“Managing” Her Way Around Boiled Peanuts — Plus Five Other Things To Know About the New IOCDF Event Manager

While the IOCDF’s former Program Director Marissa Keegan will be missed, we’re excited to welcome a new face in the office, Melissa Smith. Melissa is part of our new education & training department and will be serving as the new IOCDF event manager. Enjoy our Q&A with Melissa below to get to know the newest face at… Read more »

#OCDcon Update: Proposal Deadline One Week Away, Plus Travel Information Up Now!

The proposal system for the 23rd Annual OCD Conference in Chicago, IL, will be closing on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 5pm ET. We are accepting proposals for presenters for the following: Presentations Keynote Address Support Groups Special Evening Activities NEW! IOCDF Research Symposium (see below) Research Posters* The deadline to submit your proposal is Monday, February… Read more »

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the IOCDF Hero Award!

As we’re winding down after another excellent OCD Awareness Week, it’s great to look back on the various events and activities that took place. What stuck out the most during #OCDweek was the willingness of people in the OCD community to lend a hand and support, whether you did something as simple as sharing information… Read more »

Video: View the Powerful Keynote Address by Clint & Joanie Malarchuk

We were honored to have Clint Malarchuk and his wife, Joanie Malarchuk, as keynote speakers at the 2015 Annual OCD Conference in Boston last month. Their talk was a powerful testament to the importance of family and a strong support network. But also a powerful reminder about how many obstacles people often have to go… Read more »