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Complex OCD: When the going gets tough, the tough get experimenting

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This interactive session will describe the ‘appraisal’ based cognitive behavioural approach to OCD and consider how to conduct personalised formulations in the face of complex, multi-faced OCD. Advances in the treatment of OCD in the following areas will be presented: understanding and treating ‘mental contamination’, new methods for addressing repeated checking, tackling pure obsessions where the feared consequence cannot obviously be confirmed (e.g., going to hell for blasphemous thoughts) and ‘not just right experiences’. Participants will be encouraged to devise and execute their own behavioural experiment during the workshop.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own cases for discussion and troubleshooting but to email the presenter with these directly in advance to ensure that the workshop, like therapy, can be personalised to meet the needs of the audience as far as possible.

Location Reading
Category Talking Therapies
Details of Event
Start date 01 May 2019
Venue Address University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus
Amount £130
Organiser Charlie Waller Institute
Speaker Professor Roz Shafran
Contact No. 0118 378 7537
Keywords Cognitive Behavioraltherapy (CBT), Therapy
Regions South, South East