All Kinds of News for September 14, 2016
Mountain Valley Treatment Center, in partnership with the International OCD Foundation Affiliates OCD New Hampshire and OCD Massachusetts, will host an inaugural event focused on sharing the latest information and practice in the treatment of anxiety and OCD. The SeaCoast Anxiety Symposium will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 8:30 a.m until 3:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth, NH. Speakers will include Elizabeth Ohr, Psy.D., a private practice psychologist, Szu-Hui Lee, Ph.D., President of OCD New Hampshire and a counselor at Phillips Exeter Academy, Brian Ott, Ph.D., from Massachusetts General Hospital and Liza Coyne, Ph.D., from McLean Hospital's OCD Institute.
Mountain Valley Treatment Center, a not for profit program, was founded in 2011 to provide intensive residential treatment to adolescent boys and girls and emerging adults struggling with severe anxiety, OCD and other related disorders. Located in Pike, New Hampshire at the edge of the White Mountain National Forest, Mountain Valley stands apart from like providers because of its specialization, its unique setting, and its comprehensive approach to care. Residents typically spend 60 to 90 days at MVTC, taking advantage of the most effective evidence-based treatments through individual, group, and family therapy, conducted in a caring, supportive and ethical fashion that meets the unique needs of the individuals, and the expectations of the professional practice of social work, psychology and psychiatry.