Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (“OCD”) is on the rise in our youth due, in part, to anxiety, isolation and concerns from the Covid-19 pandemic. This environment has triggered increased symptoms in adolescents with existing OCD symptoms and has brought on compulsive behaviors in new groups of youth. OCD is now one of the more common psychiatric disorders.
- Attendees will be able to identify the common mistakes that therapists make when implementing ERP and how to correct them
- Attendees will learn how to improve and “supercharge” treatment for clients who are treatment resistant or slow to respond to ERP
Stacey Dobrinsky, Ph.D.
Director of Training
B.A., Rutgers University/M.A. Montclair State University/M.Ed. University of Florida/Ph.D. University of Florida
Dr. Dobrinsky has over ten years of experience treating children and adolescents with OCD and anxiety disorders. She was a founding faculty member at the Mclean OCDI Jr. program and ultimately served as the Clinical Director. Dr. Dobrinsky specializes in severe, treatment refractory anxiety and OCD and utilizes a combination of Exposure Response Prevention (ERP) and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) in her treatment.
She has been trained through the IOCDF’s Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) and is also certified in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD. Dr. Dobrinsky has presented on OCD, Anxiety and ACT both locally and nationally.
Questions Regarding this Courses?
Phone: (203) 570-9623