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Tackle the most pressing issues in your field with help from the experts. This Master Clinician series will educate, inspire, and challenge you to solve problems and achieve breakthroughs. Experience hands-on learning and walk away with action steps to improve your practice.





Thursday, April 6, 10:00 am – 5:30 pm



Sessions are two hours unless otherwise indicated.

No extra fee to attend: All master clinician sessions are included in registration.

Cue-Centered Treatment for Chronically Traumatized Youth

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

HilitKletter_MC.jpgHilit Kletter, PhD

Stanford University

Developing an Initial Conceptualization for an Adult Complex Case: A Hands-on Exercise

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

JacquelinePersons_MC.jpgJacqueline Persons, PhD

Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Science Center

Top Ten Reasons Why People With Anxiety Disorders Don't Get Better

10:00 am – 12:00 pm


SallyWinston-MC.jpgSally Winston, PsyD


Anxiety and Stress Disorders Institute of Maryland

Comprehensive Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive  Disorder to Maximize Gains

10:00 am – 12:00 pm


LataMcGinn,PhD_MC.jpgLata McGinn, PhD

Yeshiva University

CFT Made Simple: A Layered Process-and-Practice Approach to Learning and Applying Compassion-Focused Therapy

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

RussellKolts_MC.jpg Russell Kolts


Eastern Washington University

Cognitive Behavior Therapy Groups for Children in Practice and School Settings:  Fostering Resilience, Self-Regulation and Social Competence

1:00 – 3:00 pm


MaryAlvord,PhD_MC.jpgMary Karapetian Alvord, PhD

Alvord, Baker & Associates

Treating the Difficult-to-Treat Depressed Patient

1:00 – 3:00 pm


JudyBeck,PhD_MC.jpgJudith Beck, PhD

Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Mindfulness, Exposure, and Everything in Between: A Practical Road Map for Selecting Interventions When Treating Anxiety Disorders

1:00 – 3:00 pm


JoanDavidson+RochelleFrank_MC.jpgRochelle Frank, PhD, Private practice and University of California, Berkeley


Joan Davidson, PhD, San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy

Innovative Assessment-Based Approach to Treatment Planning: Utilizing Assessment Beyond Diagnosis for Co-Occurring Anxiety/OCD and Autism

1:00 – 3:00 pm


RebeccaSachs+KatherineCody-MC.jpgRebecca Sachs, PhD, and Katherine Cody, PsyD, Spectrum Services

Optimizing Cognitive-Behavioral and Pharmacological Interventions in OCD Through Seamless Collaboration

2:30 – 5:30 pm


Storch+Seibell_MC.jpgEric Storch, PhD, University of South Florida and Rogers Behavioral Health - Tampa Bay


Phillip Seibell, MD, OCD and Anxiety Psychiatry of Westchester, P.C.

Using Cognitive-Behavioral Strategies to Treat Perfectionism Across the Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Learning to Live by Values Instead of by Rules

3:30 – 5:30 pm


LynneSiqueland+DeborahLedley_MC.jpgLynne Siqueland, PhD


Deborah Ledley, PhD



Children's and Adult Center for OCD and Anxiety

Unique Issues Facing Ethnically And Racially Diverse Clients: What You Need to Know That Clients Might Not Tell You

3:30 – 5:30 pm


MonnicaWilliams,PhD-MC.jpgMonnica Williams, PhD


University of Connecticut

Applications of DBT to Trauma-Related Problems: Advanced Practice

3:30 – 5:30 pm


AmyWagner_MC.jpgAmy Wagner, PhD


VA Portland Health Care System; OHSU

Uncertainty and Complexity in Managing Bipolar Disorder

3:30 – 5:30 pm


AndrewNierenberg-MC.jpgAndrew Nierenberg, MD


Massachusetts General Hospital