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Program History

The OCD & Anxiety Program of Southern California is modeled after the Houston OCD Program, one of the preeminent treatment facilities targeting OCD and anxiety related disorders in the United States.  Dr. Throstur Bjorgvinsson, PhD, ABPP, founded the Houston OCD Program in 2009 and Dr. Naomi Zwecker, PhD, joined the team in 2011.  Together, they recognized the need to extend such services to other areas of the United States and established the sister Program in Los Angeles in 2016.   Collectively, they have over 20 years of experience in treating anxiety disorders.

Both programs combine several key ingredients- expert clinicians, a warm and compassionate environment, and a collaborative team network. The OCD & Anxiety Program of Southern California offers intensive outpatient and outpatient services.  Like the Houston OCD Program, we plan to open up a residential program within the next year, offering a full-continuum of services.

Latest News & Blog Updates

Stress and Anxiety Around the Holidays

Stress and Anxiety Around the Holidays For many people, holidays are a time to relax and enjoy the company of family and friends. However, the holidays can be stressful and anxiety-provoking as well. Holiday parties are often difficult for people with social...

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The 22nd Annual OCD Conference Recap

The OCD & Anxiety Program of Southern California team was present at the 22nd Annual OCD Conference hosted by the International OCD Foundation in Boston, from July 31- August 2. This year’s OCD Conference was very successful and broke an all time attendance record with almost 1,700 people attending or present. read more

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Testimonials From Our Sister Program

  • Kristin, Texas
    The Houston OCD Program is an incredible resource for anyone struggling with OCD. If you have made a decision to really commit to treatment and doing whatever it takes to get better, this is the place to be. The structure of the program gives you time to devote to facing your fears, and the patients […]