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Practice News

Practice News

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 ]

Dr. Zayed Volunteers with Physicians for Peace

Dr. Maha Zayed traveled with 21 physicians as part of the prestigious organization Physicians for Peace in both 2014 and 2015 to offer psychological services to underserved populations in the Middle East.  She offered treatment at three hospitals and spoke with administrators about offering effective interventions.  She is passionate about educating professionals in the mental health field about treatments for...[ read more ]

Anxiety and Depression Association of America Conference

Dr. Maha Zayed, along with Dr. Brian Schmaus, presented on the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder at the annual Anxiety and Depression Association of America conference, which took place in Chicago. This talk was chosen by the ADAA as one of 15 presentations from the conference to offer for sale on their website.   The post Anxiety and Depression Association of...[ read more ]

Presentation on Anxiety in Children – PIAT Conference

Maha Zayed and Ben Harris presented at the “Piecing it All Together” conference for parents and clinicians on Saturday, March 18, 2017 in River Forest, IL at the Dominican University Priory Campus. Their presentation on Anxiety in Youth and School Refusal was very well received, and they are looking forward to next year’s conference!   The post Presentation on Anxiety in...[ read more ]

Dr. Zayed conducts CBT Training for Heartland Alliance

Dr. Maha Zayed conducted a full-day training session for employees at Heartland Alliance in Chicago. She trained about 30 staff members on Cognitive Processing therapy, an evidence based treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Heartland Alliance is a community agency that works with refugees; the training was very well-received! The post Dr. Zayed conducts CBT Training for Heartland Alliance appeared first...[ read more ]

Naperville School District Annual Provider Breakfast

Dr. Maha Zayed and Ben Harris attended the Naperville School District 203 and 204 Provider Breakfast. There, they spoke with school social workers and psychologists, as well as other community providers, and shared information about the services provided by The OCD & Anxiety Center. They also learned of the many wonderful resources available to students of this district. The post...[ read more ]