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Latest International OCD Foundation Stories

2014-02-28 12:28:01

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the unmet need for treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) nationwide, Rogers Behavioral Health System is stepping forward to increase access by teaming up with local expertise. This summer, the Wisconsin-based system plans to open Rogers Behavioral Health--Tampa Bay. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140228/CG74458 Eric Storch, Ph.D., a University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine professor...

2013-12-13 12:23:48

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, Rogers Memorial Hospital treats people from throughout the United States, Canada and even China for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Due to growing demand, the hospital will move its current OCD Center on December 16. Already one of the largest, most comprehensive OCD adult residential treatment programs in the world, the new location is nestled on a 23-acre peninsula between Lower Nashotah and Upper Nemahbin lakes in the...

2013-11-19 23:29:54

According to OCD specialist Francine Rosenberg, Psy.D., of Morris Psychological Group, the study offers hope for OCD sufferers who wish to use their brain power to control their obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors rather than letting the condition control them. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 For those coping with obsessive-compulsive disorder – better known as OCD – new research shows that a form of cognitive-behavioral therapy improves outcomes for patients for whom...

2013-09-30 20:21:44

Jonathan Abramowitz, Ph.D., and Bradley C. Riemann, Ph.D., Discuss Successful Therapies OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the 2013 OCD Awareness Week (Oct. 14-20), Rogers Memorial Hospital is hosting a Google+ Hangout with two leading experts Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 6 to 7 p.m. CST. The interactive event features Jonathan S. Abramowitz, Ph.D., and Bradley C. Riemann, Ph.D. - two leaders in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) - sharing their...

2013-09-11 16:25:15

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) is launching its first-ever Pediatric Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) on September 13-15, 2013, hosted by Rogers Memorial Hospital in Oconomowoc, WI. The IOCDF's Pediatric BTTI is an intensive three-day training course for mental health therapists providing in-depth education about how to accurately diagnose and treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders in...

2013-09-06 23:02:31

Beyond OCD hires its first Chief Advancement Officer and creates Young Professional Board of Directors to increase awareness for an often misunderstood disorder. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Ken Wexler, Acting President of the Board of Beyond OCD, announced that the organization has hired its first development professional. Sally A. Ruecking has accepted the position of Chief Advancement Officer to take the 20-year-old organization to the next level. A veteran of non-profit...

2013-07-17 16:27:24

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rogers Memorial Hospital will be represented at the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) 20th Annual OCD Conference, which takes place July 19-21, 2013 in Atlanta, Ga. Among the specialists participating will be Bradley C. Riemann, Ph.D., clinical director of the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Center and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Services; Stephanie Eken, M.D., FAAP, medical director of the Child Center; and David M....

2013-07-15 20:22:25

ATLANTA, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty years after the first conference was held in Bloomington, Minnesota, the Annual OCD Conference has become an international event, bringing together mental health experts from around the world, and individuals with OCD and their family members, to discuss the most recent findings related to the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders. This year, over 1,100 people are expected to attend the 20th...

2013-05-24 23:22:32

Beyond OCD announces the fifth anniversary of its popular OCD support group in Chicago. This free OCD Support group allows participants to learn accurate information about OCD, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Exposure and Response Prevention. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Jeanne Ettelson, president of Beyond OCD, announced the fifth anniversary of its popular and only free OCD support group in Chicago. Launched in 2008 and a successful continuing resource for OCD sufferers, the group...

2013-04-27 23:00:46

OCD Rescue Program is the latest OCD treatment method developed by Rich Presta that promises to help people lower Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. A full OCD Rescue Program review on the website Vkool.com indicates if the method is effective for people to use. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 27, 2013 OCD Rescue Program is the newly updated OCD treatment method created by Rich Presta that promises to enable users to reduce Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). The natural method is based on the...