Welcome to the Online OCD Conference!

The first event of its kind, this virtual event has programming for everyone in the OCD community: individuals with lived experience, their family members and supporters, and the professionals who treat them. Running from Friday, July 31 through Sunday, August 2nd, this virtual event will feature 70 talks, 36 discussion groups, and 160 presenters.



Registration Closed

Contact conference@iocdf.org for questions.



At the IOCDF, we are committed to keeping registration fees affordable, making our programming available to those who need our help the most. NW Anxiety Institute has pledged to sponsor 100 individuals to attend the Online OCD Conference at a discount rate who otherwise would not be able to afford due to financial hardship

The deadline to apply for a scholarship has passed.


On-Demand Options

All educational webinars will feature approximately 45 minutes of pre-recorded content that will be available on-demand for two weeks after the conference. Sessions will be added to the IOCDF Webinars library later in the year.


The following parts of the conference are only available on Friday, July 31st through Sunday, August 2nd:
 — Live Q&As with Speakers
 — Community Discussion Groups
 — Professional Networking Sessions
 — Evening Activities
 — Live Chat Lounge
 — Chat With Other Attendees During Sessions


Continuing Education (CE) Information

The Online OCD Conference is approved for 15 credit hours for psychologists, phycisians, nurses, licensed mental health counselors, and social workers.

View all CE information.

View the full schedule for CE eligible talks.


Not seeing what you're looking for? Save the date for our additional virtual conferences:

Virtual IOCDF Research Symposium
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Thursday, July 30, 2020
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Online Hoarding Meeting
An online conference for those affected by hoarding disorder and those who treat HD
Saturday, August 15, 2020 (with a movie screening Friday, August 14!)
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Marketing Opportunities

The Online OCD Conference will include a variety of opportunities for members of the OCD and realted disorders community to interact with the organizations who treat and support those affected by OCD and related disorders. The interactive Virtual Exhibit Hall allows attendees to "visit" booths to read about services provided, watch videos and interact with representatives through the live chat feature. Attendees will also receive a Virtual Tote Bag (including discounts to the IOCDF Online Store and a raffle for a 2021 Conference) where organizations can submit brochures and ads to showcase their services.

If your organization is interested in supporting the Online OCD Conference and becoming a virtual exhibitor, view the 2020 Online Prospectus here to learn more and apply today!

Additional questions? Contact conference@iocdf.org


The mission of the International OCD Foundation is to help those affected by obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders to live full and productive lives. Our aim is to increase access to effective treatment through research and training, foster a hopeful and supportive community for those affected by OCD and the professionals who treat them, and fight stigma surrounding mental health issues.

Friends & Supporters

Anxiety and OCD Treatment Center of Florida specializes in the treatment of Anxiety, OCD, Autism, and numerous other psychological conditions and/or behavioral concerns. We offer evidence-supported treatments, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), exposure and response prevention (ERP), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and other support whose effectiveness has been proven by the most current scientific research.  We work with individuals with traditional office based treatment in our South Florida locations, as well as supportive strategies including at home sessions, real world environment sessions, and HIPAA compliant telehealth videoconferencing online treatment.

Win a 2021 IOCDF New York Conference Registration just for stopping by!

Biohaven is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company based in New Haven, Connecticut. We are led by Dr. Vlad Coric, who was an OCD researcher and OCD treating physician at Yale University before joining the pharma industry and ultimately becoming the CEO of Biohaven. We are also a passionate group of dedicated individuals who come to work each day with a commitment to making a difference in the lives of individuals who suffer from OCD.

BrainsWay is a leader in non-invasive treatments for brain disorders utilizing Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. Our patented technology is FDA-cleared to treat depression patients who are not currently responding to medication, as well as patients suffering from OCD. BrainsWay treatment is covered for MDD by most insurers, available through single case coverage agreements for OCD, and well-accepted by the medical community.

Cascade Academy specializes in treating anxiety or OCD related disorders in teenage girls during some of their most critical years, between the ages of 13 and 18. Cascade Academy combines the power of traditional therapy and experiential therapy modalities to create a clinically specialized, individualized residential treatment center. 
We understand that the causes of your daughter’s anxiety or OCD are unique to her and are influenced by many factors such as her genetics, her physical health, life experiences, her patterns of thinking, distress tolerance levels, and an ability to connect in healthy relationships. At Cascade Academy, each of these areas are addressed by our treatment team in a personalized plan. Each student will learn how to achieve goals and move through her anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder in a small setting of no more than 26 adolescent girls while living in a peaceful environment in scenic Midway, Utah.

Welcome to the Chamberlain International School, a co-educational therapeutic boarding and day school, for students 11-22 from Massachusetts, the United States, and throughout the world. At Chamberlain we see the brightness and uniqueness in all of our students and we focus on developing those positive qualities and abilities. Founded in 1976 we are guided each and every day with every single student by our original mission, that is to provide comprehensive and intensive therapeutic programming in an environment that inspires academic success and personal growth. We motivate and support our students throughout their school experience and teach them to recognize, nurture and celebrate their individual strengths.

The Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle (EBTCS) is comprised of four specialty mental health centers that provide evidence-based treatments for a range of mental health conditions. Two of these centers – the Anxiety Center and the Child Anxiety Center – provide outpatient and intensive outpatient services to individuals with OCD, anxiety, and related conditions. Our mission is to provide state-of-the-art treatments that are backed by science and delivered in an environment of genuine compassion and care. Science and compassion: it’s a simple formula and one that is at the core of everything we do.

At Hard Quirk we have goals: eradicate stigma, educate, and provide community for those recovering from OCD and their supporters. Our services including our website, forum, support groups, and social engagement through Instagram, Facebook and Twitter will always be no cost because HQ is designed to be accessible to everyone.

McLean Hospital offers exceptional care for children and adults who are living with OCD, depression and anxiety. Top ranked in Psychiatry by U.S. News and World Report, compassionate care at McLean is provided using evidence-based treatment methods through short-term inpatient, diagnostically-specific residential, day treatment and intensive outpatient programs.

Mountain Valley Treatment Center is a short-term residential program specializing in treating adolescents with Anxiety Disorders and OCD. Mountain Valley serves teens and young adults ages 13-20 on our beautiful 25-acre campus in Plainfield, New Hampshire. Residents at Mountain Valley receive a comprehensive approach to care in a specialized setting, using evidence-based practices, including CBT based Exposure and Response Prevention with an emphasis on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Neurobehavioral Institute (NBI) provides evidence-supported, highly intensive treatment for OCD and Anxiety-related conditions in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Afrikaans. We also conduct treatment, including intensive programs, via telehealth. NBI is located in Weston and Coral Gables, Florida and in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Our Florida offices are easily acessible from both Fort Lauderdale and Miami International airports.

For over two decades, NBI has provided comprehensive psychological services for children, teens and adults, including parent training, psychological assessments, nutrition guidance, executive function training and therapeutic groups.

NBI Ranch provides adults, ages 18 and over, with the structure and life-skills support they need to be successful in our intensive treatment programs. NBI Ranch is a short distance away from our Weston office in beautiful Southwest Ranches, Florida.

NW Anxiety Institute and NW Anxiety Pediatrics are specialty outpatient clinics located in the heart of Portland, Oregon. We specialize in bringing evidence-based treatments to life, creatively engaging with individuals of all ages to face and overcome their fears. We offer outpatient individual therapy, therapeutic groups, and intensive outpatient (IOP) treatment for children, teens and adults with OCD or anxiety.

The 2021 Annual OCD Conference will be taking place July 9–11, 2021 at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square in New York City!

Learn more about the city with the help of NYC & Company, the official destination marketing organization for the City of New York. 

OCD Jacksonville is an official Affiliate of the IOCDF. We offer programming for OCD sufferers and clinicians in North Florida. We are proud to present The Fearless Collection by Natural Life, a product line created to empower, educate and reduce the stigma of anxiety disorders. Visit our booth for daily giveaways of Fearless products and to learn more about OCD Jacksonville.

The Peace of Mind Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to help improve the quality of life of OCD sufferers and caregivers through education, research, support, and advocacy. The Foundation created and fully subsidizes the OCD Challenge, a free online self-help website for individuals suffering from OCD.

Renewed Freedom Center is an outpatient therapy center specializing in the treatment of OCD and Anxiety Disorders in children and adults. Our multi-disciplinary team of experts are dedicated to helping patients and their families improve their lives be giving them the tools they need to defeat anxiety.

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our lives, our patient’s lives, and hundreds of millions across the world. During these unprecedented times, our mental health is ever more crucial to maintaining wellness and defending against a compromised immune system. Whether you are experiencing situational anxiety due to COVID-19 or exacerbated symptoms of preexisting anxiety, gaining effective tools to combat stress and anxiety is essential for emotional and physical health. Social distancing and regulated quarantines do not have to get in the way of your mental wellness.
Due to today’s advancements in technology, our dedicated team of anxiety and OCD experts can provide targeted treatment tailored to your specific needs without having to leave the comfort and safety of your home. To receive more information regarding our telehealth services for the treatment of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders, contact us to schedule a complimentary 30-minute phone consultation with one of our specialists now.




Rogers Behavioral Health offers one of the most comprehensive programs for OCD and anxiety treatment for children, teens and adults. This includes a foundation of evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy and exposure and response prevention in residential care in Wisconsin and a growing network of specialized outpatient care across the country.

Sheppard Pratt is the nation’s leading provider of mental health, substance use, developmental disability, special education, and social services. Highly specialized, evidence-based services for OCD and anxiety, led by Jon Hershfield, MFT, are available across a comprehensive continuum of inpatient and outpatient care. Learn more at sheppardpratt.org.

The Center for Emotional Health of Greater Philadelphia (CEH) is the region’s premier, multi-site outpatient behavioral healthcare provider specialized in the evaluation and evidence-based treatment of anxiety disorders, OCD and related disorders, and neurodevelopmental disorders. CEH provides the highest standard of compassionate psychological care on-site and beyond via telehealth services.

The OCD & Anxiety Treatment Center has a hands-on intensive outpatient program that tailors to each client’s unique fears. We care and, especially, we understand. Clients succeed where traditional therapy fails. Our specialized therapists can help you start living your life again.

Join us in our virtual chat room!

The Tourette Association of America is dedicated to making life better for all individuals affected by Tourette and Tic Disorders. The Association works to raise awareness, fund research, provide on-going support and directs a network of 32 Chapters and over 83 support groups across the country. For more information on Tourette and Tic Disorders, visit www.tourette.org.