OCD RESOURCES 

OCD TREATMENT

 

Online OCD Camp (Jan 22–23, 2022): a virtual event for kids (6-17 years) and teens with OCD, and their families sponsored by IOCDF!

PSYCHO-EDUCATION ABOUT OCD

 

Anxiety Canada provides evidence-based information and resources about OCD. 

The Peace of Mind organization offers information and free webinars about OCD for families, mental health professionals, and educators.

 

FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH WITH OCD

 

This animation provides psycho-education about OCD to children and youth.

Another animation on OCD

Unstuck is a short movie about OCD from children’s perspectives.

 

This link contains websites & books on OCD for children and youth.

My ANXIETY plan is an online resource where children and youth can develop a plan to fight their OCD.

Introductory videos to Obsessions, CompulsionsERP

#OCD: Starving The Monster | Tauscha Johanson | TEDxIdahoFalls - YouTube

 

Treatment for Children with OCD - YouTube

 

How to Treat Anxiety with Exposure and Response Prevention - YouTube 

GoHackify! Kick Childhood OCD to the Curb (Animated Treatment Program) - YouTube 

 

What is OCD? Explaining Child OCD to Kids - YouTube

 

The OCD Mind and Uncertainty | ACT - YouTube

Katie d'Ath, OCD treatment specialist: Introduction - YouTube video

FOR YOUNG ADULTS AND FAMILIES

 

This is a CBC radio show that discusses the experiences of people with OCD, including the host's own struggle with OCD.

NHL's former hockey player, Corey Hirsch's, breathtaking report on his experience with OCD and depression.

Educational Video Gallery for Understanding OCD Causes and Treatments (beyondocd.org)

This video provides a look into former NHL player Corey Hirsch's fear of what his colleagues and coaches would think about his struggles with mental illness.

 

OCD IN SCHOOLS

 

This handout developed by Dr. Juliana describes how OCD is related to schooling and provides suggestions on how to address concerns related to OCD symptoms in school settings.

  

 

This website provides suggestions for educators to develop an Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals and accommodations for students with different anxiety and/or OCD symptoms.

GREAT WEBSITES FOR RESOURCES AND LEARNING

International OCD Foundation | Home (iocdf.org)

 

Peace of Mind Foundation, Inc (recently merged with IOCDF)

 

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - Metal Health Literacy (mentalhealthliteracy.org)

 

Online OCD Treatment & Therapy | OCD Counseling Help & Support by Licensed OCD Therapists (treatmyocd.com)

BOOKS

Talking Back to OCD: The Program That Helps Kids and Teens Say "No Way" -- and Parents Say "Way to Go": March, John S., Benton, Christine M.: 8601200652772: Psychiatry: Amazon Canada

 

The ACT Workbook for Teens with OCD: Unhook Yourself and Live Life to the Full: Psy.D, Patricia Zurita Ona, Ralph, Stuart, Gardner, Louise: 9781787750838: Books - Amazon.ca

 

What to do when your Child has Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Strategies and Solutions: Wagner Ph.D., Aureen Pinto: 9780967734712: Books - Amazon.ca

OCD Booklist