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 Utah Psychological Association

Understanding and Treating OCD

  • September 17, 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Livestream event via Zoom


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3 Continuing Education Hours

Workshop Description:

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can be a complex set of symptoms to understand and treat that is characterized by repetitive behaviors brought on by distressing/uncomfortable internal experiences that interfere with functioning. This webinar will cover the basics of OCD and its treatments. Dr. Morrison will bring her 12+ years of clinical and research experience in treating OCD to provide practical clinical concepts and skills. Dr. Morrison will provide an introduction to Exposure and Response Prevention, the gold-standard for treatment for OCD. A brief introduction will be provided to the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for OCD. Participants will practice conceptualization and treatment of OCD through case examples. The webinar will include case examples, interactive practices, and slides. Clinical materials (e.g., handouts, tracking forms) and resources for additional learning will be shared.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe and identify characteristics of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Understand and have examples of an introductory level of treatment of OCD
  • Provide an introductory level of treatment for OCD with their clients

Presenter Biography: Kate Morrison, PhD

Kate Morrison, PhD (she/her/Dr.) is a clinical psychologist and owner of Juniper Mental Health, an entirely online independent practice in Utah, where she specializes in the treatment of OCD, anxiety, and related concerns. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada-Reno and her doctorate in clinical/counseling/school psychology from Utah State University. She has been practicing and studying OCD, ACT, and exposure therapies for over 12 years. Dr. Morrison has authored multiple articles and book chapters related to ACT, OCD, exposure therapy, and OC related disorders. In addition to her clinical practice, she has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science and trains other professionals in her areas of expertise.


UPA Members

  • UPA Members on or before early bird deadline of September 10, 2021: $75
  • After Early Bird Deadline: $95


  • Non UPA Members on or before early Bird Deadline of September 10, 2021: $100
  • After Early Bird Deadline: $110


  • Student members: $0
  • Non-member students: $25

Zoom link will be sent two days prior to the event.

Online Event Registration

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Utah Psychological Association
5442 South 900 East, Ste. 512
Salt Lake City, UT 84117

Phone: Teresa Bruce at 801-410-0337

Cancellations with full refund accepted one week prior to the event.

Disability requests must be made 7 days in advance

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