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A room without walls: IOCDF Council seeks to improve mental health outcomes in minority communities

By Vinay Krishnan, JD, IOCDF Diversity Advisory Council Member I’m standing in a hotel banquet hall in San Francisco, and I’m thinking about something Mychal Denzel Smith wrote once, and I’m realizing that I might not actually be a monster. Every summer, the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) holds its annual Conference. The weekend brings together people… Read more »

The IOCDF Shop is Open for Business!

The official IOCDF online store is now open for business! We’re so excited to offer new, IOCDF-branded merchandise so you can show your support for those affected by OCD and related disorders.  Head to the store for gifts for yourself or a loved one and raise awareness everywhere you go! What you’ll find at the… Read more »

OCD WA at the St. James Mental Health & Wellness Fair

St. James Cathedral’s Mental Health & Wellness Ministry seeks to educate, support and empower those who experience various mental and physical illnesses or who are caregivers for loved ones who live with these challenges. The Mental Health & Wellness Fair offers an opportunity for St. James parishioners, Seattle’s First Hill community, as well as the… Read more »

Job Listings

As part of our commitment to help increase education and awareness surrounding OCD and related disorders, the IOCDF maintains a list of current professional job openings to be accessed by those working in the field of mental health.  If you are interested in adding an advertisement to this page, please click here. Please note that… Read more »

Improv for Anxiety

Hosted by: OCD Washington and Csz Seattle-Home of Comedy Sportz Date: October 13, 2018 Time: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM PST Location: Atlas Theater, 3509 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103 At this event, attendees are invited to play games with experienced improvisers who will illustrate how improv can be fun and how it can help individuals manage their… Read more »

Community Events & Programs

As part of our mission to raise awareness about OCD and related disorders, increase access to effective treatment, help end stigma, and foster a community, the IOCDF runs programs throughout the year for individuals affected by OCD, their families, and mental health professionals, alike. IOCDF In-Person & Virtual Conferences While the COVID-19 pandemic prevented us… Read more »

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Action Council

The mission of the IOCDF’s Diversity Initiatives is to ensure that diverse, marginalized, and/or underrepresented populations are included in the OCD community at large. As a community, we seek to educate the public about diversity issues, increase community engagement, and facilitate access to care for diverse populations. We embrace all forms of diversity and provide… Read more »

OCD Washington – Art Gallery Meet & Greet

We are having an Art Gallery showcasing art inspired by OCD. Those with OCD, their loved ones and their health care providers are encouraged to submit art. We are accepting performance art, prose, photos, sculpture, drawings, paintings, and music. All ages are encouraged to submit work. This event is by invitation only as it will… Read more »

Doing the Opposite of What Anxiety Expects – Dr. Wilson’s Treatment Group

Each year at the Annual OCD Conference, Dr. Reid Wilson hosts his 2-day intensive treatment program immediately before and following the conference weekend. This cognitive behavioral treatment (CBT)-based group, is a great treatment opportunity for individuals with OCD who might not otherwise have access to an intensive OCD treatment program. Each year we get many… Read more »

Our Local Affiliates

What is an IOCDF Affiliate? Our affiliates carry out the mission of the International OCD Foundation through programs at the local, community level. Each of our affiliates are non profit organizations that are run entirely by dedicated volunteers. If you