Employee Spotlight: Tina Still

We pride ourselves on building the best team we can to provide care to the Houston community and we are proud to spotlight our new Administrative Assistant, Tina Still. What do you like most about the Houston OCD Program?The staff is amazing!   What are three words to describe the Houston OCD Program? 1. Caring2. Compassionate3. Comfort   If you could interview one … Read More

Mind Games: A Film About OCD

We are proud to support our former patient Rachel Immaraj; she is producing and directing a short documentary focused on discussing the more taboo types of OCD. Rachel completed her residential treatment with us in December 2018. The mainstream media portrays OCD as a quirky personality trait where people are constantly washing their hands. However, OCD is much more complex … Read More

Employee Spotlight: Alejandra Sequeira, PhD

  Alejandra Sequeira is no stranger to the Houston OCD Program; she was with our sister program in Santa Monica, CA! Get to know our newest team member! What do you like most about the Houston OCD Program? I like the friendly, supportive, and incredibly talented staff and the homey and beautiful work environment.    What are three words to … Read More

Employee Spotlight: Bridget Asplund, MA

  What do you like most about the Houston OCD Program? You can really tell that everyone on the team cares a lot about their work and their clients. It makes for the perfect work environment that is fun, supportive, and challenging. Also, I am surrounded by clients who are overcoming their fears daily, and I learn so much from them. I leave … Read More

The 26th Annual IOCDF Annual Conference in Austin, TX: A Recap!

What an amazing weekend in Austin, Texas at the 26th Annual IOCDF Conference! As a clinic, there are several dates we circle on the calendar each year and the IOCDF annual conference is definitely one of those dates. We look forward to speaking with fellow clinicians and getting to meet those that live with OCD on a daily basis that … Read More

Employee Spotlight: Bianca Simmons

Hey y’all! My name is Kimberly Simmons, but due to an influx of “Kims” in the workplace I go by Bianca (my middle name). I knew I wanted to help people for as long as I can remember, but I learned I wanted to be a therapist when I took my Introduction to Psychology course freshman year as an undergrad. … Read More

Unbelievable, Mind-Blowing, Amazing, and Life-Changing.

The Houston OCD Program is celebrating 10 years of service to the OCD and anxiety communities. In that time, we have had the honor of treating and working with countless individuals who have allowed us to be a part of their journey. This year, we are excited to bring to the United States what many are calling a “life changing” … Read More

2019 ADAA Recap

The Houston OCD Program was delighted to attend the annual convention of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America in beautiful (and chilly!) Chicago this year. As this year is our tenth anniversary, it was also our tenth appearance at the ADAA conference! We all enjoyed sharing updates with old colleagues, collaborators, and community partners as well as catching up … Read More

A Bergen 4-Day Treatment Success Story: Gunnar Rolland

Gunnar Rolland remembers the exact age, he was 13 years old, when his OCD symptoms first appeared. He tried numerous treatment approaches and finally, 59 years later, at age 72 everything changed! “I had tried so many different therapies, and I had tried over and over to do exposure myself. The result was most often discomfort without change, and I had … Read More