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OACCPP
OACCPP stands for the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists, a professional association in Ontario.
OASW
OASW stands for the Ontario Association of Social Workers.
Object-relations
In the curious terminology of psychoanalysis, people who matter to us are termed 'objects' while we, in relation to them, are termed 'subjects'.
Obsessions
Obsessions are ideas, images and impulses that run through the person's mind over and over again.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, also known as OCD, is characterized by obsessive thoughts and/or compulsive behaviors that significantly interfere with normal life.
OCD
See Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
OCSWSSW
OCSWSSW stands for the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.
OHIP
OHIP is the Ontario Health Insurance Plan, a medical health insurance plan.

OHIP is the province’s tax-supported health insurance plan for residents of the Province of Ontario.
On-line/Skype/VOIP
On-line/Skype/VOIP psychotherapy uses video and audio software that allows you and your therapist to see and hear each other over a secure connection. It is a simple way to work with a therapist who may be too far to visit regularly.
Openness
This word is now common in American English to describe a desirable and refreshing human quality of acceptance, trust and curiosity about the mysterious workings of the human spirit.
Oppression
Oppression is the unjust use of power, on a continual basis, by one group over another, using political power and ideology in a way that creates and sustains inequity in the distribution of resources.
Orgone
A term coined by Wilhelm Reich to describe the fundamental psychic-somatic essence of vitality.
Orthorexia Nervosa
Orthorexia nervosa refers to a fixation on eating healthy food.
OSP
OSP stands for the Ontario Society of Psychotherapists, a professional grouping of psychotherapists based in Ontario.
Otherness
This term functions to speak of many things that were once subsumed under the term 'mystery'.
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