To learn more about the International OCD Foundation’s 23rd Annual OCD Conference, please visit http://ocd2016.org.
Sunday, July 31 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
But I Thought I Was Straight: How-To's of Treatment for HOCD And A Story of Recovery

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Obsessive doubts about sexual identity have increasingly come out of the closet, and are now better recognized as common symptoms of OCD. Despite this, sufferers still frequently lack accurate information about the symptoms and treatments. This presentation will outline typical symptoms of this problem, as well as present and explain a range of cognitive and behavioral techniques that can be used to effectively treat them. In addition, a presentation will be made by an individual who has made a successful recovery, outlining the experience of his disorder, before, during, and after treatment.

View slides here: http://www.slideshare.net/IOCDF/fred-penzel-but-i-thought-i-was-straight 

avatar for Fred Penzel, PhD

Fred Penzel, PhD

Executive Director, Western Suffolk Psychological Services

Jonathan Teller

My name is Jonathan Teller and I am currently a Junior at the University of Richmond studying Psychology. After suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder for nearly 5 years of my life, I have decided to pursue a career in the field where I can hopefully one day be able... Read More →

Sunday July 31, 2016 11:00am - 12:30pm CDT
Chicago E, 5th Floor