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OCD Live Forum-Parenting Your Anxious Child

Fall is stressful---back to school, back to routines, back to homework. It is an especially stressful time for families when your child suffers from OCD and other anxiety disorders. Come learn how to make this school year the best one yet! Join Dr. Debra Kissen and volunteers Sue and Sara Bacon to learn from an expert, and a family who has been through it all. When: Thursday October 9, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM CDT Where: Francis Parker School 2200 N. Clark Street ...

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Next Beyond OCD Support Group Meeting: Tuesday, August 5

1st & 3rd Tuesdays | 7:00-9:00pm | Ann Sather Restaurant | 909 W. Belmont, Chicago                   Beyond OCD Support Group: A mutual self-help group for adults with OCD as well as co-occurring depression or anxiety (no other disorders). The group is assisted by a mental health professional from The Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago. Adult family members are welcome. When: 7:00-9:00pm 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month Where: Ann Sather Restaurant 909 W. ...

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OCD Live Forum - Thursday, May 22 - Body Dysmorphic Disorder

OCD Live Forum:  Thursday, May 22 • 7:00pm • Francis Parker School Topic:  BDD- Body Dysmorphic Disorder GOT BDD? Learn to free yourself from behaviors and habits that hold you back! Featured speaker - Dr. Melanie Santos, author of the book Overcoming Body Dysmorphic Disorder  Dr. Santos has extensive training in body image disorders. BDD causes intense anxiety about perceived body and facial flaws. Register Here: $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students 7:00pm - 9:00pm Program, refreshements follow Francis W. ...

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