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Saturday, July 30 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Tips and Tricks From The OCD Trenches: Engaging Children and Adolescents in ERP

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Getting kids, teens, and parents to actually engage in ERP can present numerous challenges for clinicians. The goal of this talk is to expand therapists’ tool boxes in helping children, teens, and families engage in the ERP work. Four experts who work with the toughest pediatric OCD cases will share their personal tools and tricks that they use to help overcome some of the resistance and challenges that can be inherent in ERP treatment. These strategies will encompass many of the salient domains of exposure work, including pre-planning strategies and tools, actual exposure work and time, post-processing of exposures, and increasing homework compliance and practice outside of therapy time.


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Scott Cypers, PhD

Dr. Cypers is an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado and serves as the Lead Stress and Anxiety Clinical Psychologist for Children's Hospital Colorado. Dr. Cypers has spent the past 10 plus years focused on treating anxiety based issues and developing innovative programming for anxiety based issues in the populations that he has worked, including college students, active duty military, children, adolescents, and... Read More →
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Dean McKay, PhD

Dean McKay, PhD is a Professor, Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and is Past-President (2013-2014) of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). He currently serves on the several editorial boards, is Associate Editor of Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, and Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy... Read More →
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Benjamin Mullin, PhD

Benjamin Mullin Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and serves as a Psychologist in the Pediatric Mental Health Institute at Children's Hospital Colorado. Dr. Mullin's research focuses on the pathophysiology of pediatric anxiety disorders, and in particular, how sleep disruption may precipitate anxiety by altering activity in key neural circuits. He is also pursuing research... Read More →
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Eric Storch, PhD

All Children's Hospital Guild Endowed Chair, Professor, and Clinical Director, University of South Florida and Rogers Behavioral Health - Tampa
Dr. Eric Storch is Professor and All Children's Hospital Guild Endowed Chair in the Departments of Pediatrics, Health Policy & Management, Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, and Psychology at the University of South Florida. He serves as the Director of Research for Developmental Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, and is the Clinical Director of Rogers Behavioral Health Tampa Bay. Dr. Storch has received... Read More →


Saturday July 30, 2016 11:00am - 12:30pm
Chicago F/G/H, 5th Floor