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Saturday, July 30 • 9:45am - 10:45am
Superheros vs. OCD-Villains: Using ACT to Conquer OCD

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Join us as we transform into OCD Superheroes! Kids will first attend Superhero School, where they will learn how ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) can give kids special powers to take on their OCD enemies. In Superhero School, kids will identify their own values and make masks that represent their superpowers. Once kids have the strength of values behind them they will test their skills by facing their OCD Supervillians. Different OCD Supervillians will try to weaken the OCD Superheroes, but kids will use their newly developed powers to live their best life while facing anxiety, fear, and doubt. Join us for a fun-filled exposure workshop where kids will have the opportunity to use ACT skills to boost their OCD-fighting skills.


Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Barkin, PsyD

Jonathan Barkin, PsyD

San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy
Jonathan Barkin, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist, partner at the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, and Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Barkin works with children, teens, and adults, specializing in the treatment of anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders. Additionally, Dr. Barkin is a contributing member to the cognitive-behavior therapy community... Read More →
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Amy Jenks, PsyD

Amy Jenks, Psy.D., is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the Director of the Bay Area OCD and Anxiety Center in Orinda, California. Dr. Jenks specializes in the treatment of OCD and OC-Spectrum disorders in children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Jenks regularly presents locally as well as nationally on OCD and anxiety disorder treatment in children and adults.
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Amy Mariaskin, PhD

Amy Mariaskin, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in Nashville, TN who specializes in the treatment of OCD, anxiety, tic disorders, and OC spectrum disorders across the lifespan. She serves as Clinical Director of Child and Adolescent programming at Rogers Behavioral Health-Nashville and is an adjunct professor at Vanderbilt University. She also maintains a private practice in the Nashville area, providing individual and group therapy.
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William Oakley, PsyD

Dr. William Oakley is an Associate Psychologist at the Kansas City Center for Anxiety Treatment. He received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Midwestern University. He completed his pre"“doctoral internship at the Carson Center for Adults and Families and conducted research at Brown University's Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship with Cognitive & Behavioral... Read More →
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Benjamin Tucker, MS

Ben Tucker is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who provides behavior therapy for  individuals affected by OCD and related conditions. He received his Bachelors  degree in Psychology from St. Olaf College and Masters in the Clinical Psychology  Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. During this time he authored  and co-authored several peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters on  behavioral... Read More →


Saturday July 30, 2016 9:45am - 10:45am
Chicago B/C, 5th Floor

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