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Friday, July 18 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Young Adults Support Group

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The group will start with an icebreaker activity that introduces attendees to each other. Following this activity, the group facilitator will present hot topics pertaining to young adults, such as graduating, living on your own, applying for jobs, creating a social life, and other situations that are made more difficult while trying to balance OCD. This will encourage free flowing discussion to allow young adults to interact with each other, discuss what difficulties they're facing, and offer solutions that have worked for them. Before the group finishes, attendees will be invited to share contact information with others in the group to encourage interaction after the conference is over. This will allow the young adults to build friendships that continue to provide support once the conference ends. 


Speakers
avatar for Chris Trondsen

Chris Trondsen

Behavioral Therapist, The Gateway Institute
Chris Trondsen was diagnosed with OCD when he was 20 years old but suffered years before that.  Contamination OCD as well as Checking OCD were the main types of OCD he suffered with.  He received treatment at starting at age 20 at The OCD Center of Los Angeles under Tom Corboy and Karen Pickett and after 14 months of behavioral treatment, he was able to leave therapy and finish controlling his OCD on his own.  Now, 9 years later, he has had... Read More →


Friday July 18, 2014 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Olympic I, Plaza Level

Attendees (10)