To learn more about the International OCD Foundation’s 23rd Annual OCD Conference, please visit http://ocd2016.org.
Thursday, July 28 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Superhero Storytime: Amazing Adam and the Secret Spell

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Join Amazing Adam, a super kid just like you, as he discovers for the first time that he has OCD. Adam's nemesis, the Worry Wizard, has Adam under a spell which causes his brain to make too many worry thoughts. Adam learns all about his OCD, where his worry thoughts come from, and how to defeat them. Armed with super skills he learned in therapy, Adam
prepares to take on the Worry Wizard! Will Adam's super skills be enough to defeat the Worry Wizard once and for all? Join us to find out! Following the reading, families will be given art supplies so children can create their own image of themselves as a superhero and their OCD as a super villain. This exercise is intended to help empower children to fight back against their symptoms and to recognize OCD as something separate from themselves.


Christina Pascarzi, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist, Counseling On Piedmont
Dr. Christina Pascarzi is a licensed clinical psychologist practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area.  She specializes in treating adults with OCD and other anxiety-related disorders in her private practice, Counseling on Piedmont, in Oakland, CA. Dr. Pascarzi is the author of the... Read More →

Thursday July 28, 2016 6:30pm - 7:30pm CDT
Chicago B, 5th Floor