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Friday, July 18 • 8:00am - 9:00am
Young Adult Orientation

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This orientation is for older teens and adults under age 30 who have OCD, or are a family member or friend of someone with OCD. Come and learn about one of the newest tracks at the IOCDF’s Annual OCD Conference and meet others like you! The presenters will discuss the many workshops, support groups, and fun evening events that are in store for young adult conference-goers. This session is intended for new conference attendees, as well as veterans who have been coming for many years. 


Shay Mooney, MSSW

After spending her early twenties severely impacted by OCD, Shay Mooney questioned if finishing graduate school, starting a career, or having a family was even an option. Today, Shay’s symptoms are largely managed. She completed her graduate degree in Social Work, and is very happy to be working at a local nonprofit. She volunteers with OCD TEXAS, and has been a panelist at OCD TEXAS conferences and at the IOCDF Annual Conference last year... Read More →
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Chris Trondsen

Behavioral Therapist, The Gateway Institute
Chris Trondsen was diagnosed with OCD when he was 20 years old but suffered years before that.  Contamination OCD as well as Checking OCD were the main types of OCD he suffered with.  He received treatment at starting at age 20 at The OCD Center of Los Angeles under Tom Corboy and Karen Pickett and after 14 months of behavioral treatment, he was able to leave therapy and finish controlling his OCD on his own.  Now, 9 years later, he has had... Read More →

Friday July 18, 2014 8:00am - 9:00am
Constellation II, Plaza Level

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