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Understanding and Treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

May 16, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT

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Understanding and Treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Instructor: Jeremy Shuman, PsyD

Event Information

  • This event is will offer CEU credits totaling 1.5 hours for LPCs, LCSWs, LMFTs
  • If you are a Psychotherapy Saint Louis member this training is free; please be sure you are logged in when registering.

Event Description:
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is often missed in differential diagnosis of new psychotherapy patients, and evidence based treatment for OCD is a scarce resource.  This presentation is for clinicians with some experience in the treatment of anxiety disorders, and it will provide an overview of the heterogenous set of symptoms seen in OCD, the upstream processes that result in the observed symptoms, and recommendations for following evidence based practice in treating OCD.  The emphases will be on recognizing OCD in less obvious cases, conceptualizing complex cases with the inclusion of OC processes, and treatment of OCD using Exposure and Response Prevention along with meta-cognitive therapies.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize OCD in less stereotypical cases.
  • Understand the cognitive, attentional, and affective processes that underlie OCD.
  • Know the efficacy of a variety of psychotherapy options available to treat OCD.
  • Improve functional analysis of OC symptoms.
  • Be able to design treatment plans to incorporate exposure and response prevention.

Instructor Bio
Jeremy Shuman, PsyD is a licensed psychologist working in private practice in St. Louis and specializing in cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders and OCD.  Dr. Shuman is a graduate of the Behavior Therapy Training Institute through the IOCDF and engages in ongoing consultation with IOCDF experts as an element of continuing education.  Dr. Shuman teaches a seminar in the diagnosis and treatment of specific anxiety disorders, runs consultation groups for therapists treating anxiety disorders, and supervises emerging clinicians in addition to a full time clinical practice.  Contact at jeremy@mindfulstl.com.


May 16, 2022
11:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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Psychotherapy Saint Louis
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