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 »
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 »
Our next Annual OCD Conference will be held in Chicago on July 29–31, 2016. More details will be announced soon at www.ocd2016.org. Stay tuned!
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 »
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 »
This year’s 22nd Annual OCD Conference was special in many ways, from record-breaking attendance numbers to the excitement of getting to host this year’s Conference in the IOCDF’s hometown of Boston. Also unique to this year’s event was the introduction of the first-ever post-Conference event, a live taping of the Living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (LWOCD) podcast… Read more »
It’s the last day of the Conference: Prepare to be sad when you leave, and maybe sadder when you get home. I said to someone yesterday, “Can’t we just live here?” “Boston?” she asked. “Or the hotel?” “The hotel,” I said, “but what I mean is, ‘Can’t we just live with people with OCD and… Read more »