Lack of Appropriate Therapy Resources for persons living with OCD

The International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) specifies that the recommended and most effective treatment for OCD is a type of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) called Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). ERP is an evidence-based, specialized treatment for OCD that focuses on patients directly confronting stimuli that trigger their obsessional thinking and subsequent unwanted internal experiences while simultaneously resisting efforts to control … Read More

Highlights from our open house!

The day before we moved the clinic to the new location in the historic Heights neighborhood, we hosted a very successful open house. About 100 colleagues, friends and co-workers attended and celebrated the opening of our new clinic. We will now be providing all of our services at the 708 E. 19th Street campus that houses both the residential treatment … Read More

The Houston OCD Team Attends the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) Annual Conference in Miami

While attending the ADAA conference is always informative and exciting as we learn about the latest developments in anxiety treatment and connect with colleagues from all over the world, during the conference in Miami this April the team from McLean OCD Institute // Houston collaborated on several talks and poster presentations. We had a very successful conference with many clinicians … Read More

Health Anxiety/Hypochondriasis: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Transcultural Adaptation

During this year’s Annual OCD Conference, Thröstur Björgvinsson, PhD, ABPP of the McLean OCD Institute // Houston and his colleague, Szu-Hui Lee, PhD spoke to conference attendees on “Health Anxiety/Hypochondriasis: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Transcultural Adaptation.”…READ MORE

How to Beat OCD: Developing an Effective Toolbox

On Saturday, July 19th, 2014 Dr. Emily Anderson of the McLean OCD Institute // Houston and Dr. Felicity Sapp of Anxiety Psychological Services presented the workshop “How to Beat OCD: Developing an Effective Toolbox” at the 2014 OCD Conference to children attendees and their family members.…READ MORE