Rogers’ Specialists To Present At National Anxiety And Depression Conference

March 17, 2014

Drs. Riemann, Halverson, Jacobi and Leonard Discuss Advanced Treatment Approaches

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Several members of the psychiatric team at Rogers Memorial Hospital will offer their expertise during the 2014 Anxiety and Depression Conference March 27-30 in Chicago, Ill. Sponsored by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), the conference features industry leaders from around the world and is the only national professional meeting that focuses on the science and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression.


Among the foremost experts presenting are Rogers’ Bradley C. Riemann, Ph.D., clinical director of the OCD Center and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Services; Jerry L. Halverson, M.D., FAPA, medical director of Adult Services and FOCUS; along with clinical supervisors David M. Jacobi, Ph.D. and Rachel C. Leonard, Ph.D. The four will join some of the most experienced and knowledgeable clinicians and researchers from diverse disciplines to discuss advanced treatment approaches for mood and anxiety disorders.

    --  March 28: Dr.  Halverson will chair the symposium, "Multimodal
        Approaches to Difficult-to-Treat Depression"; Dr. Leonard will discuss
        behavioral activation for the treatment of depression as well as speak
        at another symposium on symptom accommodation and relationship distress
        in anxiety and depression; Dr. Riemann will present as part of a
        roundtable session, "Exposure Therapy for Children: Lessons Learned in
        Intensive OCD Treatment."
    --  March 29: Dr. Halverson will chair the symposium, "Multimodal Approaches
        to Difficult-to-Treat OCD," with Dr. Riemann addressing the use of
        exposure response therapy (ERP) with treatment-refractory OCD.
    --  March 30: Dr. Riemann will speak at another symposium on family
        accommodation and OCD treatment outcomes, and Dr. Jacobi will present a
        workshop titled "Disordered Eating in Children: An exposure based
        treatment approach."

Chad Wetterneck, Ph.D., clinical supervisor and cognitive behavior specialist at Rogers, and Sue McKenzie, co-director of Rogers InHealth, will also attend the event, where they will learn, share and network with some of the world’s premier colleagues in the industry.

Rogers Memorial Hospital is a key corporation of Rogers Behavioral Health System, which also includes: Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc.; Rogers Partners in Behavioral Health, LLC; Rogers Center for Research and Training; and Rogers InHealth. The hospital has become nationally recognized for its specialized residential treatment services and affiliations with academic institutions and teaching hospitals in the area. Rogers Memorial Hospital is currently Wisconsin’s largest not-for-profit, private behavioral health hospital, providing adults, children and adolescents with depression and mood disorders treatment, eating disorders treatment, addiction treatment, obsessive-compulsive and anxiety disorders treatment, as well as caring for a variety of other child and adolescent mental health concerns. For more information, please visit www.rogershospital.org.


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