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Dr Alison Roberts

Dr Alison Roberts

Dr Alison Roberts
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OCD and Adult ADHD

 Saturday 19th November 2022
 12:45pm - 13:45pm
Dr Alison Roberts

Presentation subject

This talk will look at the co-occurrence of OCD and ADHD in adults: how OCD and ADHD might overlap, how ADHD might make OCD less easy to recognise and the other way around, and how treatment for OCD could be adapted to be more accessible for adults with ADHD.
About the speaker
I am a Clinical Psychologist and BABCP accredited CBT practitioner. I have worked for the NHS since 1999 in a broad range of clinical settings across the lifespan. I worked for 8 years at the Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma at the Maudsley Hospital. Most of my work there was for the Highly Specialised Service working with people who had Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or Body Dysmorphic Disorder which hadn't responded to previous treatment. I now work for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust as part of the Neurodevelopmental Service. In this role I assess adults for possible Autism and provide psychological treatment for adults with ADHD or Tics/Tourette’s Syndrome. I also provide consultation and training to staff about adapting talking therapies to be more accessible for Neurodivergent people. I work part time as a Cognitive Behaviour Therapist for the Oxford Health Specialist Psychological Intervention Centre.

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