Presentations

Mental health facilities

Dr. Weg has over the years made presentations on the topic of the treatment of anxiety disorders to many mental health facilities in Central New Jersey, including:

  • Catholic Charities
  • Children’s Specialized Hospital
  • Family Service Association
  • Intensive Family Support Services (IFFS)
  • Jewish Family Services
  • Monmouth Medical Center
  • New Jersey College Counseling Centers Encounter
  • Princeton Behavioral Health
  • Raritan Bay Mental Health Center
  • Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center
  • The Association for the Advancement of Mental Health
  • The Rutgers Community Mental Health Center and its satellites (now known as University Behavioral Health)
  • CarePlus New Jersey
  • Essex County Hospital Center

Conferences

Dr Weg has also presented at conferences sponsored by:

  • American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists- New Jersey Chapter
  • Anxiety Disorders Association of America
  • Bergen County Association of Psychologists
  • Essex-Union County Association of Psychologists
  • International OCD Foundation
  • Mercer County Association of Psychologists
  • Middlesex County Association of Psychologists
  • Monmouth/Ocean County Psychological Association
  • Morris County Association of Psychologists
  • National Association of Social Workers, New Jersey Chapter
  • New Jersey Counseling Association
  • New Jersey Educational Association
  • New Jersey Psychological Association
  • New Jersey Association of Cognitive Behavioral Therapists
  • OCD New Jersey (formerly The New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation)
  • Somerset County Association of Psychologists

Guest instructor for professional training programs

Dr. Weg has also presented as part of training programs for:

  • The Gerentological Institute of New Jersey
  • The New Jersey Department of Human Services; New Jersey Internship Training Program
  • The Tourette’s Syndrome Program, The Psychological Clinicat the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University
  • The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey,Robert Wood Johnson School of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program
  • UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolDepartment of Psychiatry- Internship Program

Media Events

Media Events Featuring Dr. Weg:

  • On two occasions has been featured as a guest on the talk radio station, WCTC
  • Guest panelist on the New Jersey Network television show, Healthcalls
  • In the Spring and Summer of 2000, he was a guest on the CN-8 Cable TV show, Family Talk, once to discuss Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder, and once to discuss OCD
  • In 2001, he was again featured on CN-8, discussing panic disorder on the show, Real Life.
  • In June of 2002, he was interviewed on the Highland Park Cable TV show, Psychology Matters, where he spoke on the treatment of OCD.
  • In March of 2006, Dr. Weg was interviewed in his capacity as Vice President of the New Jersey Obsessive Compulsive Foundation on the show To Your Health on New Jersey 12 cable television.
  • In October of 2006, Dr. Weg and one of his clients were featured in a New Jersey Network News review of OCD.
  • On August 4th, 2009, Dr. Weg was featured on the ABC news Primetime special on Children and OCD. Three of the four youngsters featured on the show were patients of Dr. Weg as well.
  • In July of 2010, Dr. Weg was interviewed by Dr. Kenneth Freedman on the television show Wellness Spotlight, EBTV Channel 3, East Brunswick, NJ.
  • On March 7, 2011, Dr. Weg was interviewed by Dr. Dan Gotleib on National Public Radio (NPR), on the show, Voices in the Family
  • In June of 2012, Dr. Weg was interviewed on News12 New Jersey cable TV for a story on compulsive hoarding.

Weg Events

The following are recent events which featured Dr Weg as a presenter:

YearDateEvent/SponsorPresentation
2016December-9NJ School Psychologists Association Monroe, NJSchool Refusal
2016December-8Gen Psych- Livingston, NJTreatment of OCD
2016September-26Princeton House, Princeton, NJTrichotillomania & Excoriation Disorder
2016July 29-31International OCD Foundation, ChicagoThinking Backwards: Paradoxical Interventions for OCD
OCD Treatment through Storytelling
2016July-13Beyond the Doubt- WebinarTreatment of OCD
2016June-17Summit Medical Group, Summit, NJTreatment of OCD
2016May-17Beyond the Doubt- WebinarStorytelling and OCD
2016May-2National Association of Social Workers New Jersey; Atlantic City, NJSchool Avoidance in Adolescents: Causes, Management, and Treatment
2016April 14-15NJ Association of Counseling Psychologists, Lincroft, NJSocial Anxiety Disorder: Individual and Group Treatment
School Avoidance; Case Management and Treatment
2016April-8NJ Association of Learning Consultants. Somerset, NJSchool Refusal
2016March-23Morris Psychological Group; Parsippany, NJTreatment for Trichotillomania
2016March 14-15West Windsor-Plainfield HS NorthTreating School Refusal
Parenting in Response to School Refusal
2016March-13OCD New Jersey, Garwood, NJLiving with OCD Panel Moderator
2016March-1Trichotillomania Learning Center, WebinarFour Step Approach to Parenting Children with Trich
2016January-12National Association of Somerset/Hunterdon Counties. Bridgewater, NJTreatment of Social Anxiety Disorder in Individuals and Groups
2015November 12Careplus NJ training; Paramus, NJSchool Avoidance: Managing the Complicated Adolescent in the Public School Setting
2015November 4New Jersey Internship Colloquium; Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, Trenton, NJTreatment of Adult OCD
2015October 19, 26
Effective School Solutions/Cornerstone Day School; Mountainside, NJResponding to the Anxious Student in the Classroom; A Primer for Education Professionals
2015July 30-Aug 2International OCD Foundation 22nd Annual Conference; Boston, MA
  • OCD Storytelling Encounter for Kids and Parents
  • OCD Storytelling for Grownups
  • Hat Trick: Triple Exposure for Emetophobia
  • Twelve Ways to Boost your ERP Treatment for OCD
2015June 8OCD New Jersey; East Brunswick, NJ"I'm afraid I'm really gonna do it!"; Assessing and treating OCD when it takes the form of Fear of Loss of Impulse Control (FLI)
2015May 3-5National Association of Social Workers (NASW) New Jersey Chapter Annual Conference; Atlantic City, NJ
  • Treatment of Social Anxiety Disorder in Individual and Group Settings

  • OCD Treatment Through Storytelling

2015April 30Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Regional Training; North Brunswick, NJOCD in Adult Consumers with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
2015April 23National Association of Mentally Ill (NAMI) Mercer County
RWJ Hospital Hamilton Wellness Center; Hamilton, NJ
Stress and Anxiety Management
2015April 17Group Psychology Class, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP); Highland Park, NJCBT Treatment of Groups
2015April 10Trichotillomania Learning Center; Arlington, VA

  • Parenting Children with Trichotillomania: A four step approach

  • Standing up to the Trichster: Challenging BFRBs

2015April 6National Association of Mentally Ill (NAMI)/Intensive Family Support Services (IFSS) of Middlesex County; Rutgers University Behavioral Health, Piscataway, NJEffective Therapies for Treating OCD, Anxiety, and Stress Disorders
2015March 15OCD New Jersey 15th Annual Conference; Garwood, NJ
"Living with OCD" Panel; Moderator
2014December 18Essex County Hospital Center/Grand Rounds; Cedar Grove, NJDiagnosis and Treatment of OCD and Social Anxiety Disorder with Serious Mental Illness
2014November 9Expressive Therapies 2014 Summit, NYCStorytelling and CBT for Treating Anxiety and OCD
2014October 25New Jersey Psychological Association 2014 Fall Conference, Woodbridge, NJCognitive Behavioral Individual and Group Treatment of Adult Social Phobia
2014October 6CarePlus New Jersey; Paramus, NJManaging the Complicated Adolescent in the Public School Setting: Understanding and Responding to School Refusal
2014July 18-20International OCD Foundation 21st Annual Conference, Los Angeles
  • OCD Storytelling for Kids and Parents

  • OCD Storytelling for Grownups

  • Wait- is the water in my bong contaminated? (Panel member on OCD and Marijuana use)

  • “I’m afraid I’m really gonna do it!”: Assessing and treating OCD when it takes the form of Fear of Loss of Impulse control (FLI)

2014April 4New Jersey Counseling Association, Lincroft, NJOCD Treatment Through Storytelling
2014April 10Dept of Psychology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, IsraelOCD Treatment Through Storytelling
2014March 23Center for Anxiety; Empire State Building, NYCTreatment of Pediatric OCD through Storytelling
2014March 9OCD New Jersey 14th Annual Conference, Somerset, NJ“Living with OCD” Panel; Moderator
2014February 25National Association of Mentally Ill (NAMI) of Union, Westfield, NJOCD Treatment in Adults
2013July 19-21International OCD Foundation 20th Annual Conference, Atlanta
  • OCD Bedtime stories for kids and their parents

  • Getting Motivated: The (often overlooked) key to OCD treatment success (panel member)

  • “I’m afraid I’m really gonna do it!”-Responding to the fear of loss of impulse control

  • Think no evil, speak no evil: Dealing with sexual, violent and blasphemous obsessions (panel member)

  • Beyond the OCD treatment manuals: Maximizing the power of non-specific factors for effective CBT treatment (panel member)

2013April 20-21Trichotillomania Learning Center; Newark, NJ
  • Standing up to the Trichster; Aggressively challenging BFRBs

  • Getting Past Go; A behavioral program for BFRBs

2012October 21OCD New Jersey- Annual Conference Somerset, NJLiving with OCD Panel – Moderator
2012July 292012 International OCD Foundation Annual Conference, Chicago, ILThe Bee Trap: OCD Treatment Through Storytelling
2012July 282012 International OCD Foundation Annual Conference, Chicago, ILBridget: A Case Presentation Revealing the Internal Struggle with OCD
2012June 15National Association of Mentally Ill (NAMI) Monroe Township, NJCognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Primer for Caregivers
2012May 17American Psychological Association Division 42 Virtual Happy Hour- WebinarRunning a Psychology Practice Outside of Managed Care
2012May 15Behavior Therapy Training Institute (International OCD Foundation) Mount Sinai Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Treatment Center Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, NYOCD Case Formulation and Treatment Planning
2012May 11Essex/Union County Psychological Association –
Livingston, NJ
OCD and Storytelling
2012May 11Somerset/Hunterdon Psychological AssociationOCD Treatment Through Storytelling
2012May 6-8National Association of Social Workers,
NJ Chapter Annual Conference –
Atlantic City, NJ
Treatment of OCD in Adults
2012May 4Workshop for Trinitas Regional Medical Center,
East Brunswick Library –
East Brunswick, NJ
OCD in Consumers with I/DD: Assessment, Treatment and Support –
Utilizing a Creative, Inventive Approach.
2012March 28Mental Health Association of Morris County –
Mountain Lakes, NJ
Treatment of OCD in Adults
2011October 23OCD New Jersey 12th Annual Conference – Somerset, NJCo- Presenter with Jeff Bell, The Greater Good Perspective…OCD Treatment Motivation
2011October 20National Association of Social Workers, NJ Chapter – Brick NJFlying Into the Darkness OCD Treatment Through Storytelling
2011July 28-31International OCD Foundation Annual Conference – San Diego, CA
  • OCD Treatment Through Storytelling

  • Challenges of Living with and Treating OCD with Autism/Aspergers

2011June 13OCD New Jersey Quarterly Meeting — New Brunswick, NJUsing Storytelling in OCD Treatment- revisited
2011April 29-
May 1
Trichotillomania Learning Center National Conference — San Francisco, CA
  • Getting Past Go: Ten Ideas to Help You Get Unstuck in Carrying Out an Exposure Therapy Program for OCD and Body Focused Disorders (Including Skin Picking and Compulsive Hair Pulling)

  • Parenting Children with Trichotillomania: A Four Step Approach

2011April 8Statewide Clinical Consultation & Training Presenting — East Brunswick, NJTreatment of OCD in Adults with Developmental Disabilities
2011March 24 – 27Anxiety Disorders Association of America, 31st Annual Conference — New Orleans, LA
  • Getting Past Go: Ten Ideas to Help You Get Unstuck in Carrying Out an Exposure Therapy Program for OCD and Body Focused Disorders

  • Bridget: A Case Presentation Revealing the Internal Struggle with OCD

2010October 25Princeton House Behavioral Health — Princeton, NJRecent Developments in the Treatment of OCD
2010October 24OCD New Jersey Annual Conference — Somerset, NJModerator, “Living with OCD” Panel
2010October 15Cornerstone Day School — Mountainside, NJManaging the Complicated Adolescent in the Public School Setting Understanding and responding to School Refusal
2010July 16-18International OCD Foundation Annual Conference
— Washington, DC
  • The Bee Trap: Storytelling as a Therapeutic Modality in the Understanding and Treatment of OCD

  • Bridget: A Case Presentation Revealing the Internal Struggle with OCD

2010June 10National Association of Clinical Social Workers- NJ Chapter
Edison, NJ
Treatment of Adult Social Anxiety Disorder in Individual and Group Settings
2010April 24Trichotillomania Learning Center National Conference
Washington, DC
  • Getting Past Go: Ten Ideas to Help Get Unstuck in Carrying Out an Exposure Therapy Program for OCD and Body Focused Disorders

  • Standing up to the Trichster: taking an active stance against the urges to pick and pull

2010April 17New Jersey Psychological AssociationThe Bee Trap: Storytelling as a Therapeutic Modality in the Understanding and Treatment of OCD
2010March 8New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive FoundationThe Enemy Within: Aggressively attacking your OCD
2009October 25New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation“Living with OCD Panel” – moderator
2009August 7-9International OCD Foundation (formerly National OC Foundation) Annual ConferenceThe Bee Trap: Storytelling as a Therapeutic Modality in the Understanding and Treatment of OCD
2009May 20New Jersey Department of Human Services; New Jersey Internship Training ProgramCognitive Behavioral Treatment of OCD
2009May 13UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Department of Psychiatry- Internship ProgramCognitive Behavioral Treatment of OCD
2009April 23National Association of Social Workers, New Jersey ChapterFlying Into the Darkness: Storytelling for OCD
2009January 22National Association of Clinical Social Workers- NJ ChapterTreatment of OCD in Children and Adolescents
2009January 9Essex-Union County Association of PsychologistsCognitive Behavioral Treatment for OCD
2008December 8New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation“You Are the Therapist”- Moderator
2008September 14New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation“Living with OCD Panel” – moderator
2008May 7UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Department of Psychiatry- Internship ProgramCognitive Behavioral Treatment of OCD
2008February 20New Jersey Department of Human Services; New Jersey Internship Training ProgramCognitive Behavioral Treatment of OCD
2008January 20Mercer County Association of PsychologistsCBT for Adult Social Phobia
2008January 9National Association of Clinical Social Workers- NJ ChapterFlying Into the Darkness- Exposure Therapy for Anxiety Disorders
2007January 7Bergen County Association of PsychologistsSocial Phobia
2007December 9Monmouth/Ocean County Psychological AssociationCBT for Adult Social Phobia
2007December 5New Jersey Dental SocietyBody Dysmorphic and Anxiety Disorders in Dental Patients
2007November 29Gerentological Institute of New JerseyCBT for Anxiety Disorders
2007October 28New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation“Living with OCD Panel” – moderator
2007September 20Middlesex County Association of PsychologistsCognitive Behavioral Therapy of OCD
2007September 10New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation“You Are the Therapist”- Moderator
2007June 12Raritan Bay Mental Health CenterCBT Treatment of Panic and Agoraphobia
2007May 7National Association of Social Workers, New Jersey ChapterFlying Into the Darkness: Story Telling for OCD
2007April 11New Jersey Department of Human Services; New Jersey Internship Training ProgramCognitive Behavioral Treatment of OCD
2007March 28Richard Hall Community Mental Health CenterCognitive Behavioral Treatment of OCD in Adults
2007March 12New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive FoundationParenting a Child with OCD: A Four Step Approach
2007March 7UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Department of Psychiatry- Internship ProgramCognitive Behavioral Treatment of OCD
2006March 23-26Anxiety Disorders Association of America- 26th National ConferenceGetting Past Go: Overcoming Procrastination and Avoidance
2006March 23-26Anxiety Disorders Association of America- 26th National ConferenceMandy: A Case Presentation of
2006November 2Newmark School – Presentation to FacultyCognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorders in Students
2006October 17Interviewed on New Jersey Network News piece on OCD
2006October 15New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation“Living with OCD Panel” – moderator
2006August 15National Association of Clinical Social Workers- NJ ChapterCognitive Behavioral Therapy of Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adults
2006May 3UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Department of Psychiatry- Internship ProgramCognitive Behavioral Treatment of OCD
2006May 1New Jersey Counseling AssociationTreatment of OCD in Children and Adolescents
2006April 25National Association of Clinical Social Workers- NJ ChapterTreatment of OCD in Children and Adolescents
2006April 23National Association of Clinical Social Workers- NJ ChapterIndividual and Group Treatment of Adult Social Phobia
2006March 8New Jersey Department of Human Services; New Jersey Internship Training ProgramCognitive Behavioral Treatment of OCD”
2006January 22Middlesex County Association of Psychologists-Panel Member on “Dissociative Disorders”
2005May 2-4National Association of Social Workers, New Jersey Chapter“Assessment and Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder:
2005December 13Raritan Bay Mental Health CenterOCD in Children and Adolescents”
2005October 29New Jersey Psychological AssociationGetting Past Go: Ten Ideas to Help Get Unstuck in Treatment”
2005September 30American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists- New Jersey ChapterCognitive Behavioral Treatment of OCD”
2005March 14New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive FoundationFlying Into the Darkness Part 2: More Examples of Narrative Therapy for OCD
2005February 16New Jersey Department of Human Services; New Jersey Internship Training ProgramCognitive Behavioral Treatment of OCD”
2004October 10New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation- 5th Annual ConferencePsychologist Panel for the Treatment of OCD- Panel member
2004August 20La Frontera Center, Inc.; Comprehensive Behavioral Health ServicesCognitive Behavioral Treatment of OCD
2004July 28New Jersey Department of Human Services; New Jersey Internship Training ProgramCognitive Behavioral Treatment of OCD”
2004May 317th Annual Encounter of New Jersey College Counseling CentersCognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorders in Students
2004March 13Anxiety Disorders Association of America-24th National ConferenceFlying Towards the Darkness: Narrative Therapy for OCD
2003December 8New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive FoundationTeen OCD Panel – moderator
2003October 26New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation- 4th Annual ConferencePsychologist Panel for the Treatment of OCD- Panel member
2003October 23Rutgers Counseling Center for College Ave CampusCognitive Behavioral Treatment of Anxiety Disordered Students
2003September 8New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive FoundationGetting Past Go: Ten Ideas to Help Get Unstuck in Carrying Out an Exposure
2003March 25Children’s Specialized HospitalCognitive Behavioral Treatment of Pediatric OCD
2003March 5Department of Human Services; Internship Program TrainingCognitive Behavioral Treatment of OCD
2003January 26Middlesex County Association of PsychologistsPanel Discussant on “Case Presentation and Discussion From Different Orientations”
2002September 19The Tourette’s Syndrome Program, The Psychological Clinic
2002March 21-24Anxiety Disorders Association of America- 22nd National Conference
2002August 9-11National Obsessive Compulsive Foundation Annual Conference-Panic and OCD
2002November 7New Jersey Educational AssociationTreatment of OCD in Children and Adolescents
2002November 1Rutgers University- Graduate School of Applied and Professional PsychologyCognitive Behavioral Group Therapy of Anxiety Disorders
2002October 20New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation- 3rd Annual ConferenceModerator for the Panel of Parents of Kids with OCD
2001July 24-25Guest on CN-8 cable television show, Real LifePanic Disorder
2001December 13Intensive Family Support Services (IFFS) of Middlesex CountyStress Management for Staff
2001December 11New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive FoundationPanic and OCD
2001October 22Jewish Family Services/PAC of Mercer CountyTreatment of Anxiety Disorders
2001September 23New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation- 2nd Annual ConferenceModerator for the OCD Kids Panel
2001September 12Morris County Psychological AssociationTreatment of OCD
2001June 7Intensive Family Support Services (IFSS) of Middlesex CountyAnxiety Disorders and Their Treatment
2001March 24Dr. Weg received the Distinguished Service Award from the Rutgers Graduate School of Education Alumni Association , in part for his work with the NJ Affiliate of the OC Foundation
2001February 22UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson School of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training ProgramCognitive Behavioral Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
2000August 11-13National Obsessive Compulsive Foundation Annual ConferencePanic and OCD
2000October 21New Jersey Psychological AssociationChildhood Treatment of OCD
2000September 21Middlesex County Association of PsychologistsSocial Phobia
2000September 17Central New Jersey Affiliate of the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation Conference

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