On Demand OCD & Anxiety Lecture Series: EASE for Misophonia: A New Psychological Model and Therapy
This presentation was originally reviewed on September 20, 2022, and broadcast live online on September 23, 2022, from 2:45 PM – 4:15 PM ET.
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Misophonia is a condition characterized by an overwhelming emotional reaction to common everyday sounds such as eating and/or breathing. Most suffers are left to cope using avoidance or other unhelpful forms of temporary relief without any way to manage or reduce the symptoms of this condition. The focus of this talk is to gain an understanding of Misophonia from a psychological perspective and to learn the foundations of a therapy protocol designed to treat it. This talk will review relevant literature that serves as the foundation for the therapy and cover specific therapeutic tools that can be taught to individuals suffering from Misophonia.
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other mental health professionals.
After this lecture, registrants will be able to:
- Describe psychological phenomenon associated with Misophonia discussed in the literature
- Recognize core elements of the psychological model of Misophonia.
- Identify the core skills of EASE.
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About these speakers
Ezra Cowan is a licensed clinical psychologist who focuses on the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder, misophonia, and tinnitus. He received his doctorate in psychology from Kean University in Union, NJ where he was trained is acceptance-based approaches to treating psychological distress. He is the founder and owner of The Center for OCD and Misophonia, a private practice where he provides specialized care. He is a pioneer in the treatment of misophonia and regularly gives talks on his areas of specialty.
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OCD & Anxiety Lecture Series: EASE for Misophonia: A New Psychological Model and Therapy
Ezra Cowan, PsyD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Founder/Owner, The Center for OCD and Misophonia
New York, NY
Originally reviewed September 20, 2022.
Originally broadcast live September 23, 2022, from 2:45 PM – 4:15 PM ET
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