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Thursday, July 17 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Therapists with OCD Group

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Being a therapist with OCD comes with a unique set of opportunities and challenges.  On the plus side, we have the personal experience that enables us to truly empathize with our clients who are struggling with mental disorders.  However, we also have some special challenges.  How do we handle it when our OCD is triggered by something said or done in session? How do we manage the OCD tendency to feel that we have to be “perfect” because we are therapists? How do we help clients with some of the very same issues with which we might struggle, such as shame and self-criticism?  Join us for this new support group, where therapists with OCD will meet to interactively discuss all these issues and more.  In addition, we’ll discuss how to form your own ongoing therapist phone support group with the other therapists you’ll meet tonight.


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Shala Nicely, LPC

Counselor/Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, Cornerstone Family Services, LLC
Shala Nicely, LPC is a counselor and cognitive behavioral therapist specializing in the treatment of OCD at Cornerstone Family Services in Atlanta.  She was selected as keynote speaker for the 2013 IOCDF national conference with the story of her own triumph over OCD, “Is Fred in the Refrigerator?”  Shala is Co-Founder and Past President of OCD Georgia, the Georgia affiliate of the IOCDF, and she was on the IOCDF National Conference Planning... Read More →

Thursday July 17, 2014 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Constellation I, Plaza Level

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