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Friday, July 7 • 8:00am - 9:30am
Postpartum OCD: When Bliss Becomes Torment

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Women are regularly screened for postpartum depression at postnatal visits. However 10-50% of new mothers actually suffer from postpartum OCD which is often misdiagnosed as depression. Many mothers fear disclosing their symptoms due to their offensive nature. Although certain symptoms (i.e. cleanliness & safety) are appropriate during this period, many parents have trouble drawing the line to when it becomes maladaptive. Based on personal and professional experience, this panel will shed light on this neglected topic in a highly interactive dialogue, bringing together sufferers and clinicians.

avatar for Jenny Yip, PsyD, ABPP

Jenny Yip, PsyD, ABPP

Executive Director, Renewed Freedom Center for Rapid Anxiety Relief
- Executive Director, Licensed Psychologist at the Renewed Freedom Center for Rapid Anxiety Relief - Los Angeles, CA. | | - Author of "Productive, Successful YOU! End Procrastination by Making Anxiety Work for You Rather Than Against You". | | - Board Certified in Behavioral... Read More →

Noah Laracy, MA

Noah Laracy is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology Program at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology-Los Angeles. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Noah also has earned his Masters of Fine Arts from USC Film School. His interests a... Read More →

Patricia Hull, PhD

Patricia M. Perrin, Ph.D. is a psychologist who has been in private practice in Houston, Texas since 1986. Her practice is the OCD and Anxiety Treatment Center of Houston, specializing in treating OCD, anxiety disorders, OCD spectrum disorders, and in postpartum depression and postpartum OCD. She has presented at various conferences, e.g., the International Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Foundation, Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Trichotillomania Learning Center, Texas Psychological Association, Houston Psychological Association, Postpartum Support International, and MHA of Greater Houston's Conference on Women's Mental Health. She has presented to faculty and residents of Baylor College of Medicine, at Rice University Counseling Center, and at the Universidad de Monterrey, in... Read More →
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Renae Reinardy, PsyD

Director, Psychologist, Lakeside Center for Behavioral Change
Renae M. Reinardy, Psy.D. received her doctorate at Argosy University, Washington, D.C. She is the Director of the Lakeside Center for Behavioral Change. Dr. Reinardy specializes in the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder, trichotillomania, hoarding disorder, and related conditions. She has been an adjunct professor at the doctoral level and has presented numerous times at national conferences and at local meetings and trainings. She is also the Program Developer of Courage Critters, on online and plush animal system. Dr. Reinardy has been interviewed on Good Morning America, North Dakota Today and the Joy Behar Show. She has also had her treatment techniques featured on Dateline NBC and... Read More →

Friday July 7, 2017 8:00am - 9:30am
Yerba Buena - Salons 1-3

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