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Sunday, July 31 • 8:00am - 9:00am
Ask the Experts: Q&A on Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors

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This panel of experts will be available to answer all your questions on the presentation and treatment of BFRBs including trichotillomania (hair-pulling disorder) and excoriation (skin-picking disorder). The presenters will discuss current best practices in cognitive-behavioral and medication treatments, as well as more novel approaches. Issues related to maintenance of treatment improvement over time will also be addressed.

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Darin Dougherty, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Dr. Darin Dougherty is Director of Neurotherapeutics in the Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH); Director, Mood Disorders Section and Associate Director of the MGH Psychiatric Neuroimaging Group; Director of Medical Education at the MGH Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Institute; Co-Director of the MGH Trichotillomania Clinic; and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Dougherty has... Read More →
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Ruth Golomb, LCPC

Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington, TLC Scientific Advisory Board
Ruth Goldfinger Golomb, LCPC, is a senior clinician, supervisor, and a director of the training program at the Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington, where she has worked since the mid 1980's. Ms. Golomb specializes in treatment of anxiety disorders in children and adults. She has conducted workshops and seminars, and participated as an expert in panel discussions covering many topics including Tourette Syndrome, Obsessive... Read More →

Jon Grant, JD, MD, MPH

Jon Grant is a Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Chicago, where he also supervises an outpatient clinic for addictive-impulsive-compulsive disorders. Professor Grant is the author of twelve books on impulsive and compulsive behaviors and over 300 peer-reviewed scientific articles.
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Nancy Keuthen, PhD

Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Dr Nancy Keuthen is the Director of the Trichotillomania Clinic and Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Associate Professor in psychology at Harvard Medical School. She has written nearly 100 peer-reviewed papers and chapters and authored/edited two books on BFRBs. She is a member of the scientific advisory boards of both the International OCD Foundation and the Trichotillomania Learning Center.
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Fred Penzel, PhD

Executive Director, Western Suffolk Psychological Services
Dr. Fred Penzel is a licensed psychologist who has specialized in the cognitive/behavioral treatment of OCD since 1982. He is the founder and executive director of Western Suffolk Psychological Services in Huntington, Long Island, New York, a private treatment group specializing in OCD and related problems, and is a founding member of the IOCDF Science Advisory Board. Dr. Penzel is the author of "Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders: A... Read More →

Sunday July 31, 2016 8:00am - 9:00am
Chicago E, 5th Floor