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Getting unstuck: Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Code: PDP-210520
Price: AU$150.00
Member Price: AU$120.00
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Professional Development Workshop 

"Getting unstuck: Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder"
Dr Celin Gelgec, Senior Clinical Psychologist & Director
Tanya Arabatzoudis, Psychologist and Clinical Registrar

Thursday 21st May, 2020  ***to be rescheduled***
The University of Melbourne, Hawthorn Campus
Conference Room 
422 Auburn Road 
Hawthorn VIC 3122

10.00am to 4.00 pm (9.30am registration)

$150.00 Standard fee
$120.00 ADAVIC Member fee
Bookings limited to 30 professionals
Bookings close 8 May 2020 or when fully booked

Please note that a 25% administration fee applies for refunds requested before 
1 May 2020.  No refunds or credits will be issued after this date.


Obsessive compulsive disorder is a commonly misunderstood presentation. In any given year, approximately half a million Australian experience OCD. Yet, many individuals report that often health professionals are unsure of what to do with OCD symptoms and difficulties.

This PDP will cover the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of OCD, as well as dealing with the intricacies of some more complex cases and how you can get ‘unstuck’ throughout the process.

Key points covered:

  • Assessment
  • Diagnosis
  • Psychoeducation
  • Teaching clients mindfulness based techniques to help regulate distress
  • Hierarchy development
  • Constructing ERP tasks
  • Troubleshooting ERP
  •  Relapse prevention

Target Audience

  • Clinicians i.e. psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors
  • Case workers
  • Emergency services
  • GPs
  • Teachers

Please note:

APS Members can accrue Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours by participating in CPD activities that they determine to be relevant to their individual professional skills, learning plans and goals. These may be self-initiated. CPD activities do not need to be endorsed by the APS.

About the Presenters

Tanya & Celin work with the Melbourne Wellbeing Group.

Celin’s enthusiasm for working with people with OCD has been strengthened during her time at the Melbourne Clinic OCD inpatient program. She now runs her own practice and has expanded her networks to continue helping people with OCD including supporting students and other professionals to do the same.

Tanya has had a keen interest in OCD and related disorders since commencing her research in Trichotillomania. She now works in private practice and supports people on the whole OCD spectrum.

Key Therapeutic or Treatment Strategies

Mindfulness-Based Exposure Response Prevention.

Additional Details:

All attendees will receive:

  • Presentation handouts
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Tea/coffee and lunch will be provided

How to Book


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