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Friday, July 7 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Support Group for People with Sexual and Violent Obsessions in OCD

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Sexual and violent obsessions are common but often unrecognized or misunderstood. Sexual obsessions can include worries about sexual orientation, being a pedophile, or acting out sexually. Violent obsessions may include fears about harming someone. People with these obsessions may experience greater distress, have difficulty finding effective treatment, and require a longer treatment course. This group will provide a brief overview of these obsessions and then break into smaller support groups where members can share their experiences of stigma, shame, and rejection in a supportive setting.


Jenifer Viscusi, MA

Ms. Viscusi is a doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at Spalding University. Her research interests include: obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders, sexual health and functioning as related to mental health, and the impact of mental health on family members... Read More →
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Nicholas Flower, PsyD

Nicholas R. Flower, Psy.D.
Dr. Flower is a clinical psychologist with a private practice in downtown Pittsburgh PA and is the president of the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation of Western Pennsylvania. He specializes in the treatment of OCD and related anxiety disorders with exposure and response prevention therapy... Read More →

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