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Saturday, July 19 • 11:15am - 12:45pm
Demonstration of CBT for Intrusive Violent/Sexual Thoughts

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I will demonstrate with audience volunteers how I would approach a first session with someone coming
to me suffering from intrusive violent/sexual thoughts, including explaining why they occur, challenging irrational thoughts, and planning tolerable exposure exercises. This workshop will encourage OCD sufferers to seek treatment for these thoughts by demonstrating that effective CBT treatment does not involve forcing the patient to do “awful” things against their will, but rather is a collaborative process. 


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Lee Baer, PhD

Lee Baer, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized expert in the treatment of OCD and related disorders. Author of Getting Control: Overcoming Your Obsessions and Compulsions and The Imp of the Mind: Exploring the Silent Epidemic of Intrusive Bad Thoughts, Baer is an associate professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School and the director of research of the OCD unit at Massachusetts General Hospital as well as of the OCD Institute at McLean... Read More →


Saturday July 19, 2014 11:15am - 12:45pm
Pacific & Palisades, California Level