Clinical Coordinator of OCD and Complex Anxiety Disorders Track
Ms. Welbel is the Clinical Coordinator for the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Anxiety Disorders Track. Ms. Welbel received her BA in psychology from the University of Michigan and her MA in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University. She has extensive training and clinical experience in using cognitive behavior therapy and exposure therapies to treat individuals with a range of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive and related disorders. She received advanced training in exposure therapy at the Center for Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital and completed a one-year postgraduate clinical fellowship with The Family Institute’s Cognitive Behavior Therapy program. In addition to her clinical work, Ms. Welbel also serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for Beyond OCD. As a cognitive behavior therapist, Ms. Welbel strongly believes that how individuals think and behave affect how they feel. Therefore, she uses a compassionate yet direct approach to teach clients the necessary skills to modify their irrational thoughts, confront their maladaptive fears, and to decrease their anxiety.