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To learn more about the International OCD Foundation’s 23rd Annual OCD Conference, please visit http://ocd2016.org.
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Friday, July 29 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
'Draw a Monster' Mindfulness and ACT Interactive Table

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THE CHALLENGE: Draw a monster that represents an intrusive fear/thought or negative feeling associated with them. Then name it, draw goofy clothes on it, write down where you might take it if you just allowed yourself to shift your perspective and view it differently. THE GOAL: To view fear from a different lens. Once you stop wasting valuable energy on pushing your fears/monsters away, you can use it on the things in your life that hold true value and meaning. Have compassion for your thoughts, expand your mind to make room for your monsters. Once you give fear/monsters zero power, you will see that they will shrink and grow weak. Come to this activity to learn a fun way to stop fighting your fears/monsters, and change the way
you view them.

Speakers
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Sean Shinnock

Sean has had severe OCD comorbid with depression and anxiety for over 25 years, but wasn't officially diagnosed with OCD until he was 32 in 2012. He first started receiving proper treatment for OCD in 2012 which in turn inspired him to start his journey of personal growth and eventually move from Columbus Ohio to Boston in 2014. He has benefited greatly from ACT and Mindfulness therapeutic methods along with the standard ERP and CBT... Read More →


Friday July 29, 2016 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Denver/Houston/Kansas City, 5th Floor