Center for OCD & Related Disorders

Our Mission

Our mission is to improve the lives of people with OCD and related disorders by conducting cutting edge research to transform how we understand and treat these disorders. For the patients of today, we examine how to combine and sequence current treatments to maximize outcome, and we explore novel treatments. For the patients of tomorrow, we collaborate with experts in neuroimaging, genetics, and basic science to examine what causes obsessions and compulsions. 

Our Research Specialties

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) treatment

  • Exposure and response prevention (EX/RP; ERP)

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Medication Treatment for OCD

Principal Investigators

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    • Vice Chair of Research, Department of Psychiatry
    • Director, Translational Therapeutics Program, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York NY
    • Co-Researcher Director, The Youth Anxiety Center, NY-Presbyterian Hospital, New York NY
    • Director, Center for Obsessive-Compulsive & Related Disorders, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York NY