OCD Writing Club

Support Group
Contact: Youngji Son
N/A
Columbus, Ohio 43235

Meeting Information:

Venue: Online
Meeting day and time: Every Friday
Open To: Adult with OCD (with or without a formal diagnosis)
Fee: Free

Description:

Facilitator: Dr. Youngji Son (Ph.D. in Literacy at The Ohio State University)

● This writing club is founded in the hope of
– helping OCDers to redirect their “OCD energy” into a mental task of writing personal narratives.
– offering a space where OCDers feel achieved, connected, and valued by writing and sharing their personal narratives about them and their lives with OCD with the writing club members.

● Benefit of writing to OCD symptoms shared by writers with OCD
– Taylor Larsen, the author of Stranger, Father, Beloved
https://www.bustle.com/articles/185382-how-reading-and-writing-helped-me-cope-with-my-obsessive-compulsive-disorder
– Adam O’Fallon Price, the author of The Hotel Neversink
https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2019/08/06/the-creative-compulsions-of-ocd/
– Youngji Son (Facilitator of this writing club), the author of academic journals
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1083177232521286/permalink/1083268352512174/

● Fee: Free

● Who: Adult with OCD (with or without a formal diagnosis)

● When: Every Friday 1-3pm (EST)

● Where: Online via Zoom (For the Zoom link, please email the facilitator your first name at son.191@osu.edu)

● If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Youngji anytime at son.191@osu.edu