OCD affects an estimated 2-3% of the adult population and is recognized by therapist as a difficult and long-lasting disorder. A number of useful strategies for working with OCD will be presented in this session, including the combination of hypnosis with cognitive behavioral strategies in reaction prevention and implosive approaches. Systemic ideas for increasing effectiveness of therapy will be stressed. Time will be allowed for participants to discuss the emotional reactions typically experienced while working with OCD patients.
*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*
Krzysztof Klajs, Dipl. Psych., is Founder and Director of The Milton H. Erickson Institute of Poland, where he also maintains a private practice. He is certified as psychotherapist by Polish Psychiatric Association, and licensed as psychotherapist by Polish Psychological Association.