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Roll Call: Real Tools and Strategies to Address School Anxiety

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Roll Call: Real Tools and Strategies to Address School Anxiety

On March 9, Dr. Zayed, Dr. Butterfield, and Stacy Gronek, LCPC gave a three-hour presentation at the Regional Office of Education in Wheaton on School Anxiety and School Refusal. They provided information about how to identify anxiety and how to help children get back into school when they are struggling with anxiety. The approach includes working with the child, with...[ read more ]

Parent University at Oak Park River Forest High School

Dr. Maha Zayed and Ben Harris, MA were invited to participate in Parent University at Oak Park River Forest High School this past week.  The school counseling department partnered up with the Community Mental Health Board and the National Alliance for Mental Health to provide education on topics relevant to high school students, including anxiety, vaping, screens and phones, creating...[ read more ]

Family Counseling Services in Aurora

The therapists at OAC were busy this past Friday!  They were invited by Family Counseling Services in Aurora to provide continuing education training.  In the morning, Dr. Maha Zayed and Lauren Eldridge, LCSW provided a 3 hour presentation on exposure based treatments for Posttraumatic Stress Diroder.   Fifty therapists in the Western Suburbs attended the talk and appeared very interested in the topic.  They asked...[ read more ]

Naperville School District 203/204 Provider Breakfast 2018

Left to Right: Dr. Ashley Butterfield, Dr. Maha Zayed, Ben Harris The OCD & Anxiety Center participated in its third straight year at the Naperville School District 203/204 Provider Breakfast. It was the 20th anniversary of the event, and it was our second year sponsoring the event. Breakfast was wonderful, as was the live entertainment. We had a great time...[ read more ]

“Angst” Screening and Panel Discussion

Rounding out our very busy November of Networking and Outreach was the standing-room-only screening and panel discussion of the documentary, “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety”. The OCD & Anxiety Center’s Ben Harris and Dr. Zayed collaborated with Fusion Academy-Oakbrook and Rogers Behavioral Health-Hinsdale to sponsor this great event! We had many members of the community participate, including parents of Fusion...[ read more ]

Rogers Behavioral Health Dinner

Dr. Maha Zayed and Ben Harris were honored to be invited to the Rogers Behavioral Health dinner on November 6, 2018. Along with other professionals, we were happy to hear about the opening of the new IOP/PHP programs now available in Hinsdale, IL! The OCD & Anxiety Center has a long history of working with Rogers Memorial Hospital, and we...[ read more ]

Support Groups are Coming!

Support Groups are coming to The OCD & Anxiety Center! Beginning the second week of April, our own Caroline Masek will be facilitating two weekday evening Support Groups: one for Teens and one for Adults. This is a fantastic and affordable way for people suffering from OCD and Anxiety Disorders to add to their existing support system, gain valuable information...[ read more ]

Developmental Differences Resource Fair

We had such a great time at the DDRF event on Sunday! Great to see so many wonderful providers coming together to make sure that parents know what kind of help is out there for their kids. And the expert panels and IEP 101 presentation added excellent depth to some special topic areas. We met a lot of wonderful people and...[ read more ]

Treating School Refusal – Community Presentation

Maha Zayed and Ben Harris teamed up with NAMI Suburban Metro to present on the topic of Treating School Refusal at the Community Wellness Center in La Grange on February 1, 2018. The audience was comprised of parents and counselors. CEUs were provided. The talk was very well-received, and we had a great time sharing information and our experiences helping kids...[ read more ]

Treating School Refusal – Community Presentation II

Dr. Zayed and Ben Harris were back at it! Teaming up once again with NAMI Metro Suburban to spread the word about Treating School Refusal. This time at the Oak Park Public Library on February 18, 2018. Great group of people with a lot of important questions!   The post Treating School Refusal – Community Presentation II appeared first on...[ read more ]



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