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Renae Reinardy, Psy.D., presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds Aug. 15


Renae Reinardy, Psy.D., will present ” Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors: Clinical Considerations in the Understanding and Treatment of Hair Pulling and Skin Picking” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Reinardy received her doctorate at Argosy University, Washington, D.C. She is the Director of the Lakeside Center for Behavioral Change. Dr. Reinardy specializes in the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder, trichotillomania, skin picking, hoarding disorder, and related conditions. She has been an adjunct professor and has presented numerous times at national conferences and at local meetings and trainings. She is also the Program Developer of Courage Critters, on online and plush animal system. Dr. Reinardy has been interviewed on Good Morning America and the Joy Behar Show. She was featured on Dateline NBC and A&E’s Hoarders.

Grand Rounds Objectives

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

1) Discuss diagnosis and assessment of BFRBs

2) Define techniques that can be used in cognitive behavioral therapy

3) Identify when treatment augmentation may be helpful for patients

This grand rounds presentation, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the School’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, is broadcast via videoconference to many sites throughout North Dakota and Minnesota and is also streamed via personal computers.  If you want information on how to attend, please contact Betty Jo Tostenson at 701.293.4101 or

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.