Psychological Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Fundamentals and Beyond
Martin M. Antony, PhD; Christine Purdon, PhD; Laura J. Summerfeldt, PhD
CE Credit: 8 Hours
Learning Level: Intermediate
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Martin M. Antony, PhD is Professor in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University in Toronto. He is also Director of Research at the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre at St. Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton, Ontario. He holds part time or adjunct faculty appointments at McMaster University, University at Buffalo (State University of New York), University of Waterloo, and University of Regina, and was the Founding Director of both the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre and the Psychology Residency Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton. Dr. Antony has published 20 books and more than 100 scientific articles and book chapters mostly in the areas of anxiety disorders, cognitive behavior therapy, and psychological assessment.
Christine Purdon, PhD is associate professor of psychology at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, ON, and is also a consulting psychologist with the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre at St. Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton, ON. She is a licensed psychologist who has been researching and treating obsessional problems for the past decade. She received three early career awards for her contributions to research on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and is a member of the Obsessive-Compulsive Cognitions Working Group, an international research group devoted to examining the role of cognitive appraisal in the development and persistence of OCD. She is a member of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.
Laura J. Summerfeldt, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. She is also on the adjunct faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, and is a consulting psychologist at the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre and the Psychology Residency Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton, Ontario. She received her doctorate from York University in Toronto, Canada, and completed her postdoctoral training in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University. Dr. Summerfeldt has published numerous book chapters and scholarly articles in such areas as personality and psychopathology, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and social phobia.