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Patrick McGrath

Dr. McGrath is the Director of the Alexian Brothers Center for Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and the Co-Director of the School Anxiety and School Refusal Program at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Dr. McGrath is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board and the Conference Planning Committee of the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation, as well as the President of the Midwest Affiliate of the International OCD Foundation. He is also a member of the Conference Planning Committee and the Public Education Committee of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America.

Dr. McGrath is the author of a stress management workbook called “Don’t Try Harder, Try Different” as well as “The OCD Answer Book.” Dr. McGrath has also been featured in many newspapers, journals, and magazines, and has been on numerous radio and television stations across the country, including WGN radio, ABC television news, National Public Radio, and PBS. He was recently featured on the Discovery Health Channel’s Documentary “Anxious” and on three episodes of “Hoarding: Buried Alive” for The Learning Channel. He also does numerous speaking engagements internationally, has an active research program, and trains students in the treatment of anxiety disorders.