Childhood OCD

About Anxiety Series

Childhood OCD

An Overview of Childhood Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Recorded on March 16, 2022

Resources from the webinar:

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Tips from the CARES Center

International OCD Foundation


What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming OCD

Does a child you know have OCD or are you concerned that they might have OCD?

Childhood OCD is a webinar to help parents, educators, professionals, and other adults better understand what OCD is, what it looks like in children, and what treatment for childhood OCD involves. We will explore recent research findings where parents of children with OCD were interviewed to explore their experiences of parenting their child. Parents will walk away with an understanding of what evidence-based psychological treatment for OCD involves, as well as top tips for what families can do to support their child’s treatment at home.

Learning objectives
  • To understand what childhood OCD is, and how OCD presents
  • To understand the impact of childhood OCD on families, based on recent research findings
  • To understand what evidence-based treatment for childhood OCD involves and how the family can support treatment at home
Who would benefit from attending this webinar?
  • Parents who have a child with OCD or who are concerned their child has OCD.
  • Clinicians/teachers wishing to understand more about the impact of childhood OCD on the family.

This webinar is for educational purposes only. It is not a replacement for treatment. If you are concerned about your own or your child’s anxiety, please speak with your primary care physician or contact Teenline Find more options for treatment at

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Meet Chloe Chessell

Chloe Chessell is a PhD Researcher and Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner based at the University of Reading, UK, and is a Visiting Graduate Researcher at UCLA CARES. Chloe’s clinical work and research focuses on understanding how to best support parents of children with OCD.