704-6101 or click here to email us.


Trichotillomania/Skin Picking Group for Children and Adolescents

Portland OCD and Anxiety Center offers a weekly low-fee group for children and adolescents with Trichotillomania and/or Skin Picking Disorder. Having these conditions can be extremely isolating and embarrassing for a school-aged individual. This groups offers them a chance to receive peer support from other children and adolescents who may have similar experiences. This group is led by an experienced therapist with a focus on Habit Reversal Training (HRT), a specific type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). This therapy has repeatedly been shown to be an effective treatment for these and other repetitive habit behaviors. This group requires an evaluation prior to participation.

For more information about the group, please contact us at (503) 704-6101 or click here to email us.

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