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From Challenge to Hope webinar series (pt. I)

September 22, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm


A web series on hoarding disorder presented by JFCS in partnership with the Philadelphia Hoarding Task Force. Speakers include:

  • Gail Steketee, Phd, is the Dean of Boston University’s School of Social Work and author
    of Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Hoarding. Dr. Steketee currently researches
    assessment and treatment of hoarding disorder in adults at Smith College and Hartford
    Hospital. She is an elected fellow and Vice President of the American Academy of Social
    Work & Social Welfare (AASWSW).
  • Michael A. Tompkins (PSY13822), PhD, ABPP, is a licensed psychologist and board certified
    in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology. He is the co-director of the San Francisco Bay Area
    Center for Cognitive Therapy, Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California,
    Berkeley, Diplomat and Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and a trainer
    and consultant for the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior. He received the 2013 Lifetime
    Achievement Award for excellence in innovation, treatment, and research in the field of
    hoarding and cluttering by the Mental Health Association of San Francisco.
  • Judy Batalion, PhD, had her first book, White Walls: A Memoir about Motherhood,
    Daughterhood and the Mess in Between, optioned by Warner Brothers for whom Judy is
    currently developing the TV show “Cluttered.” Her essays about mental health have appeared
    in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Vogue, Salon, the Forward and many other


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