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Autism, OCD, & Anxiety: Treating Co-Occuring Conditions, with Dr. Rebecca Sachs | Spectrumly Speaking ep. 5

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In this episode, hosts Lauren Gerber Ms. Ed., PSY. D. and Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS speak with Rebecca Sachs, Ph.d. ABPP. Dr. Sachs is a psychologist specializing in the treatment of individuals on the autism spectrum who also experience difficult co-occurring disorders, such as severe anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Board certified in cognitive-behavior therapy, she maintains a private practice at Spectrum Services in Manhattan, NY and in Park Slope, Brooklyn.Dr. Sachs discusses how she came to specialize in autism, the prevalence of OCD and anxiety as occurrences, and how to treat someone on the spectrum for those conditions.

For more information about the work of Dr. Rebecca Sachs, please visit her website: cbtspectrum.com

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.For more about Dr. Gerber, check out her website, drlaurengerber.com.

For more about Becca, check out her website, beccalory.com, and look for her on Facebook

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Spectrumly Speaking is the podcast dedicated to women on the autism spectrum, produced by Different Brains®. Every other week, join our hosts Haley Moss (an autism self-advocate, attorney, artist, and author) and Dr. Lori Butts (a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist, and licensed attorney) as they discuss topics and news stories, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community.