Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related Disorders

Obsessive compulsive and anxiety disorders are the most common mental illnesses in the United States.

Programs and treatment

Clinic for OCD, Anxiety, & Related Disorders

We treat adults, adolescents and children with OCD, Tourette Syndrome (TS), hoarding disorders, body dysmorphic disorders, hair pulling & skin picking disorders, and anxiety disorders in our Gainesville, Florida location. Located in the heart of a major medical center, we collaborate across discipline to provide the best care possible.

Participate in Research

Researcher in the Center for OCD, Anxiety, and Related Disorders are conducting studies to understand the causes of various disorders. We are looking for volunteers.

Fear Facers Camp

Children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder and/or anxiety are invited to join us this summer for a one- or two-week camp session. In addition to daily therapy, participants between the ages of 7 and 15 will experience activities that allow for personal growth and improved behaviors.

Testimonial from kids at the Fear Facers Camp

“Camp helped me get over my OCD, and it was really fun! I loved camp, and I don’t want to leave.” (Age 11)

“Camp helped me lessen my fear of bugs and gave me ideas on how to talk in a conversation.” (Age 13)

“I love how supportive all the counselors and campers are. Thank you all!” (Age 10)

“I thought it was a good way to be brave.” (Age 8)

“Camp was super fun but scary. Everyone was nice and the exposures were hard. BTW, your counselors follow you to the bathroom.” (Age 13)

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In the Spotlight

Child Psychiatry brings Halloween to our patients

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UF Child Psychiatry dresses up for Halloween as minions

Free parenting strategies for children with…

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You are invited to learn more about parenting strategies for children with anxiety at a free workshop sponsored by the Alachua County Council of PTAs…

Anxiety Workshop

OCD Awareness Week Mural

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COARD Undergraduate Division painted a section of the 34th street mural in support of the OCD awarness week. Thank you to Sherman Williams and Home…

OCD Awareness Mural

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Upcoming Events

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Group photo from Fear Facers Camp

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