OCD And Mental Health Awareness Road Trip

Join the IOCDF Spokespeople — Elizabeth McIngvale, PhD; Jeff Bell; and Ethan S. Smith — on a tour around the U.S. during #OCDweek to raise Awareness and Fight Stigma with the help of the IOCDF Affiliates—starting in the San Francisco Bay Area!
International OCD Awareness Week
Road to Recovery Tour 2016

Sponsored by the Peace of Mind Foundationpeace-of-mind-foundation-logo

Cosponsored by OCD SF Bay Area and the
International OCD Foundation (IOCDF)

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The Four Global Warriors

Joan Davidson PhD and Michael A. Tompkins PhD, co-directors of The San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, are giving a presentation along with three IOCDF Spokespeople:

  • Elizabeth McIngvale, PhD
  • Jeff Bell
  • Ethan S. Smith

who are on a tour around the US during #OCDweek to raise awareness and fight stigma. Presentations will focus on understanding and treating both pediatric OCD and OCD in adults and break-out sessions will allow you to discuss with panel members and other Bay Area clinicians specializing in OCD treatment. Following a lunch break, there will be an IOCDF Spokesperson Panel and then support groups for a variety of populations. See below for more details.

Where: Cal Alumni House
1 Alumni House
Berkeley CA, 94720

When: Saturday October 8, 2016 10am-5pm

Free; snacks provided; bring lunch, or purchase at local restaurants

Parking available at fee lot on Cal campus RSF garage on Bancroft at Ellsworth; close to Downtown Berkeley BART

Full Program Schedule:

10:00am – Understanding and Treating Pediatric OCD (Toll Room)
Michael Tompkins, PhD, Co-Director, San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy

10:30am – Understanding and Treating OCD in Adults (Toll Room)
Joan Davidson, PhD, Co-Director, San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy

11:00am – Panel Discussion Breakout Sessions

Pediatric OCD panel:
Michael Tompkins, PhD, Co-Director, San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, Oakland
Jonathan Barkin, PhD, Partner, San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, Oakland
Daniela Owen, PhD, Partner, San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, Oakland
Amy Jenks, PhD, Director, Bay Area OCD and Anxiety Center, Orinda
Robin O’Heeron, PhD, Private Practice and Creator of PluckyWize® Program for Children, Corte Madera

Adult OCD panel:
Joan Davidson, PhD, Co-Director, San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, Oakland
Robin Yeganeh, PhD, Director, Cognitive Behavior Therapy & Mindfulness Center, San Ramon
Litsa Tanner MFT, Clinical Director, Santa Rosa Center for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Dan Kalb, PhD, Private Practice Psychologist, Corte Madera and Novato
Emily Berner, MFT, Partner, San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, Oakland

11:30am – Break-out discussions with panel members and other Bay Area clinicians specializing in OCD treatment

12:00 – Lunch break:
Clinicians will be available on the patio during lunch for continued discussions
Dr. O’Heeron will provide PluckyWize® Adventure Maps to use with parents and children — designed to help children be brave as they tackle their OCD. A courage ladder handout will also be provided to demonstrate the exposure process.

1:00pm – IOCDF Spokesperson Panel: Jeff Bell, Elizabeth McIngvale, and Ethan Smith (Toll Room)

2:30-5:00pm – Support groups led by clinicians and IOCDF Spokespersons