Our Partners

The IOCDF is proud to partner with trusted organizations whose work aligns with our mission to improve the lives of those affected by OCD and related disorders. Our collaboration with our growing network of partners gives us the opportunity to enhance and expand our shared goals.

The American Brain Coalition (ABC) provides a strong and powerful voice for the 100 million people with disabling brain disorders, bringing together organizations that represent concerned and interested patients, families, and professionals.

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research.

The mental health clinic (la Clínica de Salud Mental) at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador provides quality mental health services based on scientific evidence, which contribute to increasing accessibility, information, support and care to community members to improve their psychological and psychiatric well-being. Additionally, it contributes to the education and training of clinical psychologists in Ecuador with the highest standards of care and education. The IOCDF is proud to partner with its staff, trainees, and students for the translation into Spanish of the psychoeducation available on our family of websites.

Hear My Story is a nonprofit organization geared towards connecting people with similar stories of hardship. Their mission is to bring hope to others by providing a storytelling platform for people to share their story and safe place for those hurting to find hope.

The Institute for Challenging Disorganization® is a global non-profit association largely comprised of Professional Organizers and related professionals. ICD’s mission is to benefit people affected by chronic disorganization (CD). ICD’s classes, resources, certificate programs, and the designation of CPO-CD® (Certified Professional Organizer in Chronic Disorganization®) set us apart as the premier resource for education, research, and strategies to address CD. Our subscribers seek to look beyond the “stuff” and take a deeper look at the individual and the challenges presented during client work. Specialist Certificates represent a minimum of 12-18 hours of education in a specific subject area while the CPO-CD is earned through a comprehensive 20-month program.

Our mission is to catalyze like-minded communities to work together to destigmatize mental health and empower access to vital resources and necessary support for all.

NeedyMeds educates and empowers those seeking affordable healthcare. As a national non-profit, NeedyMeds achieves its mission by providing information on healthcare programs, offering direct assistance and facilitating programs.

PANDAS Physicians Network is a non-profit organization that maintains the industry standard PPN Guidelines for Diagnostics and Therapeutics, fosters continuous education and communication within the multidisciplinary medical community and sponsors research for developing diagnostic tests, treatment protocols and a cure for PANDAS/PANS within this generation.

Picking Me Foundation is the only nonprofit dedicated to dermatillomania. Founded by a skin picker for skin picking, Picking Me offers awareness, support, resources and community for dermatillomania and encourages individuals to choose themselves over the mental illness that chose them. Start #PickingMe over Skin Picking today!

Policy Center for Maternal Mental Health (formerly known as 2020 Mom), founded in 2011 as the California Maternal Mental Health Collaborative, is a national organization with a mission to close gaps in maternal mental health care. 2020 Mom serves as a catalyst for policy and systems change by building nationwide partnerships with dedicated stakeholders, pursuing advocacy opportunities, providing training and tools, and promoting recommendations for hospitals, insurers and providers.

ResearchMatch is a free online recruitment and education platform designed to promote the completion of clinical trials by matching people interested in research with researchers throughout the United States. Funded by the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, ResearchMatch is disease-neutral and institution-neutral so that participants with and without health problems can be included and valued.
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The TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors is a donor-supported, nonprofit organization devoted to ending the suffering caused by hair pulling disorder, skin picking disorder, and related body-focused repetitive behaviors. TLC's services include a community of support for affected individuals; referrals to treatment specialists and resources; training professionals to recognize and treat BFRBs; and directing research into their causes, treatment, and prevention

UNSTUCK: an OCD kids movie is an award-winning short film that documents OCD strictly through the eyes of young people. The short documentary avoids sensationalizing compulsions and obsessions, and instead reveals the complexity of a disorder that affects the brain and behavior. As the group resilient kids and teens roadmap their process of recovery, the film inspires viewers to believe it is possible to fight their worst fears and beat back OCD.

Training Partners

Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy offers CME/CE for psychiatrists, nurses and other health care professionals. MGH Psychiatry Academy’s course offerings complement the IOCDF’s existing Training Institute, offering introductory courses to help prepare clinicians for the comprehensive 3-day Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI).

Combining groundbreaking theory with hands-on, experiential learning models, Praxis Continuing Education and Training provides world-class evidence-based training from the field’s top experts. With Praxis CET’s on-demand courses, you can broaden your acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) knowledge or take a deep dive into specific strategies and applications. The on-demand course format allows you to explore, learn, and move through the material at your own pace — and you’ll get lifetime access, so you can refer back to the material whenever you need a refresher. Praxis CET also offers live in-person and online training, where you can work directly with trainers, ask questions, get feedback, and connect with fellow practitioners.