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About this event:

Created by npinashville@gmail.com

Scarritt Bennett Center 2nd Floor, Bennett Hall 1008 19th Ave. South Nashville, TN 37212
USD 30.00

“Treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder,”

Presenter:  Amy Mariaskin

SPONSOR:  Bridge to Recovery

Location:
Scarritt Bennett Center
2nd Floor, Bennett Hall
1008 19th Ave. South
Nashville, TN 37212
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Program Description:
Come and build your knowledge base! You could learn how to survive in a matrix organization, the three components of adaptability and why it is such a sought-after skill, what differentiates between high potentials and high performers, and other ways you can contribute to your client’s professional development.

Program description:
Obsessive-compulsive disorder is characterized by a pattern of persistent, unwanted thoughts, images, or impulses (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors or mental acts (compulsions). Because compulsions temporarily alleviate the distress of obsessions but ultimately increase distress, individuals with OCD often feel trapped in a cycle of negatively reinforced behavior. We will discuss how to help clients break this cycle with current evidence-based practices. Attention will be paid to how best of engage clients of varying ages, levels of insight, and co-occurring concerns. Dr. Mariaskin will review techniques culled from exposure therapy, mindfulness, and meta-cognitive restructuring.
Bio:
Amy Mariaskin, PhD is a licensed psychologist and the director of the Nashville OCD & Anxiety Treatment Center in Brentwood, TN. She has been in private practice in Nashville since 2011 and specializes in the treatment of OCD, OC spectrum disorders (such as body dysmorphic disorder), tic disorders, and anxiety. She is passionate about bringing creativity and humor to the application of evidence-based treatments with individuals ages 6 and up. Dr. Mariaskin is an adjunct professor at Vanderbilt University where she provides supervision to graduate doctoral students and a member of the International OCD Foundation. In addition to clinical and supervisory experience, Dr. Mariaskin has published in the field and is an active speaker at local and national conferences on the topics of OCD, anxiety, and child mental health. She is a member of the International OCD Foundation and has been featured as an anxiety expert in various media.