Elizabeth McIngvale PhD, LCSW
Director, Houston OCD Program
The McLean OCD Institute at Houston works with clients to provide a compassionate therapeutic environment while implementing evidence-based treatment techniques to provide the most effective treatment for the individual. We specialize in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), particularly Exposure and Response Prevention (E/RP) and other effective treatment techniques for OCD, anxiety and anxiety-related disorders.
McLean OCD Institute // Houston delivers individualized evidence-based treatment for individuals struggling with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), anxiety disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders, phobias, and depression. We offer four levels of care: Residential Support Program for adults, Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) for adults, Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for adolescents and Outpatient Services for adults, adolescents and children.
Dr. Elizabeth McIngvale’s clinical interest focus on OCD, anxiety disorders, mental health stigma and access to mental health care. She maintains an active clinical, research and leadership role as the Director of the McLean OCD Institute at Houston. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work from Loyola University Chicago, her Ph.D. in social work at the University of Houston and her MBA from Kellogg’s School of Business Management at Northwestern University. She is a renowned speaker on behalf of OCD, mental illness and mental health stigma and was the first ever national spokesperson for the IOCDF. Dr. McIngvale serves on multiple boards including the board of directors at the IOCDF and was the founder of the Peace of Mind Foundation and OCD Challenge website both which were acquired by IOCDF in 2021.