Welcome to OCD North!

Clinical Consulting, Training and Development

Clinical consultation, training and development is an opportunity to further our mission to instill hope and promote recovery from OCD. To this end, we create high-quality, customized small group and hands on learning opportunities. Fees are based on individual needs of the client and/or organization. A complementary consultation to discuss current need is crucial to create a meaningful training opportunity.

Clinical Consulting

Provided by Merrisa Little, MSW, RSW, our clinical consulting services are designed to provide practical strategies, tools, and in-session experiences that facilitate easy implementation in an organizational context. While the list of service offerings is long, workshops are mutually crafted to get the experience that is most valuable for the organization.

*Clinical consulting workshops are tailored to accommodate half-day, full-day, or multi-day in-person or virtual formats.

Intro
Exposure to Exposure Training
(Kemp, Benito, et. al., 2023) Leveraging exposure principles through behavioural strategies, this workshop is tailors didactic and experiential materials to therapists’ current comfort level with ERP. Through the E2E workshop, the therapist learns and addresses through exposure, the limiting beliefs that prevent them from becoming the best ERP therapist they can be! Available in adult and pediatric formats.
ERP Implementation Across All Levels of Care
Application of ERP principles expertly applied to the organizational context for efficient service delivery (in-patient, day programs, outpatient). Available in adult and pediatric formats.
Enhance Competency in OCD Treatment
Designed for providers with some training in ERP, and experience treating OCD, this training covers areas of OCD treatment often overlooked in introductory courses. Topics covered include Challenging cases (complex OCD), presenting characteristics (symptom complexity, comorbidity, motivation, readiness, insight) and aspects of service delivery (duration, intensity, family involvement and accommodation, etc.). Available in adult and pediatric formats.
Assessment of OCD and Related Disorders
Application of OCD assessment often overlooked in ERP training. Learn how to assess OCD regardless of symptom complexity and assess severity of symptoms to inform course treatment and establish outcome measures. Available in adult and pediatric formats.
OCD Case Consultation
Expert help in the development of an ERP-based treatment plan based on your client’s unique presenting concerns and challenges.
MSW Practicum Supervision
Ongoing, weekly supervision to ensure MSW students are providing evidence-based best practice in an ethical manner.
Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE) Consultation
Expert help in the development of a SPACE-based treatment plan based on your client’s unique presenting concerns and challenges.