Friday, June 21, 2024

  • 06/21/2024 - 12:00pm to 3:15pm
    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a common and often debilitating mental health condition characterized by unwanted intrusive thoughts (obsessions) and repeated distress-reducing behaviors (compulsions). Frequently misunderstood, misdiagnosed, and mistreated, this series of lectures will demystify OCD and related disorders and the most effective protocols for helping those who suffer from them. Attendees new to or heavily experienced in treating OCD and related disorders will gain knowledge from multiple perspectives. This unique format features six lectures from top experts in the field, scheduled across three sessions over the Spring 2024 season. This series includes experts presenting on the concept of growth mindset in OCD treatment, the use of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) in OCD treatment, an update on the state of pharmacology in OCD, and sessions on the treatment of perfectionism, hoarding, and health anxiety.