OCD Awareness: Presentations Followed by Q&A with Local Experts
Sep
24
1:00pm 1:00pm

OCD Awareness: Presentations Followed by Q&A with Local Experts

  • Community College of Baltimore County, Hunt Valley (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A Free Event for ANYONE Interested in Learning About OCD and Its Treatment

Click Here for Printable Flyer

Topics include common OCD themes, incorporating mindfulness in treatment, challenging faulty beliefs, generalized anxiety disorder, the role of medication, and helping children with OCD.

Location:

Community College of Baltimore County, Hunt Valley
11101 McCormick Road, Room 120
Hunt Valley, MD

Presenters:

Andrea Batton, LCPC, The Maryland Anxiety Center

Michael Checknoff, LCSW-C, Anxiety & Stress Disorders Institute

Shmuel Fischler, LCSW-C, CBT Baltimore

Michael Heady, LCPC, Anxiety & Stress Disorders Institute

Jon Hershfield, MFT, The OCD & Anxiety Center of Greater Baltimore

Gerald Nestadt, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University 

View Event →
Oct
14
9:00am 9:00am

OCD Capital Walk!

Join us in our nation's capital as we walk to help all members of the OCD and related disorders community find their voice and become advocates, both for the community, and for themselves!

Proceeds benefit International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) and OCD MidAtlantic.

Step Up, Speak Up! Learn more and register at at iocdf.org/OCDcapitalwalk

Location: National Mall, adjacent to 3rd St SW (between Madison Dr NW and Jefferson Dr SW), Washington, D.C.

Printable Flyer

Printable Flyer

View Event →

Jun
2
6:00pm 6:00pm

A Free Event featuring OCD Specialists, People with OCD, & Family Members SHARING WHAT WORKS

Professional guest lectures by:

Carrie Holl, Psy.D.
Cynthia Cohen, M.D.
Joanna Marino, Ph.D.

Plus:

The OCD Quiz Show!
Hosted by Noah Weintraub, Psy.D.

RACHEL M. SCHLESINGER CONCERT HALL AND ARTS CENTER
Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus
4915 East Campus Drive
Alexandria, VA 22311

View Event →
Mar
23
7:00pm 7:00pm

An Evening of Presentations & Break-Out Groups

A Free Event for ANYONE Interested in Learning about OCD and Its Treatment

Click Here for Printable Flyer

Click Here for Printable Flyer

Sponsored by the International OCD Foundation's Mid-Atlantic Affiliate.

Our panel of experts include:

Andrea Batton, LCPC - Towson, MD

Elspeth Bell, PhD - Columbia, MD

Jon Hershfield, MFT - Hunt Valley, MD

Teresa Shank, PhD - Annapolis and Columbia, MD

Noah Weintraub, PsyD - Silver Spring, MD

Location:

Anne Arundel Community College

Cade Center for Fine Arts

Room 219

101 College Parkway

Arnold, MD 21012

View Event →
Oct
13
6:30pm 6:30pm

OCD: What It Is & Breakout Sessions with Mental Health Professionals

  • National Presbyterian School Gymnasium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A free event for sufferers, their loved ones, and mental health professionals interested in learning more about OCD and how to support one another.

Click For Printable Flyer

Click For Printable Flyer

Speakers:

Gloria Mathis, Ph.D.

Ozge Gurel, Ph.D.

Amey Upton, Parent of an OCD Sufferer

Parking is free.  Complimentary refreshments included.

Location:

National Presbyterian School Gymnasium, 4121 Nebraska Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

Public Transportation:

National Presbyterian School is easily reached by public transportation. It is a short walk from the Tenleytown-AU Metro station (Red Line) and the M4 and N2 Metro Bus lines stop right out front.

 

 

 

View Event →
OCD and the Family: Breakout Sessions with Experts
Mar
22
7:00pm 7:00pm

OCD and the Family: Breakout Sessions with Experts

  • Loyola University Graduate Center, Room 31/33 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A free event for OCD sufferers, their family members, and mental health professionals interested in learning more about the disorder and how to support one another.

PRINTABLE FLYER

PRINTABLE FLYER

Presenters will focus on family members' relationship with the sufferer's OCD symptoms- how family members are affected, involved and can be helpful in the sufferer's recovery.  Topics to be covered are family accommodation, co-occurring disorders, hoarding, and medication.

Speakers:

Andrea Batton, LCPC

Gregory Chasson, Ph.D. 

Jon Hershfield, MFT

Gerald Nestadt, M.D. 

Theresa Shank, Ph.D.


 


View Event →
Getting Free from OCD: Break Outs with Experts
Oct
13
7:00pm 7:00pm

Getting Free from OCD: Break Outs with Experts

This event is free of charge and is intended for sufferers, families, professionals, and anyone wanting to better understand obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Sponsored by the International OCD Foundation Mid-Atlantic Affiliate
www.ocdmidatlantic.org

At Loyola College, Columbia Campus

Rooms 360-362, 8890 McGaw Rd., Columbia, Maryland

7:00-9:30PM, October 13th, 2015

Elspeth Bell, Ph.D., Psychologist in Columbia, MD

Gregory Chasson, Ph.D., Psychologist in Towson, MD

Deborah Cole, Psy.D., Psychologist in Columbia, MD

Jon Hershfeld, MFT, Psychotherapist in Hunt Valley, MD

Michael Labellarte, Psychiatrist in Columbia & Baltimore, MD

Theresa Shank, Ph.D., Psychologist in Columbia, MD

Shannon Shy, J.D., OCD Advocate

 


View Event →
Evening With the OCD Experts!
Mar
9
6:00pm 6:00pm

Evening With the OCD Experts!

This event is free of charge and is intended for sufferers, families, professionals, and anyone interested in better understanding obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Sponsored by the International OCD Foundation Mid-Atlantic Affiliate
www.ocdmidatlantic.org

Time:

6:00-9:00 PM
March 9, 2015

Presenters:

  • Amey Upton, MDiv—Parent of OCD Suffer

  • Richard Baither, PhD—Private Practice

  • Ozge Gurel, PhD—Georgetown University Hospital

  • Carrie Holl, PsyD—Private Practice

  • Charles Mansueto, PhD—Behavior Therapy Center

  • Gerald Nestadt, MD MPH—Johns Hopkins University

 

Location:  Georgetown University Hospital, Gorman Auditorium, Pasquerilla Healthcare Center, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Parking: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is located on Reservoir Road across from 38th St. NW. You should come into Entrance 1 and park in the Leavey Center Garage (straight back past the second stop sign). The last building on the right is the Pasquerilla Healthcare Center. Please enter here and the staff located at the desk by the entrance can direct you to Gorman Auditorium.

Click here for Google Map directions

Printable Flyer for Event

View Event →
Oct
13
6:30pm 6:30pm

Northern Virginia- Meet the Experts!

  • N. VA Community College-Student Svcs Bldng, Rm 302 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This event is free of charge and is intended for sufferers, families, professionals, and anyone interested in better understanding obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Sponsored by the International OCD Foundation Mid-Atlantic Affiliate

6:30pm — Welcome: Dr. Rick Baither, host, IOCD Mid-Atlantic Affiliate, Fairfax, VA

Presentations: Panelists will give brief presentations describing their areas of interest or their experiences with OCD. For the bulk of the evening, panelists will respond to comments and questions raised by audience members.

Dr. Bernadette Landolf, Clinical Psychologist/Behavior Therapist, Reston, VA;

Dr. David Clayton, Psychiatrist, Child & Family Counseling Group, Fairfax, VA;

Dr. Elspeth Bell, Psychologist/Hoarding Expert, Columbia, MD;

Mr. Shannon Shy, author, Hope Is on Your Side: A Motivational Journal for those Affected by OCD and ‘It’ll be Okay”: How I Kept OCD from Ruining My Life; and

Amparo O., Parent of child who has OCD and Tourette’s

7:15 - 9:00pm OCD Expert Panel Q&A Session


 

Room 302
Student Services Building (CA), Northern Virginia Community College
8333 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003
Parking available in
B-lots on campus, lot B-6 is adjacent to building

Printable Flyer of Event

View Event →
Jun
25
6:30pm 6:30pm

An Evening with the Experts!

  • Towson University, Liberal Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This event is free of charge and is intended for sufferers, families, professionals, and anyone interested in better understanding obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Sponsored by the International OCD Foundation Mid-Atlantic Affiliate

6:30 PM — OCD Presentation
Dr. Gerald Nestadt, Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Scientific Advisory Board, International OCD Foundation; Director, OCD Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital

Dr. Gregory S. Chasson, Assistant Professor, Towson University; Director, CBT Solutions of Baltimore

7:15 PM — OCD Expert Panel Q&A Session
with Dr. Charles S. Mansueto, Scientific Advisory Board, International OCD Foundation; Director, Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington

Dr. Gerald Nestadt, Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Scientific Advisory Board, International OCD Foundation; Director, OCD Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital

Shannon Shy, Author, Public Address Announcer and National Speaker


 

Room 4310
Liberal Arts Building
Towson University
University Avenue
Towson, MD 21252
 

Parking available in Towsontown Garage, near Liberal Arts Building

Printable Flyer of Event

View Event →