BDD Treatment Centers And Clinics

Here you will find information about treatment centers and clinics dedicated to diagnosing and treating patients with Body Dysmorphic Disorder and other psychological conditions.

At this time, The BDD Alliance has no direct affiliation with any of the programs listed on this page, and we cannot provide treatment recommendations for patients or family members.

Los Angeles Body Dysmorphic Disorder & Body Image Clinic
The Los Angeles Body Dysmorphic Disorder & Body Image Clinic is the first mental health facility on the West Coast of the United States to specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of BDD. Founded by Arie Winograd, LMFT, in 2006, the clinic brings together experts in the field of body image disturbance in order to improve the prognoses of patients who often present with complicated symptoms. Their clinical staff has extensive experience treating BDD, as well as other psychological conditions that frequently co-exist with BDD such as major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, and personality disorders. Treatment options include individual therapy, group therapy, intensive treatment, addiction counseling, and medication management.

OCD Center of Los Angeles
The OCD Center of Los Angeles (OCDLA) is a private, outpatient clinic dedicated to the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related conditions, including Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), dermatillomania (skin picking disorder), and social anxiety. OCDLA was founded in 1999, and has offices in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles, and in Woodland Hills in the San Fernando Valley. The center offers five treatment options: individual therapy, group therapy, intensive outpatient treatment, online therapy, and telephone therapy.

The OCD-BDD Clinic of Northern California
Opened in 2008 by Scott Granet, LCSW, in Redwood City, CA, The OCD-BDD Clinic of Northern California offers individual and family therapy to those suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder and Body Dysmorphic Disorder. In addition, Mr. Granet specializes in the treatment of trichotillomania, compulsive skin picking, and hypochondriasis, as well as other anxiety disorders, such as phobias, panic disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder. Consultation with medical professionals and other mental health clinicians is also available.

The Body Dysmorphic Disorder Program at Rhode Island Hospital
One of the few specialty programs in the country for BDD, The Body Dysmorphic Disorder Program is directed by Katharine Phillips, MD, professor of psychiatry and human behavior at Rhode Island Hospital and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Phillips is internationally known for her pioneering clinical and research work on BDD. The program is dedicated to doing research to increase understanding of BDD and to develop new and more effective treatments for the disorder.

Mass General Body Dysmorphic Disorder Clinic & Research Unit
The Body Dysmorphic Disorder Clinic & Research Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School was founded in 1998 by Sabine Wilhelm, PhD. Currently, this is the only clinic in Boston specializing in the treatment and research of BDD, and consists of a treatment program and a research unit. Patients are treated with cognitive-behavioral treatment and/or medication. The Research Unit currently focuses on studies regarding information processing, perception and interpretation, neuropsychology, neuroimaging, prevalence, and treatment of BDD.

Bio Behavioral Institute
Established in 1979, Bio Behavioral Institute in Great Neck, NY, is an internationally known psychological and psychiatric clinic dedicated to the treatment and research of anxiety and mood disorders. The Institute has been at the forefront of scientifically supported treatments for many years and their staff has over 40 years of experience treating anxiety, depression, and obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders.

CBT Solutions of Baltimore
Addressing fear, worry, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive spectrum conditions, CBT Solutions of Baltimore offers outpatient cognitive-behavioral therapy and an intensive program to patients living outside the Baltimore area. They specialize in many CBT techniques, including exposure therapy, habit reversal training, cognitive therapy, and more.