Presentation Topics

Dr. Witkin is available to speak at conferences and workshops, or to school personnel, medical staff, parent groups, professional organizations, and other formats.  Topics can be developed, or adapted, to fit your group or organization.  She can be contacted by phone at 661-753-3987.

Past Presentation Topics Include:

  • Anxiety in the Classroom (for classroom personnel)
  • Engaging Parents in Children’s Anxiety Treatment:  Lessons I Learned From Both Sides of “The Couch” (for the Annual Conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America)
  • Family Advocacy: Navigating Insurance, Schools, and OCD (co-presenter; for the Annual Conference of the International OCD Foundation)
  • Got Anxiety?  We Have Solutions!  (co-presenter; community group)
  • Managing Stress:  Balancing Work, Family and You (for the City of Santa Clarita and the College of the Canyons Foster and Kinship Care Education Program)
  • My Sibling Has OCD:  What It’s Like for Me (co-presenter; for the Annual Conference of the International OCD Foundation)
  • OCD and Anxiety in the Classroom (co-presenter; for school psychologists)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in Children and Teens:  Shedding Light on the Matter (for the City of Santa Clarita and the College of the Canyons Foster and Kinship Care Education Program)
  • Parents as Part of the Treatment Team – Lessons I Learned from Both Sides of “The Couch” (for Los Angeles County Psychological Association, CBT Special Interest Group)
  • Silence is Not Golden:  How to Talk to Insurance, Schools, and Your Kid (co-presenter; for the Annual Conference of the International OCD Foundation)
  • Taming the Worry Monster:  Helping Children Cope (for the City of Santa Clarita and the College of the Canyons Foster and Kinship Care Education Program)
  • To Tell or Not to Tell: Pros & Cons for Disclosing about OCD (co-presenter; for the Annual Conference of the International OCD Foundation)
  • Treating OCD in Teens:  Working with Teens AND Their Parents (co-presenter; for the Annual Conference of the International OCD Foundation)
  • What to Do When OCD Occurs in the Twice Exceptional Child (co-presenter; for the Annual Conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America)
  • Your Toughest Teen Cases: Treating Anxious Teens Who Act Out (co-presenter; for the Annual Conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America)