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Saturday, July 30 • 1:45pm - 3:30pm
It's Everywhere! Eating, Breathing, and Living in Contamination

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Contamination is a common theme in the world of OCD and can encompass a number of different categories. In environmental contamination, for example, individuals fear power lines, radiation, WiFi, microwaves, and other energy based sources they fear can cause a life threatening illness. Others fear household and other chemicals such as cleaning products, gasoline, oils, even soap based supplies. These profiles appear differently than individuals who fear contamination from eating certain foods, or from dirt and germs.  This presentation will discuss these varying contamination categories in detail, how they differ, treatment plans, and case examples. Time will be allotted for audience Q&A.


Speakers
avatar for Jon Hershfield, MFT

Jon Hershfield, MFT

Director, The OCD and Anxiety Center of Greater Baltimore
Jon Hershfield, MFT, is a psychotherapist who specializes in mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders and is licensed in the states of Maryland and California. He is director of The OCD and Anxiety Center of Greater Baltimore in Hunt Valley, MD. Previous to entering fulltime private practice, Jon was associate director of the UCLA Pediatric OCD Intensive Outpatient... Read More →
avatar for Robin Zasio, PsyD, LCSW

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 →


Saturday July 30, 2016 1:45pm - 3:30pm
Chicago E, 5th Floor