Dr. Bruce Hyman was a long-standing professional member of the IOCDF, served on the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board, was a faculty member for the Behavior Therapy Training Institute, and was a staple at our Annual OCD Conference. Dr. Hyman was a nationally recognized expert in OCD and related disorders, a field in which he… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Professionals
Time for turkey! (Or turducken, or tofurkey…) This year for Thanksgiving, we are practicing gratitude here at the IOCDF office. With all of the stress of running a small nonprofit and putting on huge events like the OCD Conference, Walk, and OCD Awareness Week, it can be easy to get lost in the details. We… Read more »
The mental health community has lost one of its great leaders. Alies Muskin, executive director of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), died of breast cancer on September 22, 2015. The International OCD Foundation joins ADAA in mourning her loss and recognizes her tireless efforts to promote awareness about the nature and treatment… Read more »
Hoarding disorder (HD) presents a unique challenge because of how it impacts such a wide variety of individuals, agencies, and groups. As such, our goal at the IOCDF has been to continue to design and develop comprehensive resources that help support individuals with hoarding disorder while also addressing the family, community, and public impacts of HD. During the… Read more »
Professionals: we still have a few spots available in our next Behavioral Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) — a great way to get in-depth training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, including ERP, for treating OCD. Earn CE credits and improve your understanding of treatments for OCD and related disorders from our faculty of leading OCD experts.
We are so excited about this conference! We are currently putting the finishing touches on the program schedule, and can’t wait to share it with all of you. In the meantime, I can tell you that we have an amazing program planned with lots of NEW offerings, including:
This is a reminder that our Conference Proposal System for the 20th Annual Conference in Atlanta closes today (Thursday, Jan 31st). You have until 5pm EST to submit your workshop, evening activity, or support group proposal for consideration. We especially still need proposals for teen and young adult programming, as well as research talks and workshops. For more information on the conference, or to submit your proposal, please visit www.ocd2013.org.
Registration for the IOCDF’s Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) in St. Petersburg, Florida, on January 18–20 is now open. The BTTI is a 3-day intensive training for professionals about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for OCD, and is renowned in the field as the premier training for the effective treatment of OCD and related disorders. Our… Read more »