After the storm

by Tori 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. Since childhood, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) has ruled over my life. At the age… Read more »

Post-surgery, I feel like a different person

by Chandler 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. Like many people in the world, I struggle with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). I… Read more »

Words matter

by Jemma 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 have obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Sometimes this term can be used flippantly and… Read more »

26th Annual OCD Conference: What to know before you go

26th Annual OCD Conference logo

We are just a few days away from the 26th Annual OCD Conference in Austin, TX! We can’t wait to see all of you, and we want to help you get the most out of your Conference experience. This blog contains some important things to know before you go, including information on check-in and on-site… Read more »

Life’s glorious uncertainty

by Catriona Gall 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. Living with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) requires learning to live with uncertainty. For… Read more »

Download the #OCDCon Mobile App Today!

26th Annual OCD Conference App

The free 26th 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 »

“Don’t be afraid to open up”: Mara Wilson’s Journey from Anxious Child to OCD Advocate

We’re very excited to welcome writer, actress, and mental health advocate Mara Wilson as our keynote speaker at the 26th Annual OCD Conference! Mara, best known for her childhood roles in Mrs. Doubtfire and Matilda, was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder at an early age and has written extensively about her experience, most notably in… Read more »

Getting Creative in Austin: Art at the 26th Annual OCD Conference

The 26th Annual OCD Conference is coming up fast! We’re so excited about all the programming we have lined up for you this July, including lots of opportunities to work the left side of your brain with music, visual arts, performing arts, and film. Check out all the creative programming we have to offer below,… Read more »

Returning to my dreams

by Andrea Harrell 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 have had obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) for as long as I can… Read more »

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 »