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Digital Seminar

New Perspectives on OCD



Almost everything we learned about obsessive-compulsive disorder prior to 2000 was just plain wrong: it’s not rare, obvious, hard to treat, or a manifestation of deep underlying conflict.

We now know it’s common, often unrecognized, and that it’s far more helpful to treat what maintains the symptoms rather than what lies “underneath.” What brings relief for clients is not insight into the origins or meanings of issues, but rather a systematic change in their reactions to disturbing thoughts, feelings, anxiety, and arousal.

This workshop will bring you up to date on contemporary thinking and treatment of OCD and OCD spectrum disorders.


Details

Product Details
Average Rating:
   4.7
Faculty:
Sally Winston |  Martin N. Seif
Duration:
2 Hours 46 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
24 Mar, 2019
Product Code:
NOS096057
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
Access:
Never expires.

CPD


Continuing Professional Development Certificates - PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 3.0 hours CPD.

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Faculty

Sally Winston Related seminars and products: 2

PsyD

Anxiety and Stress Disorders Institute of Maryland


Sally Winston, PsyD, cofounded and codirects the Anxiety and Stress Disorders Institute of Maryland. She’s the inaugural recipient of the national Jerilyn Ross Award of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. She’s the coauthor of What Every Therapist Needs to Know about Anxiety Disorders and Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts.


Martin N. Seif Related seminars and products: 2

PhD, ABPP


Martin Seif, PhD, ABPP, cofounded the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. He’s associate director of the Anxiety and Phobia Treatment Center at White Plains Hospital and a faculty member of New York Presbyterian Hospital/Cornell Medical School. He’s the coauthor of What Every Therapist Needs to Know about Anxiety Disorders and Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  1. Identify and uncover subtle or hidden OCD in a clinical setting.
  2. Explain the rationale for effective treatment that may seem counterintuitive to the client.
  3. Focus attention on mechanisms that maintain and exacerbate symptoms of OCD and OCD spectrum disorders.
  4. Practice skills at treatment planning for OCD and OCD spectrum disorders, including exposure and response prevention, and metacognitive approaches.

Outline

Myths and Facts

  • How common is OCD
  • Obsessions
  • Compulsions

Diagnosing OCD

  • OCD that looks like other mental health diagnoses
    • Agoraphobia
    • Specific phobia
    • Social anxiety
    • Panic disorder
    • Depression
    • Psychotic disorder
    • Generalized anxiety disorder

Treatment

  • Principles
  • CBT
  • ERP
  • Anxiety sensitivity
  • Cognitive distortions
  • Recovery
  • Relapse prevention
  • Medications

Target Audience

  • Psychologists
  • Physicians
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Other Behavioral Health Professionals.

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