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NEW: OCD Lecture and Support Groups Tonight at UMass Med School

Thursday, February 14, 2013

 

Renowned psychologist and author Lee Baer will give a free lecture on instrusive thoughts for those suffering from Obsessisve Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related conditions this evening, February 14, at 6 p.m. in the UMass Medical School's Lazare Auditorium.

The event is part of a lecture series and support groups that are free and open to the public, held the second Thursday of every month, to help people understand and learn about OCD, get help and network with others who are affected by this common mental illness. The free lecture series and support groups were organized by Carla Kenney, a cognitive behavior therapist specializing in OCD and hoarding treatment and home-based therapy for children, teens and adults, and several of her female colleagues.

"We want people to know that there are support groups," Kenney said. "A lot of people with OCD feel like they're alone, so when they meet other people with OCD they don't feel as alone."

The series runs from September through June, and the support groups feature one for families of those who suffer from OCD and related disorders and one for people who suffer themselves. Tonight's lecture will run from 6 to 7 p.m., and the two support groups will meet immediately afteward.

Kenney said the relatively young program has been getting an incredible amount of feedback from people in the Central Mass region due to the limited services available for OCD treatment in the area.

 

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