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Understanding & Treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Perfectionism

9.25 CE Hours Available

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Dr. Antony describes evidence-based psychological approaches to treating OCD and perfectionism. In addition to behavioral strategies, he presents information on pharmacological and new biomedical treatments, such as deep brain stimulation and dcycloserine. He also describes specific strategies for dealing with treatment resistance, complex cases, and comorbidity.


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Participants will be able to describe:

  • Strategies for assessing and diagnosing obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • The nature of perfectionism
  • Evidence-based behavioral strategies for treating OCD and perfectionism
  • Cognitive strategies for treating OCD and perfectionism
  • Mindfulness and acceptance-based strategies for treating OCD and perfectionism
  • Pharmacological treatments and other biological approaches for treating OCD
  • How to overcome challenges in the treatment of OCD and perfectionism


Overview of OCD

  • OCD in the anxiety disorders spectrum
  • Etiology of OCD
  • Diagnostic challenges and proposed changes for DSM-5

Assessment of OCD

  • Clinical interview - Questionnaire measures - Behavioral measures Assessing OCD in children

Biological Treatments for OCD

  • Medication treatments - Other biological approaches
  • Alternative and complementary treatments
  • Combining psychological and biological treatments

Behavioral Treatments for OCD

  • Exposure
  • Ritual prevention

OCD Treatment
Cognitive Strategies for OCD

  • Cognitive restructuring - Behavioral experiments
  • Treating OCD in Groups
  • Treating OCD in Children

Treating Compulsive Hoarding
Challenges in the Treatment of OCD
Strategies for Enhancing Motivation

  • Motivational interviewing

Introduction to Perfectionism

  • Cognitive and behavioral features
  • Assessment of perfectionism
  • Cognitive behavioral treatment of perfectionism

Perfectionism Treatment

  • Mindfulness and Acceptance-Based Strategies