Free Event - Tourette Syndrome Association of Illinois (TSA-IL) Invites You to Attend Family Meeting Night with Dr. Doug Woods, Ph.D., March 23rd

The Tourette Syndrome Association of Illinois (TSA-IL) is pleased to have special guest speaker, Dr. Doug Woods, Ph.d., on Friday, March 23rd located at the Lincoln Park Cultural Center in Chicago. Dr. Woods specializes in the treatment of Tourette Syndrome (TS), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD), Anxiety Disorders and Trichotillomania. See for additional information.

Glen Ellyn, IL, February 26, 2012 --( Tourette Syndrome Association of Illinois (TSA-IL) announces guest speaker for Chicago Community Group Meeting.

March 23, 2012 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Featured Speaker Dr. Doug Woods, Ph.D.
Lincoln Park Cultural Center
2045 N Lincoln Park West, Chicago, IL 60614

The Tourette Syndrome Association of Illinois (TSA-IL) and the Chicago Community Group (a TSA-IL affiliated Community Group) are pleased to present an opportunity for you to participate in an informal Family Meeting with Dr. Doug Woods, Ph.D. on Friday, March 23rd from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Auditorium at the Lincoln Park Cultural Center in Chicago.

This is a free event, open to anyone with an interest or questions about Tourette Syndrome (TS) and other disorders -- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Anxiety Disorders, Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD) and Trichotillomania (hair loss caused by compulsive pulling or twisting of the hair until it breaks off).

Dr. Woods is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). Dr. Woods has over 160 scientific publications and 9 books on behavioral treatments of Tourette Syndrome and related disorders. His work has been highlighted in numerous venues including USA Today, ABC News, Doctor Radio on the Sirius/XM Radio Network, and most recently, featured in the PBS television news program “Need to Know.”

Dr. Woods is a recognized international expert on the causes and treatment of Tourette Syndrome and other neuropsychiatric disorders, and has given over 90 invited talks in 28 states and 5 different countries. Dr. Woods is a founding member of the Tourette Syndrome Association’s Behavioral Sciences Consortium, and is a member of the TSA’s Medical Advisory Board.

Dr. Woods also is a specialist in Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention Training also known as CBIT. CBIT is a non-drug treatment for helping to reduce tic severity.

To ensure they have ample space for everyone, please RSVP to Be sure you are on their email distribution to receive additional details about this and other TSA-IL events. You can sign up to receive TSA-IL emails on their website, or send them an email to be added to their mailings. Please note your information is confidential and will not be shared.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to get your questions answered by an expert in a relaxed setting and at no cost to you!

Support for this program was made possible by the cooperative agreement award number 1U38DD000727-02 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Tourette Syndrome Association. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the US Government or the Tourette Syndrome Association.

Materials provided through a program partnership of national TSA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Tourette Syndrome Association of Illinois (TSA-IL)
Lisa Biedron