Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 101

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This webinar will be covering the basics on what Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is and what it is not. We will discuss the mechanisms that maintain OCD, the importance of not giving in to compulsion, and how to cope with the distress that this can cause the individual suffering from OCD. You will also learn about effective treatment options and how they work as well as the difference between using coping strategies verses doing compulsions aimed at suppressing uncomfortable thoughts and feeling.

Objectives:

  1. The attendee will be able to know what is and is not OCD
  2. The attendee will understand the mechanisms that maintain OCD
  3. The attendee will understand what are effective treatment options and how they work.
  4. The attendee will have strategies for coping with the distress that can come from not engaging in compulsive behavior.

Robert Zambrano, Psy.D. received his Bachelors of Science from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania and his Masters of Psychology and Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology of Rutgers University.

He is the Clinical Director at Stress and Anxiety in East Brunswick and was previously on staff at Rutgers Psychological Clinic’s Tourette Syndrome Program. Dr. Zambrano specializes in working with children and adults with OCD, depression, and other anxiety disorders as well as Tourette Syndrome. He has been certified by the Behavioral Therapy Training Institute, which is provided by the International OCD Foundation.

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Last Updated: 09/19/22