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To learn more about the International OCD Foundation’s 23rd Annual OCD Conference, please visit http://ocd2016.org.
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Thursday, July 28 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sibling Support Group for Kids and Teens

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When your brother or sister has OCD you may grapple with many different issues. You may feel like nobody else knows what it's like to have OCD in their family. You may wonder how to support your sibling without getting overly involved. You may struggle with lots of mixed feelings, and sometimes you may just feel plain old lost in the shuffle. Come meet other kids and teens who have siblings with OCD as we share thoughts and feelings, and work to constructively problem-solve the unique issues that arise when you have a sibling with OCD.

Speakers
avatar for Charlotte Baier

Charlotte Baier

I'm 9 years old and am a sibling of someone with OCD. I love horseback riding, swimming, singing, cooking and helping my sister with her exposures. I know how hard it is to be a sibling of someone with OCD, especially when your mom or dad is giving your sibling attention instead of you. I look forward to sharing our experiences.
avatar for Michelle Witkin, PhD

Michelle Witkin, PhD

Michelle Witkin, Ph.D.
Dr. Witkin is a psychologist in private practice in Valencia, CA, where she specializes in treating OCD and anxiety disorders. She especially likes to work with children and teens. She is a graduate of the IOCDF’s Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) and is a Clinical Fellow of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Dr. Witkin loves attending the IOCDF conference and is eagerly awaiting this year's events!


Thursday July 28, 2016 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Chicago F/G, 5th Floor

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