A Virtual CEU Seminar
March 9, 2023
12:00 PM MST
WHAT IS IT REALLY? TRAUMA, ANXIETY, OR OCD
Madison Harper, CMHC This session will provide an overview of diagnostic criteria and symptom overlap between trauma, anxiety disorders, and OCD. Discussion and research-oriented information on determining the correct diagnosis, as well as the negative impacts of a misdiagnosis. Education on the most effective evidence-based modalities for each disorder.
-Statistics and Diagnostic Criteria
-Differentiating Between Diagnoses
-Risk of Misdiagnosis/Inappropriate Treatment
-Most Effective Treatment Modalities
-Information About The OCD and Anxiety Treatment Center
After hearing these differential diagnostic insights, you will be able to:
1) Detail how trauma, anxiety, and OCD present similarly and provide differential screenings and assessments; then,
2) Trace how inaccurate diagnoses of these issues and subsequent inappropriate treatment can not only be ineffective but also create other consequences and negative sequela then target the effective treatment components which must be included in the treatment plan for each of these diagnoses.
Madison Harper, Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CMHC) Bio:
Madison Harper is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CMHC) and the Clinical Outreach Specialist Supervisor at The OCD and Anxiety Treatment Center (TOATC). She graduated from Westminster College in 2018 with a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling. She has 10+ years experience in the mental health field within various levels of care including: short-term crisis services, outpatient, intensive outpatient, day treatment, inpatient, step-down facilities, and residential. In addition to her specialized training in exposure-based therapies with TOATC, Madison has received training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI). She also has a Mental Health Officer Certification as well as a State Crisis Worker Certification. Madison has been with The OCD and Anxiety Treatment Center since August of 2021 and has worked in both the clinical and marketing departments. In Madison's free-time she can most likely be found playing with her dog and new kitten, watching Grey's Anatomy (for the 100th time), or teaching indoor cycling classes at a boutique studio in Salt Lake City. She has been instructing indoor cycling for two years, and it is her favorite form of self-care.