OCD Specialist meets OCD Warrior x 2
Best friends Kelley Franke, LMFT, and Lauren Rosen, LMFT, throat punch OCD every chance they get and insist on laughing while they’re at it.
Kelley Franke, LMFT
SHOW HOST AND OCD SPECIALIST
Kelley Franke is Licensed Psychotherapist (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #123663). She is also the Executive Director of The Center for OCD. Kelley uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), with a focus on Exposure & Response Prevention to support those she works with. She sees adults, adolescents, and children suffering from OCD, and other Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders, including body-focused repetitive behaviors.
Kelley completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University. Prior to completing her graduate work she trained as a behavioral assistant at the OCD Center of Los Angeles. She continued working there as an intern and licensure, where she was formally trained and specialized in the treatment of Anxiety, OCD and OCD spectrum Disorders. During her time at the OCD Center of Los Angeles, She is was the co-author of a weekly subscription series, “Reflections” on Skin Picking and Hair Pulling. Additionally, she completed training in DBT from Behavioral Tech Research through The Linehan Institute and integrates many DBT based skills in her work with clients.
Kelley is the Executive Director of The Center for OCD, a private practice specializing in the treatment of OCD and Anxiety. The Center for OCD will be taking new patients starting March 1st 2022. You can learn more about working with Kelley by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Lauren Rosen, LMFT
SHOW HOST AND OCD SPECIALIST
Lauren Rosen is a Licensed Psychotherapist (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #110644). She is also the Executive Director of The Center for the Obsessive Mind. Lauren received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UCLA. She went on to earn her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University.
Lauren’s focus has been on the treatment of OCD since she returned to graduate school in 2014. She began working with the OCD Center of Los Angeles in 2016. She worked there until she founded the Center for the Obsessive Mind in 2021. There, she and her staff practice Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, with a focus on Exposure & Response Prevention. They also emphasize Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in their work.
In addition to her work with Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders, Lauren treats people struggling with body-focused repetitive behaviors, Eating Disorders and Body Image issues. She is a certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and received supervision from Elyse Resch MS, RDN, CEDRD-S, Fiaedp, FADA, FAND, co-author of Intuitive Eating. Lauren also has training in Enhanced CBT for Eating Disorders (CBT-E). In addition, she works with people struggling with co-occurring Substance Use Disorder and is a member of the OCD SUD Special Interest Group as well as the OCD Gamechangers Compassionate Connections initiative on OCD and Addiction.
You can get in touch with Lauren or Kelley here.
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