Body Image: Effective Interventions to Help Clients Shift Negative Thoughts, Perceptions, Emotions, and Behaviors

Fugen Neziroglu, PhD, ABBP, is the co-founder and executive director of the Bio Behavioral Institute in Great Neck, NY, as well as adjunct full professor in Psychology at Hofstra University and at The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. She has presented and published over 200 papers in scientific journals and is the author and co-author of fifteen books on obsessive compulsive related disorders, including Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Advances in Psychotherapy, Overcoming Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Cognitive Behavioral Approach to Reclaiming Your Life, and Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Treatment Manual. She has appeared on numerous TV programs and presented nationally and internationally. Dr. Neziroglu is board certified in cognitive and behavior therapy from the American Board of Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology, a Fellow of ABBP’s Academy and of ABCT. She is a member of many national and international societies and is on the scientific advisory board of the International Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation (IOCDF) and the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), and President of OCDNY. In 2016, she received the lifetime achievement award from the IOCDF for her extensive contribution to the field of OCD research.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Fugen Neziroglu has employment relationships with Bio-Behavioral Institute and Hofstra University. She receives grants from Bio Haven Pharmaceutical Company and receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Neziroglu receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.

Non-financial: Dr. Fugen Neziroglu is a member of the American Psychological Association, the New York State Psychological Association, the Nassau County Psychological Association, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, and the Anxiety Disorders Association of America. She is a patron of The Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation.