OCD New Jersey
OCD New Jersey (OCDNJ) is a nonprofit organization sanctioned by the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF). We are committed to the IOCDF goals of:
- educating the community about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD),
- offering support to sufferers and their families, and
- supporting research.
Members include mental health professionals as well as OCD sufferers, their families, and friends. OCDNJ has a Board of Directors and a Scientific Advisory Board.
OCD New Jersey is pleased to welcome new board members, Dr. Jordan Levy and Michelle Villani. Dr. Levy is a private clinician in Livingston, NJ and Michelle, who has been heading up our volunteer program, is finishing up her PsyD at the College of St. Elizabeth. We are looking forward to having these professionals add their knowledge, energy, and creativity to our organization.
OCD New Jersey recently held it’s annual luncheon/conference on Sunday, March 5th in Garwood, NJ. Dr. Carol Hevia, of the OCD Institute at McLean Hospital, gave a presentation entitled “Killing your mom, going to hell, sex with a camel, and more: Treating OCD obsessions that generate guilt, shame, and disgust.” We will also have the “Living with OCD Panel”, moderated by OCD New Jersey President, Dr. Allen Weg. On March 13th, Dr. Robert Zambrano presented on ACT and the treatment of OCD as one of our free quarterly presentation series. Both presentations were open to both mental health professionals and lay people. Visit our website for more information on future presentations.