The OCD Institute at McLean Hospital is a national and regional center dedicated to the advancement of clinical care, teaching and research of obsessive compulsive disorders. The program provides partial hospital and intensive residential care for individuals age 16 and older who suffer from severe or treatment resistant OCD. It offers an innovative combination of somatic, behavioral and milieu treatments not found in other programs.
Services available include the following: milieu & group therapy, social work, psychopharmacology, behavior therapy, nursing (RN) & counseling staff, and the continuum of care.
OCD occurs in one in 100 adults and is the fourth most common psychiatric diagnosis. It involves having both obsessions and compulsions that limit a person's ability to function. Hoarding can be a symptom of OCD.