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CE: Hoarding Disorder: Clinical Conceptualizations and Interventions

March 11, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Northern Virginia Clinical Psychologists (NVCP)
Presents a 3-CEU Program on Friday, March 11, 2022
Hoarding Disorder: Clinical Conceptualizations and Interventions
Presenter: Elspeth Bell, PhD
Date/Time: Friday, March 11, 2022, 1-4pm EST
Place: Zoom Meeting (link will be emailed – One time- from VACP, immediately upon registration)
Registration: Deadline is 3/9/22; Cost is $40.00 for NVCP Members / $60.00 for non-NVCP Members /$20.00 for Clinical Students
Program Overview:
The workshop will provide an overview of the key diagnostic features of Hoarding Disorder (HD). The workshop will focus on: Cognitive and emotional processing issues associated with HD; How to use screening and assessment measures when working with clients who struggle with excessive clutter; Therapeutic strategies for engaging the HD client both in the office and in the home; Key elements for developing an intervention plan; and available resources to draw on when creating a HD treatment team.

1. Describe the diagnostic criteria and manifestation of symptoms for Hoarding Disorder (HD)
2. Explain how challenges related to cognitive and emotional processing can exacerbate HD
3. Apply means for assessing multiple facets of HD
4. Describe strategies for engaging HD clients to aid in skill-building and clutter reduction
5. Identify conditions under which additional supports and resources are to be brought into a HD

Northern Virginia Clinical Psychologist (NVCP) is a regional organization of the Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists whose goal is to develop a collegial support network for Northern Virginia-based clinical psychologists and those studying to be licensed. NVCP hosts at discounted cost CE events, quarterly newsletters, message board forum, and a website (www.nv-cp.org). It is the largest regional academy of psychologists and provides many networking opportunities for its members. For more information about NVCP or ways you can become involved, please contact Laurentia Ruby at laurentia.ruby@verizon.net, or call 703-839-2523, or visit our website at www.nv-cp.org.

Hoarding Disorder: Clinical Conceptualizations and Interventions
Presenter: Elspeth Bell, PhD

Presenter Bio:
Dr. Bell is a licensed psychologist with an extensive background and training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She works primarily with adults and adolescents, focusing on the treatment of Hoarding Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and other anxiety disorders, depression, and interpersonal difficulties. A recognized expert in working with Hoarding Disorder, Dr. Bell conducts assessments and evaluations, provides psychotherapy for sufferers and family members, and runs psychoeducational and support groups. Dr. Bell has collaborated with area Hoarding Task Forces, presented at national conferences, and conducted workshops for professionals, those struggling with clutter, and families. Dr. Elspeth Bell received her Bachelor’s degree in psychology at Vassar College. She received both her Master’s in psychology and Doctorate in clinical psychology from Fordham University, with an emphasis on cognitive behavioral therapies and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Her doctoral dissertation examined the relationship between childhood OCD and family-related anxieties. Dr. Bell completed her pre-doctoral internship at the John L. Gildner Regional Institute for Children and Adolescents (JLG-RICA) in Rockville, Maryland. Dr. Bell is licensed to practice psychology in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia and directs the Bell Center for Anxiety and Depression.

NEW Registration Information:

Registration for this CE will be processed through Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists (VACP). The deadline for registration is 3/9/22 and the link will be sent out to all registrants one time immediately after registering. You are encouraged to save this email or add the Zoom link to your calendar. Please note participants must be present through the entire presentation in order to receive CE credit; partial CE credit is not permitted. For your awareness, presentations may be recorded.

1. Visit VACP (www.vapsych.org) and login or create a login (membership is not necessary)
2. After you are logged in, click or paste this link: https://viacp.memberclicks.net/nvcpCE
3. Complete information, select membership category, select submit and pay
4. Direct any questions about registration to: VACPoffice@gmail.com
5. The Zoom link will be emailed to the registration email one time. Check your spam. If you
experience difficulties, email VACPoffice@gmail.com. There are no reminder emails.
6. Your CE certificate will be emailed to you within 3 weeks
7. Consider sharing your feedback on this NVCP Survey (https://forms.gle/YGLe9vZBtaAdbd617)
For questions and concerns beyond registration, please email the NVCP CE Chair, Tiffany Duffing, PhD, at
NVCPCEChair@gmail.com. Please be aware that replies may take up to two business day


March 11, 2022
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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