Dr. Antony describes evidence-based psychological approaches to treating OCD and perfectionism. In addition to behavioral strategies, he will present information on pharmacological and new biomedical treatments, such as deep brain stimulation and dcycloserine. He will also describe specific strategies for dealing with treatment resistance, complex cases, and comorbidity.
Objectives - Participants will be able to describe :
1.? Strategies for assessing and diagnosing obsessive-compulsive disorder
2.?? The nature of perfectionism
3.?? Evidence-based behavioral strategies for treating OCD and perfectionism
4.?? Cognitive strategies for treating OCD and perfectionism
5.?? Mindfulness and acceptance-based strategies for treating OCD and perfectionism
6.?? Pharmacological treatments and other biological approaches for treating OCD
7.?? How to overcome challenges in the treatment of OCD and perfectionism
12 hours credit
1 Overview of OCD
OCD in the anxiety disorders spectrum
Etiology of OCD
Diagnostic challenges and proposed changes for DSM-5
2 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
3 Behavioral Treatments for OCD
4 OCD Treatment
5 Cognitive Strategies for OCD
Cognitive restructuring—Behavioral experiments ?
Treating OCD in Groups
Treating OCD in Children
6 Treating Compulsive Hoarding
Challenges in the Treatment of OCD
Strategies for Enhancing Motivation
7 Introduction to Perfectionism
Cognitive and behavioral features
Assessment of perfectionism
Cognitive behavioral treatment of perfectionism
8 Perfectionism Treatment
Mindfulness and Acceptance-Based Strategies
About the Presenter:
Martin M. Antony is Professor and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University. He is also Director of Research at the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre at St. Joseph's Healthcare in Ontario, and past president of the Canadian Psychological Association. He has published 29 books and more than 150 scientific articles and book chapters in the areas of cognitive behavior therapy, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social phobia, specific phobia and perfectionism.
Dr. Antony has received career awards from the Society of Clinical Psychology (American Psychological Association), the Canadian Psychological Association, and the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, and is a Fellow of the American and Canadian Psychological Associations. He has also served on the Boards of Directors for the Society of Clinical Psychology and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), and as Program Chair for past conventions of ABCT and the Anxiety Disorders Association of America.
Dr. Antony trains and supervises numerous students in psychology, psychiatry, and other disciplines, and is widely recognized as a top trainer in the area of cognitive behavior therapy for anxiety disorders. He has given more than 200 workshops and presentations to professionals from across Canada, the United States, Europe, and Australia.