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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Online)
19th January 2021 @ 09:15 - 16:00 GMTGBP145
Live training delivered online – Join Miriam Chachamu on Tuesday 19th January 2021 on this live online workshop via Zoom. The content covered will be the same as our attended workshop, with some modifications to the exercises, and you will have plenty of opportunities to ask Miriam questions. Some additional content for coping with the current crisis will also be included. Simply book your place as normal (you will need a PC/tablet and strong internet connection) and we will send details of how to join the Zoom workshop by email.
NB The training will be recorded and you will also have private access to the recording afterwards for a limited time.
Why take this course
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is not only distressing for sufferers but for their family members and friends too. Contrary to the popular view of OCD as being harmless over-cleanliness or simply checking things over and over again, people living with OCD experience a high level of anxiety – and the condition can damage their relationships, social and work lives, and physical health.
What will you learn
New information that will enable you to help OCD sufferers more effectively
A better understanding of OCD, what it is and how it develops
The ability to recognise the less familiar types of OCD – these are often missed by both client and therapis
An effective 4-step method for treating OCD
New ways to help people overcome their compulsive tendencies
Illuminating video clips of OCD sufferers describing their experience
Helpful ways parents and educators can prevent signs of OCD in children and teenagers from developing further
The important role of guided imagery in treatment and why it improves success rates
How to separate the person from their OCD
‘Pure O’ – we look at ‘purely obsessional’ OCD, where people experience distressing intrusive thoughts without any external signs of compulsions
The chance to observe effective therapy for OCD and discuss case studies
How obsessive compulsive disorder fits with other psychological conditions – and with autism
What to do when OCD symptoms are firmly entrenched
The opportunity to discuss some of your own cases with a highly knowledgeable tutor
How to handle challenging cases successfully and more…