The Houston OCD Program is located in a brand-new, custom-designed residential treatment facility in the historic Heights neighborhood of Houston. By creating a luxurious, warm and inviting environment, we continue addressing the unique needs of our clients while meeting the rising demand for our evidence based services.

We work with our 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 anxiety and anxiety-related disorders. The treatment team also utilizes other innovative treatment interventions, such as mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

The Houston OCD Program delivers individualized evidence-based treatment for individuals struggling with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), anxiety disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders, phobias, and depression.  We offer three levels of care, sometimes referred to as full continuum of care …READ MORE

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Anxiety and Depression Association of America Conference

We are pleased to announce that the Houston OCD Program will attend the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) conference this year. Our Behavior Therapist Dr. Ivy Ipkeme Ruths, PhD, will host a workshop Saturday, April 8 at 4:30 PM, titled, “Distinguishing between OCD, OCPD, and ASD: An Interactive, Skills Acquisition Workshop,” which will focus on differential diagnosis between … Read More

A New Year, A Fresh Perspective

By Melissa Fasteau, PsyD I am so excited to have recently joined the Houston OCD Program as the postdoctoral fellow. A postdoctoral position typically offers a unique opportunity to specialize in a subsection of clinical psychology. Treating OCD and anxiety has been a passion of mine since my practicum and internship sites, so I am thrilled to have specialized training … Read More