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OCD: A Introduction for Parents

Saturday 17th October 2020
10:10am - 11:45am
Presented by

Dr Alice Farrington Principal Clinical Psychologist Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
Chloe Chessell PhD Researcher, University of Reading

Presentation subject

This talk will cover an introduction to what OCD is, what Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for young people with OCD involves, and tools for parents to support young people with OCD. This talk will also include research about experiences of parenting a child with OCD.

About the speakers

Dr Alice Farrington has been working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services since qualifying as a Clinical Psychologist in 2000. Alice is passionate about using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to help children and young people with OCD, anxiety and depression. Alice has always been keen to support parents, and has developed and facilitated a number of workshops for parents of children in Berkshire CAMHS.

Chloe Chessell is a PhD Student at the University of Reading. Chloe’s research involves identifying ways to best support parents of children with OCD. Chloe works collaboratively with Berkshire CAMHS and has helped to facilitate workshops for parents of young people with OCD.

Dr Alice Farrington
Dr Alice Farrington
Chloe Chessell
Chloe Chessell

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