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October 2016

OCD Georgia – OCD 101: An Overview of Diagnosis and Treatment – Training for Mental Health Professionals

October 15, 2016 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
12 Executive Park Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30329 United States
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Presented by Kasey Brown, LCSW, OCD Georgia President, and Josh Spitalnick, Ph.D., ABPP, OCD Georgia board member. The program provides foundational information on the diagnosis and treatment of OCD and is designed for psychotherapists and other professionals seeking an introduction to OCD, its features, and empirically supported means of treating this disorder. Registration is required and seats are limited. Click here to register.

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OCD Connecticut – Living with OCD Presentation

October 15, 2016 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
Yale Child Study Center, 230 S Frontage Rd
New Haven, CT 06520 United States
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The event features Dr. Christina Taylor, PhD and a panel of people living with OCD, concluding with support group breakout sessions. Dr. Taylor is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Sacred Heart University and the author of OCD: A Workbook for Clinicians, Children and Teens; Actions to Beat, Control & Defeat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. The event is free and lunch will be provided. Please register at www.ocdct.org or via email at ct.ocdf@gmail.com or by calling (860) 415-6233.

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Seattle, WA – OCD Awareness Week Presentation & Workshop

October 15, 2016 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Swedish Medical Center, Level B, Cafeteria Alcove Meeting Room, 747 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122 United States
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Topics include: What is OCD? What disorders are related to OCD? What is the treatment for OCD? What goes on in a typical therapy session for OCD? What is the role of Friends & Family in the treatment of OCD? Meetings are free and open to all. Potluck Luncheon following meeting.

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OCD & Anxiety Support Group Meeting

October 15, 2016 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
Jadis Blurton Development Centre, Kennedy Town Centre Shopping Centre, 19th Floor, 23 Belcher's St
Kennedy Town, Hong Kong China
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A free English speaking support group meeting for OCD and Anxiety sufferers. The focus for this month is on stigma and barriers to mental health recovery in Hong Kong.

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Weston, FL – First Annual OCD and Anxiety Awareness Event

October 15, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Neurobehavioral Institute, 2233 N Commerce Pkwy
Weston, FL 33326 United States
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We are excited to announce that for this week, International OCD Awareness week, Neurobehavioral Institute (NBI) will be hosting an event on Saturday October 15th, 2016 at noon at our office. NBI doctors and staff will be leading a local walk to raise funds for the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) and will available answering questions live, through NBI's Facebook page. More information to follow. Be part of it and join us! #OCDAwarenessDay@NBI

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OCD Washington (State) – OCD in the Media

October 15, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Swedish Orthopedic Institute, 601 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122 United States
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OCD Washington is hosting an event for OCD Awareness week where we will be showing clips of shows and/or movies that portray OCD in the media with discussion to follow. Snacks will be provided. We hope you can attend! Please email if you have any questions, info@ocdwashington.org. Please rsvp at the same email, info@ocdwashington.org, to help us organize enough snacks!

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OCD Georgia – OCD and Addiction Mini Conference

October 15, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Few Hall, Emory University Multipurpose Room, 4 Eagle Row
Atlanta, GA 30322 United States
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October 15 at 1pm-4pm OCD and Addiction Education Series Patrick McGrath, PhD, the Director of the Center for Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD) at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, will speak about OCD and addiction, the latest research on comorbidity, implications this research has for treatment, and misconceptions plaguing the treatment model for these dual diagnoses. IOCDF spokespersons Elizabeth McIngvale, PhD and Ethan S. Smith will share their struggle and journey with OCD as they speak on the hidden…

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OCD SF Bay Area – OCD in the Family: 10 Tips to Avoid Enabling and Start Truly Helping

October 15, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Marie Mahoney Auditorium, Seton Medical Center, 1900 Sullivan Ave
Daly City, CA 94015 United States
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Heidi Hartston, PhD will talk on OCD in the Family: 10 Tips to Avoid Enabling and Start Truly Helping” If you heard her program last year on Relationships and OCD, you know you find this talk invaluable. The program will be videotaped and available on YouTube. Heidi Hartston, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist with over 16 years of specialized experience helping people master OCD, recover from anxiety, depression and addictive behaviors and improve their relationships. Heidi currently has a private…

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OCD Wisconsin – Free “Ask the Experts” OCD Panel Discussion

October 18, 2016 at 6:30 am - 8:30 pm EDT
Waukesha County Technical College, 800 Main St
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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OCD Wisconsin, an affiliate of the International OCD Foundation, has invited three of Rogers Memorial Hospital's clinical experts to share their knowledge about OCD and the message that early diagnosis and treatment are key to successful recovery. Drs. Brad Riemann, David Jacobi and Nick Farrell, will answer your questions about OCD and related disorders at a free “Ask the Experts” panel at the Waukesha County Technical College’s Richard T. Anderson Education Center (800 Main Street, Pewaukee) on Tuesday, October 18,…

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September 2017

OCD Awareness: Presentations Followed by Q&A with Local Experts

September 24 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Community College of Baltimore County, Hunt Valley, 11101 McCormick Road, Room 120
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
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A Free Event for ANYONE Interested in Learning About OCD and Its Treatment Topics include common OCD themes, incorporating mindfulness in treatment, challenging faulty beliefs, generalized anxiety disorder, the role of medication, and helping children with OCD. Location: Community College of Baltimore County, Hunt Valley 11101 McCormick Road, Room 120 Hunt Valley, MD Presenters: Andrea Batton, LCPC, The Maryland Anxiety Center Michael Checknoff, LCSW-C, Anxiety & Stress Disorders Institute Shmuel Fischler, LCSW-C, CBT Baltimore Michael Heady, LCPC, Anxiety & Stress…

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