Tag Archives: OCD

ONLINE OCD CONFERENCE

Connect with others living with OCD and related disorders at this year’s #OCDCon! Join me and thousands of others for a three-day virtual event filled with support, community, and learning
on 7/31-8/2.

Learn more at onlineocdconference.org or @IOCDF!

Uncertainty, Covid 19 and Modifying ERP

Ethan Smith, Liz McIngvale and I discuss Uncertainty, Covid 19 and Modifying ERP on Peace of Mind’s Webinar.
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New Podcast: OCD Staring

This Sunday, 12/22/19, I will be discussing OCD Staring on Ralph Stuart’s podcast, The OCD Stories.

Grayson Center Pasadena 1,000,000 steps for OCD Walk

EVENT DATE: JUN 02, 2018
Join us for the our first Pasadena 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk, hosted by The Grayson LA Treatment Center for Anxiety & OCD to benefit  the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF)!  This is part of the IOCDF’s national week of walks to raise funds.  If you can join us, please register yourself at OCD Walk (click link).  It’s free to join us, but if you walk with us and raise $25 in your name by May 7th, you will receive an official OCD Walk t-shirt.  If you can’t join us, please make a donation at OCD Walk (click link).

Where: Memorial Park, Pasadena  When: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018
Check-in: 9:00 am
Opening Remarks: 9:30 am
Walk End: 12:00 pm

Questions? Contact
Jonathan Grayson at jbg1717@gmail.com

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

ADAA Webinar: OCD & Strategic Pressure: Working with Treatment Resistant Children & Adult Children Living at Home

September 22, 2017 | 12 noon – 1:00 pm ET
OCD & Strategic Pressure: Working with Treatment Resistant Children & Adult Children Living @Home

Webinar Description:

As therapists we have all experienced the painful difficulty of seeing sufferers in extreme distress and having difficulty functioning, who are refusing to follow through with treatment at any level. When confronted with a treatment refusing child, the stakes seem even higher because we know that with each passing year of dysfunction, the odds that child will recover begin to decrease. Sending the treatment refusing child to an intensive OCD inpatient program may seem like a viable solution, but such programs can be defeated by the treatment refusing child, because legally, they can’t force anyone to do treatment. We consider Strategic Pressure to be the treatment of last resort, when all else has failed.

Strategic Pressure is a treatment approach that can be used by therapists to work with the parents of treatment refusing children to pressure them into treatment. It takes into account the difficulty the parents have had with enabling and focuses as much upon helping them to gradually change their behaviors as much as the child’s. It can be used for any dependent child living at home, whether 4 or 36.

Click here for more information

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.

The ABC’s of OCD – an introduction to OCD treatment

This is from a livestreamed OCD Awareness Week Event. Click here to watch  my presentation of “The ABCs of Overcoming OCD.” My thanks to Liz McInvale, Ethan Smith, Jeff Bell and Barbara Van Oppen for putting this together and for there wonderful presentations. You can check out their presentation which is also shared on this site.

OCD Stories interview with me

Click on this link, OCD Stories,  to watch a podcast interview with me on The OCDStories – a site dedicated to sharing stories of those with OCD and information from professionals.

Free OCD Speakers Series & USC Genetic Study Event

WHEN:
Sunday March 13 2016,  10:30am – 4:00pm (if you have OCD or an OCD related disorder ( hoarding, skin picking, hairpulling, body dysmorphic disorder, you may be eligible to participate! Study enrollment opens at 10:30)

WHERE:
Courtyard Marriott Pasadena
180 N Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, CA
(Free parking on the street)

RSVP:
By March 7, 2016 to vannoppe@usc.edu

* Light refreshments will be provided

Presentations:

11:00am-12:15pm
Jonathan Grayson, PhD, The Grayson LA Treatment Center for Anxiety and OCD
“The ABC’s of OCD: Understanding OCD and its Treatment”

1:00 pm-1:45 pm:
Barbara Van Noppen, PhD, University of Southern California
“The Role of Family in OCD”

1:45pm-2:30pm:
Chris Trondsen, The Gateway Institute
“Life Beyond OCD”

2:30pm-3:30pm:
Question and Answer Panel

10:30am-4:00pm:
**Study Enrollment all day (compensation will be provided)

* Research funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.
   Approved by USC HS-IRB 10-00299.