Membership at the IOCDF

In October 2022, the benefits associated with the Foundation and Community Memberships were made available to anyone seeking community, support, and education. Read more >>

Professional Membership ($150/year)

Available to all independently licensed clinicians, the Professional Membership is for those interested in joining a community of therapists/clinicians who treat OCD and related disorders. Membership runs yearly, starting on the date of purchase, and include the following benefits:

Student/Trainee Membership ($50/year)

Intended for students currently enrolled in a mental health training program and recent graduates who are pre-licensed. This includes those studying psychology, psychiatry, counseling, or social work at the undergraduate or graduate level. Membership includes the following benefits:

To verify eligibility, please upload a copy of your transcript (official or unofficial) or a letter from your advisor or supervisor confirming your course of study and/or training. Once you complete supervision and become an independently licensed clinician, contact the IOCDF ( to upgrade to the Professional Membership level.

Institutional Membership (Sliding Scale Fee)

Institutional Members are clinics and programs that offer cognitive behavioral therapy (with a heavy emphasis on exposure and response prevention) and fit the following requirements:

  1. The clinic has a minimum of three (3) independently licensed, full-time staff clinicians working in the same clinic/program.
  2. These clinicians have a combined 10 years of experience treating OCD and related disorders (i.e., have specific training in first-line treatments for OCD and related disorders).
  3. The identified clinic advertises itself as a facility where the primary focus is on the treatment of OCD and/or related disorders (more than 50%).


  • A listing in the IOCDF Resource Directory and on the Clinics & Programs page
  • Discounts on both exhibiting and advertising at IOCDF conferences, including the in-person Annual OCD Conference and virtual Online OCD Conference
  • Free IOCDF educational publications, including a bulk subscription to our quarterly OCD Newsletter and informational brochures about OCD and related disorders
  • Option to publish Institutional Updates in the OCD Newsletter each quarter to keep members updated on new services, staff, support groups, and other developments
  • Ability to advertise professional job opportunities on the IOCDF website
  • Bulk access to IOCDF Transition Packets to disseminate to clients transitioning out of intensive treatment
  • Participation on a Listserv to facilitate communication between all Institutional Members for the purposes of cross referrals, sharing resources, and networking with other professionals