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International OCD Foundation

Save the Date for the IOCDF’s 30th Anniversary Party in Boston

In 1986, a small group of individuals with OCD in Connecticut got together with the idea that they could help others who may be experiencing the same problems, and formed the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation. They invited Dr. Wayne Goodman to be their first Scientific Advisory Board chair, thus making sure that best practices and evidence-based… Read more »

David Adam to bring humor, hope (and books!) to this year’s OCD Conference

This year’s keynote at the Annual OCD Conference will be delivered with some international flair provided by this year’s speaker, David Adam. An editor for the science journal Nature and author of The Man Who Couldn’t Stop, Adam was honored as the 2015 recipient of the IOCDF Illumination Award at last year’s Conference and will… Read more »

Farewell from an IOCDF Favorite

Today is a bittersweet day at the IOCDF office as we say goodbye to Marissa Keegan, the IOCDF’s program director (pictured left above, along with fellow IOCDF staff members Stephanie Cogen and Tiia Groden). We as a staff will miss Marissa very much, and wish her all the best on future endeavors!  I vividly remember my first… Read more »

Video: View the Powerful Keynote Address by Clint & Joanie Malarchuk

We were honored to have Clint Malarchuk and his wife, Joanie Malarchuk, as keynote speakers at the 2015 Annual OCD Conference in Boston last month. Their talk was a powerful testament to the importance of family and a strong support network. But also a powerful reminder about how many obstacles people often have to go… Read more »

It’s not too late! Onsite Registration Info for Boston, Atlanta, and Sacramento Walks.

On Saturday, June 6th, walkers from OCD communities in Boston, Atlanta, and Sacramento, and at grassroots events around the globe, will gather to take part in the 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk. If you live near Boston, Atlanta, or Sacramento, and still want to join us, you can register on-site tomorrow morning beginning at… Read more »

Research Poster Deadline is this Monday, May 18th!

Every year we invite the world’s leading researchers on OCD and related disorders to submit proposals to present their researchposters during the Researcher Meet & Greet at the Annual OCD Conference, which will take place on the evening of Saturday, August 1, 2015. Posters are also displayed throughout the Conference weekend. Posters will be accepted from senior, licensed… Read more »

Conference Registration Now Open

We are pleased to announce that a preview of the 22nd Annual OCD Conference schedule is now available online, and that Conference registration is now open! We are so excited about this year’s conference in Boston: This is our 22nd Annual OCD Conference and will feature more than 100 presentations, workshops, and seminars, as well as 36 evening activities and… Read more »