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Saturday, July 8 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Emotional Contamination Support Group

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Emotional contamination is a subtype of OCD involving aversion to a person, place or thing, and a fear that contact with the trigger will in some way contaminate (& even change) the sufferer. This fear often generalizes to places and items that are associated with the trigger, whether through actual physical contact, or simply abstract association. This support group, for sufferers and their supporters, is intended to break down isolation, and give individuals with EC the chance to share their stories with each other, while supporting the idea that successful treatment for EC is possible.


A. Lann, AB

Community Residence Counselor, McLean Hospital Child and Adolescent OCD Institute
I am a community residence counselor at the Child and Adolescent OCD Institute at McLean Hospital in Middleborough, MA ("OCDI Jr."). In that role, I assist residents as they implement their behavior treatment plans, including coaching them as they engage in ERPs, and I've led a regular... Read More →

Saturday July 8, 2017 8:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Yerba Buena - Salons 4-6