Edinburgh OCD & BDD Support Group

86 Great Junction Street
United Kingdom
Meeting Times: 
7.00pm - 8.30pm
Monthly, first Friday of the month. *On hold until June 2018*
Who can attend: 

Who can attend:

  • People with OCD & BDD, or a related anxiety disorder
  • Members can bring along a family member, friend, carer, professional or partner
  • Those aged 15 or younger should be accompanied by an adult (18+)


Contact Details: 

Note: please do not send anything to, or attempt to make contact with, the venue. We hire this room on a monthly basis, and they take no responsibility for our group. Any correspondence should be directed to the email address given. 

Contact: John Main (Group Facilitator)

Telephone: 07808 157673

Facebook: Search for 'East of Scotland OCD Support Group'. This page is restricted access and provides those interested with more details. 

Email: edinburghocd16@gmail.com (general group inquiries)

The group, with regret, has been placed on hold until June 2018. Please check back then for updates as to the future of the group.


Group Information: 

  • Please make contact with either the administrator or the facilitator before attending
  • In rare cases, 1 on 1 meetings (prior to group involvement) can be arranged
  • This group is a confidential 'safe space' which is independent of any charity
  • Our 'formal' meetings are complemented with a social event every so often, eg. coffee or a drink

Directions to the venue:

  • On the 10, 7 and 49 Lothian bus routes (head for Great Junction Street)
  • Parking is available in the surrounding area, no charge; however it might be busy
  • Within a 20-25 minute walk of the city centre, train station etc.
  • Bikes can be stored securely inside while we meet


  • We ask those who are able to, and work full-time, to contribute £2.00 to the cost of the meeting (money taken on the day);
  • We ask those who are able to, and work part-time, to contribute £1.00 to the cost of the meeting (money taken on the day);
  • Those who don't work, or do but they don't feel they can contribute, will never be expected to do so. 

Dates for 2018: