Navigation Links
Mona H. Berman Kicks Off 2013 Beyond OCD Live Forum

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 12, 2013

Mona H. Berman, a private practitioner in Northfield, IL for 18 years, will kick off Beyond OCD’s 2013 OCD Live Forum series. This series is intended to educate OCD sufferers and their families about treatment options and the latest advances in the field. Ms. Berman will address parental concerns in a talk entitled “My child has OCD… Now what do I do??? (And what should I not do???)” Mona H. Berman is licensed clinical professional counselor and is a member of Beyond OCD’s Scientific Advisory Board. She specializes in treating children with anxiety disorders using cognitive behavioral therapy.

Parents will learn what to do when their child is diagnosed with OCD. They will find out what really helps their child and what may hinder recovery. Ms. Berman will help parents learn not to enable the OCD, not to give reassurance, and to recognize bad behavior versus anxious behavior. In addition, she will help parents learn whether to keep the school informed about the child’s OCD, whether the child would benefit from a 504 plan, and how to tolerate, rather than enable, their child’s anxiety. Parents will also learn how to be on the same page with a spouse or significant other in battling OCD. Lastly, parents will be coached on how to get support for themselves.

Two teens who have successfully tackled OCD will share their stories of triumph. Alexandra’s OCD revolved around checking and organizational mental rituals that significantly interfered with her quality of life. Hannah struggled with scrupulosity. Now each teen is a thriving, successful high school student.

This OCD Live Forum will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at NorthShore University HealthSystem (Evanston Hospital) in Evanston, IL. Admission is $10. People interested in attending can visit or call Beyond OCD at 773-661-9530 to register.

Beyond OCD is the leading consumer-friendly provider of resources to help sufferers cope with and conquer OCD. It supports the informational and emotional needs of people with OCD, their families, educators, clergy, and the mental health professionals who treat them. OCD is a neurobiological disorder that affects children and adults of all racial cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Beyond OCD reaches out with compassion and encouragement to assure people with OCD that they are not alone and help them manage the disorder.

For more information on Beyond OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, visit On its web site, the organization offers detailed facts about OCD, resources, expert perspectives, personal stories from individuals with OCD, and free, downloadable OCD Guides in English and Spanish for all age groups. For specific information on OCD in school, parents and educators may visit our second web site, People can also call Beyond OCD at 773-661-9530 to speak with someone knowledgeable about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.        


Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Fitness Expert and Trainer Basheerah Ahmad Kicks-off the New Year with The 4,3,2,1 Nutrition Plan
2. CORE Wellness Kicks Off the Year of the Family
3. Doctors Encourage Treatment for Shingles to Be Started When the Pain Kicks in – VyGone Introduces Shingles Vaccine
4. 13 Free Weight Loss Secrets Program Kicks-Off
5. Block its recycling system, and cancer kicks the can, according to new Penn study
6. Students in Educational First Steps Assisted Centers Show Persistent Benefits Far Beyond Early Childhood According to University of Texas at Dallas Study
7. US Drug Watchdog Now Calls Transvaginal Mesh Product Failure Damages Beyond Comprehension And They Urge Victims To Call Them For The Names of Top Women Attorneys
8. The Royal Keeper Broadens Access to Work-Life Solutions Beyond Traditional Workplace EAP's
9. Journal Maturitas publishes position statement on diet and health in midlife and beyond
10. Tick-Borne Illnesses in U.S. Move Beyond Lyme Disease
11. Boomers and beyond
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... Microsoft Dynamics SL User Group (MSDSLUG). Recognized as Microsoft’s official group for end ... Microsoft Dynamics SL software users, partners, industry experts and representatives. Intellitec Solutions’ membership ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... The ... and prominent nonprofit healthcare organizations in the country. They have overseen financial turnarounds, ... and helped advance the healthcare industry as a whole through their advocacy and ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... Vegas, NV (PRWEB) , ... November 26, 2015 , ... ... shopping strategy. Many customers choose to buy during the Black Friday and Cyber ... gifts. Shoppers don’t need to search the Internet high and low to find the ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... PRMA Plastic Surgery is updating their record books ... their 6,000th free flap breast reconstruction surgery! , “What an accomplishment for the PRMA ... rebuild lives and it’s an honor to have served all of these women.” , ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) , ... November 25, ... ... sometimes larger and potentially more aggressive than those found on mammography, according to ... cases MRI findings of additional cancers not seen on mammography may necessitate a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... , Países Bajos, November 26, 2015 ... la terapia fotodinámica de Bremachlorin para el cáncer avanzado. ... la inmunoterapia con la terapia fotodinámica de Bremachlorin para ... Un nuevo enfoque combina la inmunoterapia con la terapia ... Clinical Cancer Research . --> ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... and Markets ( ) has announced the addition of ... - Rise in Cardiac Disorders and Growing Awareness among People ... Boston scientific and others. ... others. --> The market is dominated by ... scientific and others. Asia ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... DUBLIN , November 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... the addition of the "2016 Future ... Drugs of Abuse Testing Market: Supplier Shares, ... report to their offering. --> ... of the "2016 Future Horizons and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: