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2014-07-10 12:31:11

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialists from Rogers Memorial Hospital will participate in the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) 21st Annual OCD Conference, which takes place July 18-20 in Los Angeles, Calif. Among the experts participating will be Bradley C. Riemann, Ph.D., clinical director of the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Center and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Services; Stephanie Eken, M.D., FAAP, medical director of the Child Center; and...

2013-11-19 23:29:54

According to OCD specialist Francine Rosenberg, Psy.D., of Morris Psychological Group, the study offers hope for OCD sufferers who wish to use their brain power to control their obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors rather than letting the condition control them. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 For those coping with obsessive-compulsive disorder – better known as OCD – new research shows that a form of cognitive-behavioral therapy improves outcomes for patients for whom...

2013-10-25 23:01:18

DoctorsElite has announced the addition of Dr. Cary Jordan, a Florida Psychologist. Gulfport, MS (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Dr. Jordan has joined DoctorsElite as a member. He is a Florida Licensed Psychologist with extensive experience treating both child and adult OCD and related anxiety disorders for the past 6 years. Dr. Jordan heads up the OCD & Anxiety Clinic at Psychology Services Associates in Tampa. His initial anxiety training began at the University of Florida in the Weekly...

2013-05-24 23:22:32

Beyond OCD announces the fifth anniversary of its popular OCD support group in Chicago. This free OCD Support group allows participants to learn accurate information about OCD, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Exposure and Response Prevention. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Jeanne Ettelson, president of Beyond OCD, announced the fifth anniversary of its popular and only free OCD support group in Chicago. Launched in 2008 and a successful continuing resource for OCD sufferers, the group...

2012-09-27 23:03:44

Jeanne Ettelson, president of Beyond OCD, announced that Dr. Erica Wagner-Heimann will speak at the next OCD Live Forum on October 9, 2012 in Chicago at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 Beyond OCD presents psychologist Erica Wagner-Heimann at its OCD Awareness Week Live Forum on October 9, 2012. Dr. Wagner-Heimann´s presentation, titled “Taking ACTion on OCD,” will provide an introduction to a form of Cognitive Behavioral...

2011-05-23 14:53:35

Study shows that compulsions lead to obsessions, and not the other way around New scientific evidence challenges a popular conception that behaviours such as repetitive hand-washing, characteristic of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), are carried out in response to disturbing obsessive fears. The study, conducted at the University of Cambridge in collaboration with the University of Amsterdam, found that in the case of OCD the behaviours themselves (the compulsions) might be the precursors...

2011-05-03 00:00:40

Jeanne Ettelson, president of OCD Chicago, announced that Dr. Shana Doronn has joined other prominent mental health professionals as a member of OCD Chicago's Scientific Advisory Board. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 01, 2011 Dr. Shanna Doronn joins OCD Chicago's Scientific Advisory Board ("SAB") which provides guidance to OCD Chicago on medical and treatment matters and serves as an informal speakers bureau. Dr. Doronn specializes in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and other...


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