EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER  
    This 3-hour seminar will include a description of obsessive compulsive disorder, its etiology, the course of the disease and the most current treatments.  How to make a differential diagnosis between OCD, Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder, obsessive compulsive traits and O-C spectrum disorders will be stressed.  Treatment goals, therapeutic techniques, including cognitive behavioral, thought stopping, exposure/response prevention, reframing and relabeling will be taught as well as the most recent research regarding medication.  There will be opportunity for questions and discussion of difficult cases.  A list of resources will be included.

PRESENTER: LILI  ENDLICH, Ph.D.

    Dr. Endlich is a registered Marriage and Family Therapist. She has taught stress management, assertiveness training, anxiety/panic reduction, successful relationships, defeating depression and decision making at various institutions including: LA Pierce College and LA Valley College.  Additionally, she offered courses at the University of Phoenix and the North Valley Jewish Community Center. Dr. Endlich was the Clinical Director for the San Fernando Valley Counseling Center as well as Consultant/Teacher at Granada Hills Hospital.  She has a private practice in Sherman Oaks, CA.