Understanding and treating BDD in young people

with Dr Elif Gökcen

Elif is a Clinical Psychologist at the National and Specialist OCD, BDD and Related Disorder Clinic at the Maudsley Hospital. She provides specialist assessment and evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents with OCD and BDD. Elif is a peer-reviewed author and has a strong interest in developing and delivering effective psychological interventions for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Elif will focus on understanding BDD in young people and the treatment approach taken. The first part of the talk will provide an overview of BDD symptoms, share key facts on the condition, and discuss why BDD remains underdiagnosed. The second part will provide information on how to access help and what to expect from assessment and evidence-based treatment for BDD in children and young people.

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