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Managing Tourette Syndrome and Anxiety during COVID-19

Please join the Tourette Association of America along with Emily Ricketts, Ph.D. and John Piacentini, Ph.D. on Thursday, September 10 at 10 am PST for the “Managing Tourette Syndrome and Anxiety during COVID-19” seminar.

They will be speaking about the impact that COVID-19 has had on individuals with Tourette Syndrome as well as strategies to manage anxiety and Tourette Syndrome. Dr. Ricketts and Dr. Piacentini will also discuss the UCLA Child OCD Anxiety and Tic Disorders Program (Psychiatry) and UCLA Movement Disorders Clinic (Neurology), a Tourette Association of America Center of Excellence.

Key Takeaways:

  • Information on the UCLA Center and Clinic
  • Discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on TS families
  • Discussion on tics in relation to anxiety and going back to school in the Fall
  • Guidance on creating a tic management environment since families have been spending much time with one another