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    There is Hope

    Watching your child struggle with a mental disorder can leave any parent feeling helpless.

    But there is hope for children with OCD — and many resources for parents and families that can help your child to live a happy and fulfilling life.

    Help for Parents

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    Treating OCD in Children & Adolescents

    This website contains important information for professionals about diagnosing and treating pediatric OCD and PANDAS/PANS using the latest in evidence-based treatment methods.

    For Mental Health Professionals For Medical Professionals

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    OCD in School

    Having OCD at school can be scary and embarrassing.

    There are resources for both children and parents that can help.

    For Kids For Parents

Find Help

Search the Resource Directory for therapists, clinics, treatment programs, support groups, and organizations specializing in helping kids with OCD and related disorders in your area.

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Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders affect over 500,000 children in the U.S. alone — but there is hope. Learn about treatment, research, and other resources that can help.

Get Involved

Make a difference by becoming a member or donating to the IOCDF, and support our mission to help all individuals with OCD to live full and productive lives.


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From training and educational opportunities to networking, the IOCDF has much to offer the mental health professional community. Our professional and institutional members form a strong community of knowledgeable providers and researchers who are working to improve the lives of those affected by OCD across the US, and around the world. By becoming a member of the IOCDF, you are joining the “best of the best” in OCD treatment and research.

Pediatric BTTI

Offered once a year, the Pediatric Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) is an in-depth, three-day intensive training course in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for mental health professionals who treat children and adolescents with OCD and related disorders.

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Your gift has the power to change the life of a child with OCD.

Your gift will help the IOCDF to make effective treatment more accessible, help raise awareness about OCD, and help to train clinicians and therapists how to best treat OCD and related disorders in children and adults.

Let's work together to improve the lives of everyone affected by OCD.

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