Friday, July 7 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Compassionate Self-Care for Family Members of Those With BDD

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A day of caring for sufferers of BDD/OCD and related illness can feel like an eternity. Caregivers often find themselves 'on duty' from sunup to sundown, sleeping at night with one eye open. In this supportive, candid forum, we will share stories of how we care for ourselves even when the going gets rough. What are the physical, psychological, and spiritual 'oases' that refresh us, renew our commitment, and help us be more effective? We will explore compassionate self-care as the sustainable approach to caring for loved ones with a chronic illness.


Denis Asselin, MA

Denis Nicholson Asselin is dedicated to spreading awareness about BDD/OCD. His son Nathaniel struggled 13 years with BDD and took his own life at age 24. In Nathaniel’s memory, Denis walked the Camino in Spain with wife Judy and daughter Carrie, followed by walks from... Read More →

Judy Asselin, MA

Judy Nicholson Asselin is a retired educator who, with her husband Denis, has been spreading awareness about BDD and raising funds for research ever since they lost their 24-year-old son Nathaniel to BDD in 2011. Judy is eager to share her insights into how to keep the balance... Read More →

Friday July 7, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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