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Resources for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

About Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by time-consuming or distressing recurrent, intrusive thoughts or urges that are difficult or impossible to suppress. People with OCD feel driven to perform repetitive behaviors or mental acts to relieve their thoughts or urges, even if they know there is no realistic connection between the two. If you or someone you know struggles with OCD, please reach out to a service below.

University at Buffalo Psychological Services Center

Program available to children, adolescents, and adults and offered to UB students, faculty, and individuals in the Western New York and Southern Ontario regions. Services include individual, family, and group therapy, psychological assessments, and psychoeducational workshops. Specialized parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT) and QUIT smoking cessation program also available.  

No insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare accepted. Direct pay only. Sliding scale; $15 depending on family size and income.

Call to request appointment

Tourette Syndrome Association of Greater NYS

Provides counseling for children with Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, obsessive/compulsive disorders, and anxiety disorder. Additional services include parent/adult support groups, help line, overnight youth recreation programs, conferences, workshops, and children’s activities.

$45 per year.

Contact for hours

ECMC Adult, Child, and Family Clinic

Comprehensive care center open to adult, families and children that offers daily mental health assessments, individual and group counseling, medication management, treatment for a wide range of psychiatric disorders, substance use disorders, post-traumatic stress syndrome disorder, and clozaril management.

All insurances accepted, financial assistance offered based on ability to pay.

8-5 M-F

Best Self Behavioral Health

Features comprehensive programs open to adults, children, and families that include mental health counseling, substance use disorders, crisis intervention, health monitoring, peer services, case management, and psychiatric rehabilitation. No referral needed, walk-in and same day appointments are available.   

Medicaid, insurances, and sliding scale based on income

Vary by Location

Obsessive Compulsive Anonymous

12 step support group for obsessive compulsive and other impulse control disorders accessed via national call-in meetings. Visit website for meeting times, topic, phone number, and access code.


Contact for meeting times and locations

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