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Sunday, July 20 • 9:15am - 10:45am
Family Boot Camp!

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People with OCD depend on their families for support, and families are eager to provide help for their loved
ones. However, what happens when family dynamics are not working? Participants will be asked to choose
one of four “mini camps” — 1) Are you being held hostage by a loved one with OCD? 2) Are your other children being overlooked and ignored? 3) Is someone asking for reassurance over and over? 4) You get it, but do other family members not understand OCD and make life harder? Presenters will help each camp explore solutions to common family issues. Participants will have the opportunity to work on multiple family issues during the session. Participants will “graduate” boot camp with personal contracts of things they are willing to do to improve home life. 

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Chris Trondsen

Behavioral Therapist, The Gateway Institute
Chris Trondsen was diagnosed with OCD when he was 20 years old but suffered years before that.  Contamination OCD as well as Checking OCD were the main types of OCD he suffered with.  He received treatment at starting at age 20 at The OCD Center of Los Angeles under Tom Corboy and Karen Pickett and after 14 months of behavioral treatment, he was able to leave therapy and finish controlling his OCD on his own.  Now, 9 years later, he has had... Read More →

Sunday July 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:45am
Westwood, California Level

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