Half Day Professional Workshop
Friday – September 12, 2014 | 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Michael Hickey, Ph.D. Director of the Center for the Treatment and Research of Obsessive-Compulsive & Related Disorders and Director of the Center for Psychological Evaluation, Albert Ellis Institute
This workshop will first review clinical and diagnostic characteristics of Obsessive-Compulsive & Related Disorders (OC&RDs) with emphasis on recent DSM-5 changes from the previous DSM-IV-TR edition. Next, participants will be introduced to the rationale and effective implementation of evidence-based cognitive and behavioral strategies based on the most recent research on effective treatment of OC&RDs. Emphasis will be placed on implementing these techniques primarily for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).