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Sunday, July 20 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Silence is Not Golden: How to Talk to Insurance, Schools, and Your Kid

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As a parent, you want to advocate for your child’s best interest. Many parents of a child with OCD are at a loss as to where to begin, and are desperate for answers. This workshop will provide tangible
tips, education, and assistance to the people who provide support and care. The goal is to help family members take the correct steps in improving their relationships with their loved ones, and becoming a viable support system while maintaining healthy boundaries and self care. Parents and family members will learn how to deal with insurance companies, navigate the waters of collaborating with schools, and strategies and tools to improve family communication and minimize unhealthy interactions. 


Yolanda Cespedes-Knadle

Clinical Director, Renewed Freedom Center
Dr. Céspedes received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Southern California. She completed three years of specialized training at Children’s Hospital – Los Angeles, where she worked extensively with chronically ill children and their families. Dr. Céspedes has helped children in medical settings cope with fear, anxiety, and panic, and has provided outpatient care to both children and adults struggling with severe... Read More →
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Michelle Witkin, PhD

Michelle Witkin, Ph.D.
Dr. Witkin is a psychologist in private practice in Valencia, CA, where she specializes in treating OCD and anxiety disorders. She especially likes to work with children and teens. She is a graduate of the IOCDF’s Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) and is a Clinical Fellow of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Dr. Witkin loves attending the IOCDF conference and is eagerly awaiting this year's events!
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Jenny C. Yip, PsyD, ABPP

Executive Director, Renewed Freedom Center for Rapid Anxiety Relief
- Executive Director, Licensed Psychologist at the Renewed Freedom Center for Rapid Anxiety Relief - Los Angeles, CA. | | - Author of "Productive, Successful YOU! End Procrastination by Making Anxiety Work for You Rather Than Against You". | | - Board Certified in Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). | | - Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of... Read More →

Sunday July 20, 2014 11:00am - 12:30pm
Westwood, California Level

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