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    Treating OCD in Private Practice with Dr. Max Maisel, Ph.D.

    • Fri, November 10, 2023
    • 8:45 AM - 11:15 AM
    • Via Zoom - Attendees will receive the Zoom link via email


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    Base fee:
    • Free for all members who pre-register

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    Zoom Chapter Meeting

    Treating OCD in Private Practice

      with Dr. Max Maisel, Ph.D.

    This presentation delves into the effective treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) within a private practice setting. It combines evidence-based practices, Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), to provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of treating OCD. The presentation covers a range of topics, including the efficacy of ERP and ACT for OCD, differentiating types of OCD, CBT conceptualization of OCD, gold standard assessment methods, and detailed guidance on using ERP and ACT clinically. Participants will learn to explain OCD to clients, comprehend the theory behind treatment approaches (emotional processing vs. inhibitory learning), create fear hierarchies, conduct exposures and response prevention in sessions, and integrate mindfulness and ACT techniques. The presentation is designed to be experiential and relevant to enhance clinical skills.

    Educational Learning Objectives

    1. List two gold standard OCD assessment instruments

    2. Explain the difference between emotional processing and inhibitory learning in treating OCD.

    3. Explain to clients the OCD cycle and why ERP works for this diagnosis 


    Dr. Maisel is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Beachfront Anxiety Specialists in Redondo Beach. Dr. Maisel has been treating anxiety disorders and OCD for 8 years using exposure and response prevention and acceptance and commitment therapy. He works with children, teens, and adults and has a sub-specialty in treating tics/Tourette’s syndrome and body focused repetitive behaviors. In addition to his practice, Dr. Maisel is passionate about providing workshops on using evidence-based interventions in clinical practice to local doctoral programs. He also does contract work for several boutique residential treatment centers providing adjunct exposure therapy for clients needing more targeting OCD treatment.


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    Virtual Chapter Meetings Are Now FREE

    For LBSB CAMFT Members Who Pre-Register!

    Participants Will Receive 2 CEU's Via Email

    *Note: You must register for the event here and register to access zoom link

    8:45   A.M.      Breakout groups for networking 

    9:00   A.M.      Announcements from President

    9:15   A.M.      Presentation Begins

    11:15 A.M.      Presentation Ends

    For questions regarding CEU's contact Amber Tyner,

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