Who we are
Founded in 2010, the OCD Mid-Atlantic is a non-profit affiliate of the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF). We are a locally based group made up of people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders, as well as their families, friends, professionals and others. The affiliate services Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Northern and Central Virginia.
The mission and goals of OCD Mid-Atlantic are to:
OCD and the Family: Breakout Sessions with Experts
When: Tuesday, March 22, 7:00pm 9:00pm
Where: Loyola University Graduate Center, Room 31/33
2034 Greenspring Drive Lutherville-Timonium, MD, 21093
A free event for OCD sufferers, their family members, and mental health professionals interested in learning more about the disorder and how to support one another.
Presenters will focus on family members’ relationship with the sufferer’s OCD symptoms- how family members are affected, involved and can be helpful in the sufferer’s recovery. Topics to be covered are family accommodation, co-occurring disorders, hoarding, and medication.
- Andrea Batton, LCPC
- Gregory Chasson, PhD
- Jon Hershfield, MFT
- Gerald Nestadt, MD
- Theresa Shank, PhD