Tics can be the tip of the iceberg of other co-occuring conditions (including OCD, anxiety, and ADHD) that may affect children’s ability to live to their full potential.
On February 6, Cartwheel hosted Erica Greenberg, MD for a webinar on how OCD and tic disorders present in youth, how symptoms can be impairing (or not), how to seek professional help, and best practices for treatment.
Other resources suggested by our speaker:
Erica Greenberg, MD is a child/adolescent psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and an Asst. Professor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (HMS). Dr. Greenberg is the Director of the Pediatric Psychiatry OCD and Tic Disorders Program at MGH, a Co-Director of the MGH Tourette Association of America (TAA) Center of Excellence, and on the Medical Advisory Board of the TAA. Her interests include Tourette syndrome (TS), OCD, “Tourettic OCD,” ADHD, body-focused repetitive behavior disorders (BFRBs), and other tic disorder syndrome spectrum conditions. She has authored several peer-reviewed manuscripts on TS, OCD, and related disorders, and has presented on these conditions nationally and internationally.