We are happy to announce that Katie Marrotte, MSW, LCSW, will be our guest lecturer at a virtual Zoom event we are holding on Thursday, November 16th at 7:30pm. She will be discussing the topic of Inference-Based Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for OCD. Inference-based CBT (I-CBT) is an evidence-based treatment of choice for OCD. I-CBT is an upstream modality that targets the obsessional doubt of the OCD cycle. When the obsessional doubt is resolved, then the anxiety and compulsive aspects of OCD do not take place.
Katie is a local therapist and OCD trainer with lived experience. She believes that those suffering from OCD deserve more evidence-based treatment options than just Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP).
Katie is a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in the treatment of OCD. Katie has a Master’s degree in Social Work with a concentration in Health and Mental Health from the University of St. Joseph in West Hartford, Connecticut. Social work focuses not just on pathology, but also looks at human development through a lens of policy, social justice, and social welfare to give a more complete look at factors affecting people on a grander scale. This background in social justice contributes to her passion for pursuing a more robust set of skills for treating OCD, as well as advocating for multifaceted treatment approaches and competency for OCD specialists.
Katie also runs a private practice offering Inference-Based CBT, Exposure Response Prevention, Mindfulness-Based Treatment, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for OCD. Katie believes that the most effective approach for treating OCD should be evidence-based, multifaceted, and most importantly, informed by the needs of the client.
Her website is ocdtrainingschool.com.