Visit Austin for the 26th Annual OCD Conference!

Will you be joining us for the 26th Annual OCD Conference in Austin, TX? We asked Narisa Trammell of Visit Austin to share what makes Austin such a unique and exciting city to visit. Read her article below and start planning your trip! By Narisa Trammell As a native Texan, a local and a proud… Read more »

Just One More Time, I Swear

This story is part of our blog series called “Stories from the OCD Community.”  Stories from the community are submitted and edited by Toni Palombi. If you are interested in sharing your story you can view submission details at www.iocdf.org/ocd-stories. I was three months old when I had my first open heart surgery. The second came… Read more »

Finding Inspiration at the Annual OCD Conference, By Spenser Gabin

Spenser Gabin is a videographer living in California. Inspired by attending the Annual OCD Conference, he is planning to go to school this fall to become an OCD specialist. About two years, I first came across the IOCDF through a video they posted on Facebook featuring Dr. Jonathan Grayson. Dr. Grayson’s book, Freedom from Obsessive… Read more »

What it feels like to live with OCD

by Alice Franklin This story is part of our blog series called “Stories from the OCD Community.”  Stories from the community are submitted and edited by Toni Palombi. If you are interested in sharing your story you can view submission details at www.iocdf.org/ocd-stories. For as long as I can remember, I have had obsessive compulsive disorder… Read more »

An Update on Membership Options with the IOCDF

IOCDF Membership Materials

For years, the International OCD Foundation has offered the chance to become a part of a unique community and to support us in providing resources, research, and respect to all those impacted by OCD and related disorders. Our membership base is comprised of individuals with OCD, their family members, friends, and supporters, as well as… Read more »

Who Inspires You?

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This story is written by Alyssa King for her daughter Bella as a part of our Spring Inspiration Campaign. Donate and share your story of who inspires you at iocdf.org/inspire My inspiration is my daughter, Bella. As an 11-year-old with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), Bella has had to deal with more than any child her… Read more »

Fighting OCD as a Teenager

by Rachel This story is part of our blog series called “Stories from the OCD Community.”  Stories from the community are submitted and edited by Toni Palombi. If you are interested in sharing your story you can view submission details at www.iocdf.org/ocd-stories. When I was six years old, I wanted to be a veterinarian when I… Read more »

The Spaciousness of Forgiveness

by Rissa Roo This story is part of our blog series called “Stories from the OCD Community.”  Stories from the community are submitted and edited by Toni Palombi. If you are interested in sharing your story you can view submission details at www.iocdf.org/ocd-stories. While my mom and I were in a beauty parlor, the beautician told… Read more »

Spotlight: OCD News and Research Updates

January 2019 Edition Spotlight is our monthly email series that gives our readers regular updates on OCD and related disorders research and news. Enjoy reading the January edition here on our blog, and if you would like to get the next update in your inbox, please click here! Making Headlines A roundup of recent stories… Read more »

The Gift of Sport

By Corey This story is part of our blog series called “Stories from the OCD Community.”  Stories from the community are submitted and edited by Toni Palombi. If you are interested in sharing your story you can view submission details at www.iocdf.org/ocd-stories. “Where do you want to start?” Dr. K. asked, his eyes scanning the composition… Read more »