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Living with Uncertainty Podcast with Dr. Yip

Podcast of interview with Dr. Yip on Living with OCD and Uncertainty. See link: ​
https://youtu.be/qb3lxcZSLSs

Webinar: Murderers, Pedophiles, & Other Harm Concerns: Living with Possibilities

Murderers, Pedophiles, & Other Harm Concerns: Living with Possibilities
May 12, 2017 | 12 noon – 1:30 pm ET
 
Featuring: Jonathan Grayson, PhD
Licensed Psychologist
Director, Grayson LA Treatment Center for Anxiety & OCD
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of Southern California
This webinar will focus on the many different types of harm OCD, from hit and run to preventing potential accidents to fears of actively harming/molesting others. For each manifestation, the rationale/reasons to risk treatment will be discussed. This will be followed by designing treatment for the different types of harm OCD. This will not only include descriptions of ERP protocols, but how to develop therapeutic scripts to accompany exposure and when and how to incorporate ACT components into treatment.
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe a minimum of three different manifestations of harm OCD that differ in the intentionality and responsibility experienced by the sufferer.
  2. Convince sufferers from harm OCD to risk and cope with the possibility of their worst fears coming true.
  3. Design and implement an ERP protocol for different forms of harm OCD
Presentation level: Intermediate/Advanced.  This webinar is eligible for 1.5 CEs.

OCD Sufferer’s Panel accompanying my OCD Awareness Week presentation

This is from a an OCD Awareness Week Event. This is the panel that followed my presentation, “The ABCs of Overcoming OCD.” The speakers, Liz McInvale, Ethan Smith and Jeff Bell humble me with their life stories and their bravery. I hope I could do as well as them if I were in their circumstances.  Click here to see their panel.