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OCD and Autism

Saturday 17th October 2020
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presented by
Dr Zoe Kindynis, Senior Clinical Psychologist.
Supported by
Dr Maxine Howard, Clinical Psychologist.
Dr Sasha Walters, Senior Clinical Psychologist.

Presentation subject

Exploring the crossover between OCD and Autusim, Disentangling OCD and autism and treatment adaptions and the evidence base for treatment, and what treatment adaptations may increase effectiveness. Followed by Q&A.

Clinic Website: www.slam.nhs.uk/national-services/child-and-adolescent-services/camhs-ocd/

About the speaker

Dr Zoe Kindynis is a Clinical Psychologist at the National and Specialist OCD, BDD and Related Disorder Clinic at the Maudsley Hospital. She specialises in CBT for OCD in children and adolescents. Alongside this work, she has been involved in developing and evaluating Multi Family Groups for young people with OCD, and she is the Patient and Public Involvement Co-Lead for the National and Specialist CAMHS teams.

Dr Maxine Howard is a Clinical Psychologist at the National and Specialist OCD, BDD and Related Disorders Service for Children and Young People (South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust). She has worked at the service since 2018, providing specialist assessment and evidence-based treatment to children and young people with OCD across the country. Maxine is a peer-reviewed author and has taught at a number of events across both academic and clinical settings.

Dr Sasha Walters is a Senior Clinical Psychologist currently working part time in the South London and Maudsley National and Specialist CAMHS OCD, BDD & RD Team and part time with the Oxford Health Specialist Psychological Intervention Centre. Sasha qualified as a clinical psychologist in 2015 from the University of Bath DClinPsy course directed by Professor Paul Salkovskis and has spent her qualified career delivering specialist CBT to people experiencing anxiety disorders and OCD. Sasha also has a keen interest in working with, and researching, emetophobia..

Dr Zoe Kindynis
Dr Zoe Kindynis
Dr Sasha Walters
Dr Sasha Walters
Dr Maxine Howard
Dr Maxine Howard

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