Children diagnosed with OCD are welcome to attend this 6 week treatment program that focuses on their OCD recovery, getting peer support, and learning some fun new yoga moves as a way to "talk back" to their OCD! Children are not required to attend all sessions; however, would benefit greatly if they did.
Weeks 1-Me and my OCD
Week 2- Comebacks to your OCD
Week 3- Learn to talk with family about OCD
Week 4- Invite an adult to be your OCD coach
Week 5- Invite a sibling or friend to be your OCD assistant coach
Week 6- Its not me, its my OCD party
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health disorder that affects people of all ages and walks of life, and occurs when a person gets caught in a cycle of obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are unwanted, intrusive thoughts, images, or urges that trigger intensely distressing feelings. Compulsions are behaviors an individual engages in to attempt to get rid of the obsessions and/or decrease his or her distress.
Most people have obsessive thoughts and/or compulsive behaviors at some point in their lives, but that does not mean that we all have “some OCD.” In order for a diagnosis of obsessive compulsive disorder to be made, this cycle of obsessions and compulsions becomes so extreme that it consumes a lot of time and gets in the way of important activities that the person values. (iocdf.org)
Body-focused repetitive behavior (BFRB) is a general term for a group of related disorders that includes hair pulling, skin picking, and nail-biting. These behaviors are not habits or tics; rather, they are complex disorders that cause people to repeatedly touch their hair and body in ways that result in physical damage. (bfrb.org)
Types of BFRBs:
For more information, please visit BFRB.org
For BFRB treatment, contact Krista Reed at (316)559-3554