Posts Categorized: OCD Conference

Are You Interested in Presenting at the 26th Annual OCD Conference?

Submit your proposal beginning January 2, 2019! By Alex Bahrawy, MBA, IOCDF Community Support Specialist The 26th Annual OCD Conference will take place Friday through Sunday, July 19–21, 2019, at the JW Marriott Austin in Austin, TX. The Conference is our largest event of the year, and we invite the OCD community to come together to… Read more »

Download the #OCDcon Mobile App Today!

The free 25th Annual OCD Conference mobile app is now available for download! Download today to have all of the important Conference information and updates at your fingertips! With the Conference mobile app you can: Stay organized with up-to-the-minute schedule information for events, workshops, presentations, and support groups Access a full list of Conference exhibitors… Read more »

Treatment for OCD and Substance Use Disorder

By Stacey Conroy, LICSW, MPH, LADC1 and Patrick McGrath, PhD Fear, frustration, anger, and shame are known emotions for those with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and substance use disorder (SUD), and are the foundations of the stigma that leads to a greater sense of isolation. In addition to this isolation, those suffering often face obstacles… Read more »

Observing Dr. Wilson’s 2-day Intensive OCD Treatment Group

By Samantha Bray The weekend before the IOCDF’s 23rd Annual OCD Conference in Chicago in 2016, I was one of a lucky handful of therapists who had the opportunity to observe Dr. Reid Wilson’s two-day intensive OCD treatment group. I had tried to register to observe his group twice before, but was always a hair… Read more »

Announcing 2018 Conference Keynote with Dr. Drew and Our 2018 IOCDF Award Winners

One of our favorite parts of the Annual OCD Conference is the Saturday evening keynote address and the IOCDF awards presentation.  We are extremely excited to announce the individuals that we have chosen this year, and we hope that you share our enthusiasm. So, without further ado, we are pleased to announce our 2018 Conference… Read more »

DC Area Highlights!

by Michael Spigler Michael Spigler is currently the Vice President of Patient Services & Education at the American Kidney Fund and former Program Director at the IOCDF in Boston, MA. As a former team member of IOCDF, upcoming Volunteer at this year’s Conference, and current DC resident, we felt he’d be the best person to enlighten… Read more »

Registration is Open for the 25th Annual OCD Conference

You can now register for the 25th Annual OCD Conference in Washington D.C.! The Annual OCD Conference is a one-of-a-kind event.  Whether you are a mental health professional, a researcher, someone living with OCD or a related disorder, or a friend of family member, we can guarantee that you will have an enriching and unforgettable experience at… Read more »

Why Attend the 25th Annual OCD Conference?

This year, we are thrilled to host the 25th Annual OCD Conference in Washington D.C. from July 27 – 29 (pre-conference activities on July 26). Each year, both new and returning attendees tell us what a unique and amazing experience they had at the Annual OCD Conference. The Conference is not only a chance to learn about cutting-edge… Read more »