Thoughts on Record: Podcast of the Ottawa Institute of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Dr. Christine Purdon, C. Psych: Coping With OCD During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 18, 2020 Season 1 Episode 15
Thoughts on Record: Podcast of the Ottawa Institute of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Dr. Christine Purdon, C. Psych: Coping With OCD During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Thoughts on Record: Podcast of the Ottawa Institute of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Dr. Christine Purdon, C. Psych: Coping With OCD During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Apr 18, 2020 Season 1 Episode 15

https://uwaterloo.ca/psychology/people-profiles/christine-purdon

Dr. Purdon is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario and has expertise in the assessment and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders in adults. She has practiced and taught cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT) for over 20 years and is certified by the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CABCT).  She provides psychological services through the University of Waterloo Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment Unsubsidized Psychological Services stream.  She is also Director of Clinical Training for the Clinical Psychology Program at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Purdon’s research interests include the persistence of anxiety and its cognitive manifestations, such as obsessions, worry, rumination, doubt, and behavioural manifestations, such as compulsions and escape/avoidance behaviours. She is also interested in how anxiety influences attentional and memory processes.

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https://uwaterloo.ca/psychology/people-profiles/christine-purdon

Dr. Purdon is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario and has expertise in the assessment and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders in adults. She has practiced and taught cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT) for over 20 years and is certified by the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CABCT).  She provides psychological services through the University of Waterloo Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment Unsubsidized Psychological Services stream.  She is also Director of Clinical Training for the Clinical Psychology Program at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Purdon’s research interests include the persistence of anxiety and its cognitive manifestations, such as obsessions, worry, rumination, doubt, and behavioural manifestations, such as compulsions and escape/avoidance behaviours. She is also interested in how anxiety influences attentional and memory processes.