BDD: The Disease of Self-Perceived Ugliness and its Relationship to OCD
Recorded on Thursday, June 7, 2018 | noon to 1 pm EST (part 1)
Featuring: Dr. Eda Gorbis, PhD, LMFT
Dr. Eda Gorbis, PhD, LMFT is the Founder and Executive Director of the Westwood Institute for Anxiety Disorders in Los Angeles, California. The Institute is often called a center of 'last resort' for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), and other anxiety & spectrum disorders. Dr. Gorbis is also currently a Clinical Assistant Professor (V) of Psychiatry at the USC Keck School of Medicine.
By integrating treatment methods with a multidisciplinary team of experts, Dr. Gorbis has brought hundreds of people with prior treatment failures to normal functioning. Her expertise was prominently featured on such programs as "20/20," "60 Minutes," and "MTV's True Life," and she has appeared on networks such as: "National Geographic," "Discovery Channel," and "Fox News." She has given over 170 conference presentations on topics related to her intensive treatment of OCD, BDD, and anxiety disorders in the United States and around the world.
In this webinar, Dr. Gorbis will provide an overview on how to identify, assess, and diagnose Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). She will also discuss how to recognize and differentiate underlying structures and conditions and the complex interplay between BDD and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Dr. Gorbis will also provide an overview on treatment models to recognize, address, and reduce BDD symptoms.
- Identify, assess, and diagnose body dysmorphic disorder (BDD).
- Recognize and differentiate underlying structures and conditions and the complex interplay between BDD and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
- Explain treatment modals to recognize, address, and reduce BDD symptoms and improve insight.
This webinar is eligible for CE.
This webinar is approved by the American Psychological Association, NBCC (ACEP No. 6872), CAMFT (Provider # 135215), and the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work for 1 continuing education contact hour. ADAA is not approved by NASW at this time.