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Adults & OCD

Alberta OCD Foundation - OCD Support Group 18+

Online, Alberta

GOAL stands for "Giving OCD Another Lifestyle" based on the GOAL Handbook by Dr. Jonathan Grayson. The main objective of the GOAL group is to help each attendee develop self-help skills in an atmosphere that offers emotional and practical support.

The GOAL group is free and open to all adult individuals who suffer from OCD. Since the purpose of the group is to provide a peer support system and information exchange for people with this disorder, the groups are not open to family members or friends. It is recommended but not a prerequisite to read Understanding how OCD Works. 

When: The Second Wednesday of the month (once/month)

Time: 7pm - 9pm

Location: Online using Google Meet

Sign Up: Register below

Contact: for questions

Price: Free

Groups cap at 15 attendees 

Please Note: If using a computer, the meeting will open in a browser. If using a mobile device, you can download the Google Meet app that is compatible with iPhones and Androids. Please register each month to be sent the group link. Groups cap at 15 attendees. 

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Adult OCD Support Group Registration

  • All who register must be an Alberta OCD Foundation member.

  • If you are not a member yet, click the AOCDF Member Sign-up Button, It's quick and free.

  • All participants must be an Alberta resident.

  • Last day to register is the Monday before a group (2 days prior).

A day before the group, you will receive an email with an invitation, an agenda and a link to join the online group. If you do not receive an e-mail, please first check your junk mail then contact​ 

Thank you for registering!

Access 24/7, Adult Intake Services
Edmonton, Alberta

Edmonton Community Health Hub North 780-424-2424

Provides a single point of access to adult addiction and mental health community based programs. Access 24/7 provides a range of urgent and non-urgent addiction and mental health services including service navigation, screening, assessment, referral, consultation, crisis intervention, outreach and short term stabilization.


13211 Fort Road NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T5A 1C3

Life coaching

The Grey Nuns Community Hospital Mental Health Outpatient Programs 

Edmonton, Alberta


The Grey Nuns Community Hospital provides comprehensive mental health services

for patients and families.


The following are available:

Psychiatric Partial Hospitalization Program (PPHP)

This group program runs for six weeks from Monday to Friday and stems from the Recovery Model. The program addresses skill acquisition such as coping skills, goal setting, communication skills and reflection. Referrals can be sent by any Allied Health professional by fax to 780.735.7809. Brochure Referral form

Psychiatric Out-Patient Program (POP)

POP is a group therapy program that runs for 12 weeks from Tuesday to Friday. It helps people explore what is not working in their lives and what they can do to make changes.  Referrals can be sent by any Allied Health professional by fax to 780.735.7298.Brochure Referral form

Emotion Regulation Group

This 90-minute group therapy session occurs on Tuesdays for 12 weeks. The focus is on skill training for people who struggle with their emotions. Referrals can be sent by any Allied Health professional by fax to 780.735.7298. Brochure Referral form


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Plus (CBT+)

This three-hour group occurs once a week for twelve weeks. The focus is learning skills to regulate emotions, cope with difficult and distressing emotions, as well as identify and challenge problematic thinking patterns that contribute to difficulties with emotions. Referrals from physicians can be faxed to 780.735.7496. Information for patients and families Referral form


Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)

 This three-hour weekly group runs for one year and is a skill training program for those with specific diagnoses. In order to be eligible for this program, candidates must take CBT Plus first. Please phone 780.735.7575 for more information.

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