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The Obsessive Compulsive Foundation of Jacksonville is a not-for-profit agency. Our mission is to help you and your family find effective treatment and support. As a public service organization, we seek to educate and inform mental health professionals and Jacksonville community about OCD and its related disorders. We serve the communities located in North and Central Florida as well as South Georgia.
The Obsessive Compulsive Foundation of Jacksonville is an affiliate of the International OCD Foundation. You can access their website at: www.iocdf.org.
If you are a professionally trained therapist and you would like our Board to provide information to persons or families of individuals with OCD about your practice, please complete the form available via the Professionals link to the left and mail it to us.

New Directions in Exposure Therapy for OCD:  Inhibitory Learning and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Friday, October 14th, 2016, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Schultz Center, 4019 Boulevard Center Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32207

Jonathan S. Abramowitz, PhD, Professor and Associate Chair

Department of Psychology, Clinical Program

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Dr. Abramowitz is recognized internationally as a leading authority in obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and specializes in both research and treatment.  Dr. Abramowitz has written two self-help books on OCD and published over 200 scientific articles and book chapters.  He is Professor and Associate Chair of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he trains clinical psychologists and conducts research on OCD and other anxiety disorders.  Dr. Abramowitz served as Director of the OCD/Anxiety Disorders Program at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and is Past-President of the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies (ABCT). http://www.jabramowitz.com/

Register at www.regonline.com/ocdjax_2016

Registration opens, Monday September 12th, 2016 


LMHC, LCSW, LMFT, Licensed & Limited Licensed Psychologists (Florida – Not APA Credits)

Licensed Mental Health Counselors: 50-1950, Exp. 3/31/17

Licensed Clinical Social Workers: 50-1950, Exp. 3/31/17

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists: 50-1950, Exp. 3/31/17

Licensed & Limited Licensed Psychologists: 50-20036, Exp. 5/31/18

Price: $79.00 for Licensed Professionals. $29.00 for all Other Participants.

OCD Jacksonville Board Officers

Frank Morelli, MA
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Valerie Brink, MA
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Vice President

Ashley Beech-Mavrantzas, MSW
Social Work Intern

Michael Bennett, MBA, CAP, CPP, ICADC, CCCJS, CCFC
Certified Addictions Professional & Consultant

Mona Bennett, DCPS
ESE Job Coach
Board Member at Large

Kim Vincenty
Mother of Child with OCD
Board Member at Large