Belmont Lecture Series


Sponsored by OCD Massachusetts, an Affiliate of the International OCD Foundation
McLean Hospital, De Marneffe Cafeteria Building, Room 132
Belmont, MA 02478

OCD Massachusetts, in conjunction with McLean Hospital, presents a series of preeminent speakers in the field of OCD and related disorders. Each presentation takes place from 7:00 – 8:00pm.

Date Topic Presenter
September 5, 2017Add to Calendar Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors Marta Falkenstein, PhD, McLean Hospital
October 3, 2017Add to Calendar Let’s Tweet About It: Misinformation, Stigma and OCD in the Media Nathaniel Van Kirk, PhD, McLean Hospital
November 7, 2017Add to Calendar Treatment for BDD: What Works and What Doesn’t Jennifer Cullen, PhD, McLean Hospital
December 5, 2017Add to Calendar My Journey Through Intensive OCD Treatment Lindsey A.
January 9, 2018Add to Calendar Medications for OCD and Related Disorders Jennifer Barnes, MD, McLean Hospital
February 6, 2018Add to Calendar Social Skills Training for People Struggling with Severe OCD Marcia Hermolin Rabinowits, PsyD, McLean Hospital
March 6, 2018Add to Calendar Treating OCD During the Perinatal Years: Pregnancy, Postpartum and Beyond Lauren Brown, PsyD, Private Practice
April 3, 2018Add to Calendar OCD and Family: A Two Way Street Laura Stramboni, LICSW, McLean Hospital
May 1, 2018Add to Calendar The Seven Deadly Sins of Exposure and Response Prevention Brian Ott, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital
June 5, 2018Add to Calendar The Lurking Saboteur: Ruminative Response Style in OCD Jason Krompinger, PhD, McLean Hospital
NOTE: Please check the website: for information on changes to the schedule or cancellations.There are 3 free support groups available to the public on lecture nights. A professionally led support group for parents of people with OCD meets before each lecture, from 6-7 pm, in room 118. After each presentation, from 8:15-9:15pm, there are two self-help groups: a GOALS group for people with OCD and their friends and family that meets in room 132 and a support group for people with OCD that meets in room 118. For more information, please contact Carla Kenney at 781-775-1127. The identity of participants and content of group discussion must remain confidential. Furthermore, if desired, you may remain anonymous. We remind participants to be open and supportive to the views of all those who take part in the support groups.

International OCD Foundation, PO Box 961029, Boston, MA 02196

Download 2017-2018 Belmont Lecture Schedule