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McLean Hospital’s Innovative OCD Program: Two Decades of Progress

Twenty years ago, McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital launched the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute (OCDI)—an innovative and first-of-its-kind intensive treatment program for individuals living with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Since first opening its doors on the...

Patient Perspective: Reflections 20 Years After Seeking Treatment

At 22, Robin did the hardest thing she had ever done in her life: she confronted her fears. Her fear of God, her fear of unintentionally causing others harm, and her fear of germs—all caused by obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)—had robbed her of her teen years and she wasn’t going to let the...

National Influence: McLean Leaders Focus on the Big Picture

As psychiatric leaders in clinical care, research and education, McLean Hospital clinicians are often asked to lend their expertise and their guidance to local, regional and national organizations with missions that are similar to the hospital’s. Christine Tebaldi, RN/NP, is no stranger to crisis...

OCD Institute

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a debilitating illness consisting of unwanted thoughts and time-consuming rituals that can significantly limit a person’s ability to function in daily life. In 1997, we opened our doors as the country’s first residential treatment program for this condition...