Walk The Talk, LLC -      Atlanta Member of the OCD Foundation



October 2017 
Awareness Week

Check back for details on our information sessions for the public and professionals in Georgia.






****************************************************
Best year yet for the Atlanta 1 Million Steps for OCD Walk -  over 130 people in attendance.  Thanks to all who participated!

I Million Steps for OCD 3rd Annual Walk in Atlanta.
Click on poster to be taken to registration for the OCD Walk

"CONNECT WITH OTHERS IN THE COMMUNITY FIGHTING AGAINST OCD AND RAISING AWARENESS OF THE NEED FOR LESS STIGMA AND MORE TREATMENT RESOURCES."


*************************************



OCD Mini Conference





*************************************




FUNDRAISING EVENT FOR OCD GA
JUNE 4, 2016 @ CHASTAIN PARK

PLEASE JOIN US BY DONATING OR PARTICIPATING IN THE WALK

OCD Awareness Walk 
Atlanta Georgia in conjunction with the International OCD Foundation




****************************



Walk The Talk Atlanta
is a proud sponsor of the
First Annual #1Million4OCD Walk
at Chastain Park in Atlanta.






********************



2014 TOURETTE SYNDROME CONFERENCE
“Breaking Down the Barriers Conference”
February 8, 2014
Atlanta, GA

Tourettes Conference 
Top Tourettes Expert Join to Educate Public

Our goal is to break down the barriers that individuals with TS, OCD,
and ADHD face at home, school and in social settings.


Tourette Syndrome - Breaking Down the Barriers
Brad Cohen Tourette Syndrome Conference
Atlanta, GA – Marriott Perimeter Hotel
Feb. 7-8, 2014

Breaking down the barriers that individuals with TS, OCD, and ADHD face at home, school, and social settings.
 
Conference is for Individuals with TS, Teachers, Educators, Parents, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, therapists, Social Workers, Counselors, Physicians, Neurologists, Health Care Professionals, Nurse Practitioners and more.
 
Come learn the latest and greatest from our team of professionals that will be presenting.
  • Be inspired by the story of Brad Cohen!
  • Learn the latest treatments from highly acclaimed Yale University’s Dr. James Leckman.
  • Take in the newest ideas of CBIT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy) from Texas A&M’s Dr. Doug Woods.
  • Hear the educational strategies for the classroom from Sheryl Pruitt.
  • Advance your knowledge on the behaviors you are dealing with as Leslie Packer shares.
 
 
Dinner / Lecture Schedule on Friday February 7, 2014
6:00-7:00                   Brad Cohen Welcome / Networking
7:00-8:00                  Dinner
7:45-8:30                  Dr. James Leckman Lecture on Tourette
8:30-9:15                  Dr. Doug Woods Lecture on Tourette
 
Conference Schedule on Saturday February 8, 2014
8:00- 8:30
Registration
8:30- 9:30
Welcome Brad Cohen
9:30- 10:45
Dr. Leckman speaks on Awareness and Research
10:45- 11:00
Break
11:00- 12:30
Pruitt and Packer speak on Education and Behavior
12:30- 1:30
Lunch
1:30- 2:30
Breakout Sessions
2:30 -2:45
Break
2:45- 4:00
Dr. Woods speaks on Cognitive Behavior Therapy

(CBIT)
4:00- 5:00                   Panel for Q&A Dr. Leckman, Dr. Woods,
Dr. Chilakamarri, Dr. Scahill
Breakout Sessions from 1:30 – 2:30 on February 8, 2014
1. Allison Vrolijk: Parental Rights and IEPs
2. TS and Neurology Panel: Jorge Juncos, Nick Krawiecki, Howard Schub, Matthew Gwynn
3. Inside/Outside of the Tourette Experience Panel (Storms, Sleep, Homework): Leslie Packer, Sheryl Pruitt, Brad Cohen, Dan Pruitt, Darin Bush
4. OCD Treatment Panel (including ERPT): Lisa Terry, Julie Schultheis, and Mary Jane Trotti
5. Social Skills: Gayle Born and Jim Trotti

Speakers:
Brad Cohen, President Brad Cohen Tourette Foundation
Dr. James Leckman, Yale University, Director of Research
Dr. Doug Woods, Texas A&M, Professor Department of Psychology
Sheryl Pruitt, M.Ed., ET/P, Clinical Director, Educational Consultant
Leslie Packer, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist
 
Feb 8, 2014 End-of-Day Q&A Panel:
Dr. James Leckman, Yale University, Director of Research
Dr. Doug Woods, Texas A&M, Professor Department of Psychology
Dr. Jagan Chilakamarri, Atlanta Psychiatric Institute, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Dr. Lawrence Scahill, MSN, Ph.D., Marcus Center
 
Feb 8, 2014 Medical Breakout Session Panel:
Dr. Jorge Juncos, Wesley Woods Health Center
Dr. Howard Schub, Ascend Pediatric Neurology
 
Feb 8, 2014 OCD Breakout Session Panel:
Lisa Terry, LPC
Julie Schultheis, M.A., LPC
Mary Jane Trotti, M.A.
 
 
Feb 8, 2014 Parental Rights and IEPs Breakout Session:
Allison Vrolijk, Esq.
 
Feb 8, 2014 Inside / Outside of the Tourette Experience Breakout Session Panel:
Brad Cohen, President Brad Cohen Tourette Foundation
Sherry Pruitt, M.Ed., ET/P, Clinical Director, Educational Consultant
Dan Pruitt, PCC, SCAC
Leslie Packer, Ph.D.
Darin Bush, Author of Tiger Trails
 
Feb 8, 2014 Social Skills Breakout Session:
Gayle Born, M.Ed.
Jim Trotti, M.Ed., LAPC, NCC
 







                              Click above link to access brochure