Elizabeth McIngvale, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in the Menninger department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). Dr. McIngvale’s clinical interest focus on obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety disorders, mental health stigma and access to mental health care. Dr. McIngvale works with patients with OCD at BCM, engages in research related to OCD and serves on an NIH grant with Dr. Wayne Goodman focused on OCD. Elizabeth is the founder of the Peace of Mind foundation, a non-profit foundation dedicated to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder also known as OCD. Elizabeth was the first ever national spokesperson for the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation and is a licensed therapist in Texas. Elizabeth received her bachelors and masters in social work from Loyola University Chicago and her Ph.D. in social work at the University of Houston. Elizabeth engages in advocacy, clinical work, research and teaching related to OCD, mental health and social work. Elizabeth is a renowned speaker on both the local and national level speaking on behalf of OCD, mental illness and mental health stigma. Elizabeth is dedicated to giving a voice to the voiceless; being a social worker allows her to continue her work in the field and to stamp out the stigma of mental illness every day.


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Dr. McIngvale currently works with OCD patients through individual and group therapy at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

If you are interested in her services or would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. McIngvale please contact Baylor College of Medicine at 713-798-4857 or Elizabeth.McIngvale@BCM.edu



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