Chrissie Hodges is a mental health advocate and public speaker on Obsessive-Compulsive disorder and stigma reduction for mental health. She is the author of “Pure OCD: The Invisible Side of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder”.
Chrissie works as a Peer support/coach and as a therapy coach with Effective OCD Treatment. She is a presenter at the Crisis Intervention Team training for Denver Police & Sheriff Departments. Chrissie is a professional blog & Vlog contributor for ‘Mental Health on The Mighty’. Chrissie is also a commissioner on the Colorado Suicide Prevention Commission.
She is an ‘In Our Own Voice’ presenter for NAMI Colorado and sits on the Colorado Advisory board for Mental Health Standards & Regulations. Chrissie is a certified peer support specialist in the state of Colorado and holds a BS in Psychology.
As a peer support/coach Chrissie works with people who have identified their symptoms to be anxiety/OCD related, pre-treatment, during treatment, post-treatment, and working toward recovery. Peer support is essential in working through the emotional turmoil that accompanies a diagnosis and treatment of OCD and mental illness. Chrissie uses her lived experience with mental illness to help others work through and overcome the shame, guilt, and emotions of stigma, helping them to find peace and acceptance in their experience.
Chrissie can provide her services via skype, phone, or in person. The hours of support are highly flexible and each peer support package is tailored to their individual needs.