OCD Action's 2019 National Conference will be held on 11th May, at Friends House, 173-177 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BJ and tickets for the Conference are now on sale here!
Morning breakout sessions (select one of the following):
Option 1 - ‘How OCD is motivated to keep you safe (and how you can motivate yourself to act against it)’ Professor David Veale
Option 2 - 'OCD & diversity - moving past the misconceptions' Dr Gazal Jones
Option 3 - ‘Answering your questions on recovering from maternal OCD - expert by experience and clinician perspectives’ Dr Fiona Challacombe (SLAM), and Catherine Benfield and Kim French (Maternal OCD)
Option 4 - 'Write yourself well!’ Ashley Curry, Jeremy Allen, Rose Cartwright
Early afternoon workshops (select one of the following):
Option 1 - ‘Overcoming intrusive sexual and violent thoughts and images’ Professor David Veale and Rose Cartwright
Option 2 - ‘No such thing as untreatable (but no, it’s not easy!)’ Professor Paul Salkovskis
Option 3 - ‘So shall I keep taking the pills, Doctor?’ Dr Lynne Drummond
Option 4 - 'Parenting children, and adults, with OCD' Chloe Volz, with Mike & Naomi Clarke
Late afternoon sessions (select one of the following):
Option 1 – 'Effective Treatment Q & A' with Dr Amita Jassi, Professor David Veale, Dr Lynne Drummond and Professor Paul Salkovskis (chaired by Maria Bavetta of Maternal OCD)
Option 2 - 'Taking action to get what you need' OCD Action Advocacy team
Option 3 – ‘Supporting people in distress or with suicidal thoughts’ Samaritans
Option 4 – 'Youth workshop' OCD Youth, with Chris Baier & Rich Taylor
The full programme for the day can be found here.
OCD Action Members will, as always, receive a 20% discount on Conference tickets, and if you'd like to become an OCD Action Member today to support our work, and obtain the lower price ticket, please click the link below.
OCD Action Members should also note that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on the same day as the Conference, Saturday 11 May, and in the same venue, Friends House. The Conference will finish at 5.00 pm and the AGM will take place immediately afterwards, from 5.15 pm to 5.45 pm. Information on the AGM will be provided to all Members separately, during April.
Please also note that we have not increased Conference ticket prices for several years to ensure the event remains affordable to as many as possible but if you are in a position to make a donation in addition to purchasing your ticket, this will help support the event and the Charity's work. You can add your donation to your booking form when you purchase your ticket.
This year, for the very first time, we will also be live streaming the Conference, for a significantly reduced price of a regular ticket. If you are unable to attend the Conference in person, and would like to find out more about watching it via live stream, please click here.
If you would like to see videos from our 2018 National Conference, head to this page of our website and scroll down to 'Videos & Presentations'!
We look forward to seeing you on 11 May!