Eda Gorbis, PhD, MFT
Founder and Director
Dr. Gorbis joined Dr. Edna B. Foa, an internationally recognized authority who pioneered the protocols for ERP, in 1994 and received extensive training in the field of OCD treatment. In 1996, she began working with Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz at UCLA, where she integrated Dr. Foa's ERP methods. Over the past seven years, she has treated more than 150 in- and out-patients with OCD while working closely with their families. Her method synthesizes the blends successful treatment modalities for OCD and PTSD and has yielded a high rate of success. Dr. Gorbis' work has received large amount of attention from the national media. Her intensive method has been the topic on National Geographic, the Discovery Channel, BBC, 20/20, and numerous local news channels. More about Dr. Gorbis.
Joseph O'Neill, PhD
Dr. O'Neill is an Assistant Professor of Child Psychiatry at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI). He has 10 years research and clinical experience with MRI and MRS in neurologic and psychiatric disorders. He collaborates day-to-day with the co-investigators on OCD research at the NPI and Westwood Institute for Anxiety Disorders, Inc.
Adjunct Professionals To Aid Creativity of Exposures
Tracey Martin, MA OTR/L, JCTC
Tracey Martin is a licensed Occupational Therapist specializing in Mental Health. She received a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy from The University of Southern California and has been working with individuals with and without severe and persistent mental illnesses since 1998. She has participated in advanced training and education in many diverse areas and is a Social and Independent Living Skills Trainer and a Certified Job and Career Transition Coach. Tracey Martin makes home visits throughout the great Los Angeles area. Please see MobileOTR for more information. She is also part of the clinical staff at UCLA's Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital.