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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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Friday, July 29 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Professional Plenary: Finding Deep Courage Within our Kindness: An Introduction to Compassion-Focused Therapy for OCD

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During this discussion of compassion focused therapy (CFT) for the treatment of OCD, we will explore how the science of self-compassion can be used to enhance both clinical work and personal recovery. Recent research demonstrates that compassion is a significant, active process in psychotherapy. This experiential workshop is specifically designed to help deepen our understanding and practice of compassion. Participants will learn the basics of imagery and psychotherapy techniques designed to generate the compassionate strength and psychological flexibility we need to face the challenge of living well with anxiety and intrusive thoughts.


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Dennis Tirch, PhD

Dr. Tirch is the Founder and Director of The Center for Compassion Focused Therapy in New York and President of The Compassionate Mind Foundation USA. Dr. Tirch is an author of 6 books, and numerous chapters and peer reviewed articles, including "The ACT Practitioner’s Guide to The Science of Compassion" and "Buddhist Psychology and CBT: A Clinician's Guide” with Dr. Laura Silberstein and colleagues. He has served on the faculty of... Read More →


Friday July 29, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Salon III, 7th Floor