OCD Southern California 2nd Annual Conference, Saturday March 25

OCD SoCal invites you to join us for our 2017 OCD Southern California Conference, to be held March 25, 2017 from 10am-3pm (Mariners Church, Life Development Building 2nd Floor, 5001 Newport Coast Drive, Irvine, CA 92603). This conference is an opportunity to learn more about obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and its treatment, provide support for individuals with OCD and their families, and gain practical knowledge about a variety of issues that may arise with OCD and related disorders. This event is particularly designed for individuals affected by OCD and their families, however we encourage clinicians, researchers, and students interested in learning more about OCD to attend.

Keynote Speakers:

Jonathan Grayson, PhD, The Grayson LA Treatment Center for Anxiety & OCD
Keynote address: Living with Uncertainty: It’s the Only Choice

Ethan Smith, National Spokesperson for IOCDF
Keynote address: Family Matters and OCD: Sharing the Lessons I’ve Learned

Breakout Groups* (1pm-3pm):

*participants select two groups

Ask the Psychiatrist: An Interactive Discussion on Medications for OCD (led by Sean Sassano, MD)

Children’s OCD Activities and Crafting (led by Renewed Freedom Center)

Exposure and Response Prevention Workshop (led by Jon Grayson, PhD and Thröstur Björgvinsson, PhD)

Family Contracting (led by Melissa Mose, MFT and Jennie Kuckertz, MS)

How We Did It: Tips and Tools For Successful OCD Treatment (led by Chris Trondsen and Ethan Smith)

Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders (led by Eda Gorbis, PhD)

Seating is limited, please register by March 11 (click here for registration link). Cost is $25 for adults 18+, $15 for teens 12-17, and free for children 11 and under. Lunch will be included in the registration cost for all individuals who register before the March 11 deadline. Scholarships and volunteer opportunities are available, please email us (info@ocdsocal.org) for more information.

If you do not wish to pay by credit card: Please email us at info@ocdsocal.org to RSVP, and send a check postmarked by March 11 to the following address:
PO Box 99998
San Diego, CA 92169