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Sunday, July 20 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Getting Help and Support for OCD on the Internet

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Many people seek help and support for OCD on the internet. This can take the form of joining an online support group, blogging, joining chat groups, e-mail lists, seeking information on web sites, forums, getting treatment from providers via Skype or similar video conferencing formats, and more. This presentation will discuss the options, look at pros and cons, and some of the experiences seeking or providing support and help on the internet. The presenters are all active in providing internet support to people with OCD. 

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Sheila Cavanaugh

President and Chairman of the Board, IOCDF Philadelphia Affiliate
Living without limits......

James Claiborn, PhD

Dr Claiborn is a psychologist in private practice and focuses on treating OCD and related disorders. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology in Counseling Psychology, a Diplomate and Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and a member of the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board of the IOCDF.
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Jon Hershfield, MFT

Director, The OCD and Anxiety Center of Greater Baltimore
Jon Hershfield, MFT, is a psychotherapist who specializes in mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders and is licensed in the states of Maryland and California. He is director of The OCD and Anxiety Center of Greater Baltimore in Hunt Valley, MD. Previous to entering fulltime private practice, Jon was associate director of the UCLA Pediatric OCD Intensive Outpatient... Read More →

Wendy Mueller, BA

List Leader, OCD-Support List online group
I've been leading online OCD support groups for 22 years. I'm currently the leader/co-moderator of the 4,700-member OCD-Support List on YahooGroups. I suffered many years with severe OCD/depression, but recovered dramatically 19 years ago thanks to medication and CBT/ERP. I can help people with information on helpful resources, books, treatment options, online help, support groups, therapists, etc. I enjoy sharing my story of recovery from... Read More →

Sunday July 20, 2014 11:00am - 12:30pm
Westside, Plaza Level

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