IOCDF Community Events Calendar
The Community Events Calendar showcases upcoming in-person and virtual events for all members of the OCD community. Hosting an event of your own? Fill out the online form and get it added to the calendar so local community members can join in!
Learn more about IOCDF-run events, such as our in-person and virtual conferences, the 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk to raise awareness and funds, and training opportunities for professionals. All times are local.
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Understanding and Getting Help for OCD: 12th Annual Evening with Experts
October 13 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
As part of International OCD Awareness Week 2021, a panel of experts in OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) will offer a free virtual program on OCD for the community on Wednesday October 13, 2021 from 7pm-8:30pm.
All are welcome to attend. We do ask that you register at https://zoom.us/meeting/
Drs. Jon Abramowitz, Aureen Wagner, and Jeff Sapyta will spend the first half of the program discussing various aspects of OCD and treatment before answering your questions regarding OCD in children, teens, and adults.
Jon Abramowitz, Ph.D., is a professor and director of the OCD/Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and author of the self-help book for people with OCD: “Getting Over OCD: A 10-Step Workbook for Taking Back Your Life.”
Aureen Wagner, Ph.D., clinical child psychologist and founder of The Anxiety Wellness Center in Cary, NC, has authored several books on OCD, including: “Up and Down the Worry Hill,” “What to Do When Your Child has OCD,” and “Treatment of OCD in Children and Adolescents.”
Jeff Sapyta, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at Duke University School of Medicine. His research has mostly focused on improving family-based OCD interventions for children and adolescents. He is also a founding Board member and officer of OCD North Carolina.