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Friday, July 18 • 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Coming Out: If, When, and How to Open Up about Your OCD with Family, Friends, Lovers, and Employers

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OCD can make someone feel desperately isolated, and the thought of letting someone in, even someone we know and love, feels terrifying. But who to tell? What to say? And do I have to? This workshop will directly address these and other questions with the goal of helping attendees evaluate if, when, and how to broach the subject of their OCD in personal, professional, and intimate relationships. 


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avatar for Kevin R. Foss, MFT

Kevin R. Foss, MFT

Psychotherapist, OCD Center of Los Angeles
KEVIN FOSS, MA, received his Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University in 2008. Prior to joining the OCD Center of Los Angeles, he worked for the Westwood Institute for Anxiety Disorders, an intensive out-patient program where he specialized in the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related anxiety disorders using Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness techniques. He previously worked as... Read More →
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Laura Yocum, MS

Staff Therapist, OCD Center of Los Angeles
Laura Yocum, MS, PPS, is a staff therapist at the OCD Center of Los Angeles. She received her Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and her School Counseling / Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential at California State University at Northridge (CSUN). Laura specializes in CBT for children, adolescents, and adults with a wide range of disorders including OCD, Trichotillomania, and Skin Picking Disorder. She has run a weekly group... Read More →


Friday July 18, 2014 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Pacific & Palisades, California Level