OCD Related Content

Staff Profile: Jason Garvin, DO

Dr. Jason Garvin is the director of Psychiatric Services for McLean OCDI Houston, and an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Menninger Department of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine. He is double board-certified in adult psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. Additionally, he...

Staff Profile: Jennifer Sy, PhD

Dr. Jennifer Sy’s clinical and research interests focus on optimization of exposure therapy for anxiety disorders, particularly in OCD, panic disorder, and social anxiety. Since many individuals present with co-occurring anxiety and obsessive compulsive spectrum disorders, she is particularly...

Staff Profile: Jennifer R. Alexander, PhD

Dr. Jennifer R. Alexander is a post-doctoral fellow at McLean OCDI Houston. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology at Marquette University and completed her first year of post-doctoral training at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Alexander’s clinical and research expertise primarily centers...

Staff Profile: Thröstur Björgvinsson, PhD, ABPP

Dr. Thröstur Björgvinsson is a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas with extensive experience in treating depression and anxiety disorders, particularly obsessive compulsive disorder. He developed and directed the nationally recognized Menninger Clinic OCD Treatment Program in its entire time...

Staff Profile: Elizabeth McIngvale, PhD, LCSW

Dr. Elizabeth McIngvale is the director of the McLean OCDI Houston, where she maintains an active clinical, research, and leadership role. She is also a lecturer at Harvard Medical School. Her clinical interests focus on obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety disorders, mental health stigma, and...

Staff Profile: Aviva Katz, PsyD

Dr. Aviva Katz’s clinical interests focus on utilizing evidence-based treatments for anxiety, OCD, and mood disorders. Additionally, she specializes in treating trauma and PTSD, and is intensively trained in both dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and DBT-prolonged exposure for co-occurring PTSD and...

Staff Profile: Cali C. Werner, LCSW

Cali C. Werner, LCSW, focuses her clinical interests on OCD, athletes’ repetitive and ritualistic performance inhibiting behaviors, anxiety and performance, and mental health stigma. In addition to being a behavior therapist for the McLean OCDI Houston, she also does networking and outreach for the...

Staff Profile: Ryan Judd, LCSW

Ryan Judd, LCSW, is licensed in both Texas and Louisiana. He has experience treating depression and anxiety disorders in adolescents and adults. Judd has worked in a variety of mental health treatment settings, including a hospital emergency department, a residential treatment facility, a college...

Staff Profile: Emily Anderson, PhD

Dr. Emily Anderson’s clinical interests focus on cognitive-behavioral treatment of OCD, anxiety disorders, depression, and habit disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. She obtained her BA from Trinity University and her MA and PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Nebraska...

Staff Profile: Emily Weems, LCSW-S

Emily Weems, LCSW-S, is passionate about helping adults and adolescents get relief from debilitating fears/anxiety and fully show up in their lives. She specializes in using exposure-based therapies, including acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy...

Staff Profile: Alejandra Sequeira, PhD

Dr. Alejandra “Ally” Sequeira is a counseling psychologist licensed in both Texas and California. She is fluent in Spanish and provides treatment in both English and Spanish. She has considerable experience in treating obsessive compulsive disorder, OCD-related disorders, depression, trauma, eating...

Staff Profile: Emily N. Bailey, PsyD

Dr. Emily N. Bailey’s clinical interests include OCD, anxiety, and mood disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. She emphasizes integrating families and parents into her therapeutic work with children and adolescents. She has worked in a variety of mental health treatment facilities...

Staff Profile: Vianey Irineo, LMFT-A

Vianey Irineo, LMFT-A, is a bilingual marriage and family therapist associate, speaking both English and Spanish. Irineo has experience as an outpatient and intensive program therapist, working with adults, adolescents, and families. She currently serves as the family therapist for the McLean OCDI...