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Living With OCD – An Unwelcome Houseguest! (Ottawa, CN)
November 29, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An Educational OCD Awareness Week Event: OCD can turn an entire household upside down, and enmesh all family members.
An unwelcome houseguest indeed! OCD CAN be managed. Come and learn how.
Our Speaker Panel:
Jenn Coward – Recipient of the Royal’s 2017 Inspiration Award, Jenn will share her experience of living with OCD. To learn a bit about Jenn – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cUmiSD3HO4
Dr. Connie Dalton (Psychologist) – Will give an overview of treatment with focus on ERP/CBT, as well as coping and self-care strategies for those with OCD and those who support them. Decreasing accommodation and reassurance will be discussed.
Dr. Yakov Shlik (Psychiatrist) – Will give an overview of the biomedical aspects of OCD – what does OCD look like in the brain, what is going on? Medications used to treat will be discussed.
A panel discussion with all speakers participating in answering audience questions will conclude the evening.
To register, visit www.regonline.com/OCD2017
For full details, visit www.ocdottawa.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/OCD_Event_OCT2017_Poster.pdf