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Friday, July 29 • 8:00am - 9:00am
Ask the Experts: Panel on Hoarding Disorder

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This panel will discuss some of the different therapeutic strategies that can help to increase success in working with individuals struggling with hoarding issues. Topics will include how to reduce resistance and engage the individual in the decluttering process; how to involve the family in the most effective way; motivational challenges that people with hoarding disorder face and why it's so difficult to commit to the process; and principles of motivational interviewing. Time will be allotted for Q&A.


Randy Frost, PhD

I have been doing research on hoarding and OCD since 1993 and have published more than 150 refereed articles and book chapters on these topic. I have also published four books on hoarding: a therapist guide, a self-help book, a book for the general public about the problem, and an edited volume of up-to-date research on hoarding. In my 1996 article, I provided the first operational definition of compulsive hoarding, as well as the... Read More →
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Gail Steketee, PhD, LICSW

Dean, Professor, Boston University School of Social Work
Dr. Gail Steketee is Dean and Professor at the Boston University School of Social Work. She received her MSW and PhD from Bryn Mawr School of Social Work. Her scholarly work has focused on developing and testing treatments for obsessive compulsive spectrum disorders, especially hoarding symptoms in recent years. She has published over 200 articles and chapters, as well as more than a dozen books on these topics. Her books include... Read More →
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Robin Zasio, PsyD, LCSW

Owner and Director, The Anxiety Treatment Center
Dr. Robin Zasio, Psy. D., LCSW is a specialist in treating OCD and anxiety disorders utilizing CBT and Exposure and Response Prevention techniques. She developed The Anxiety Treatment Center, The Compulsive Hoarding Center, and The Cognitive Behavior Therapy Center, all located in Sacramento, CA. Dr. Zasio serves on the Scientific Advisory Board, Clinical Advisory Board, and Speakers Bureau for the IOCDF, and is also BTTI Faculty. She... Read More →

Friday July 29, 2016 8:00am - 9:00am
Marriott Ballroom, 4th Floor

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