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Kogarah, NSW 2217

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OCD Psychology Services Sydney (OCDPSS) was established to offer people suffering from obsessive-compulsive and related disorders (OCRD) and their families, access to affordable, state-of-the-art psychological interventions, care and support.

Because OCDPSS specialises in the treatment of OCRD, we can stay informed by research into the nature of OCRD and what psychological interventions and methods work best for these problems. OCDPSS also have expertise in specific psychological interventions shown to work for these disorders.

OCDPSS Director

OCDPSS Director. Professor Richard O’Kearney is an AHPRA registered psychologist (PSY0000953083) endorsed by AHPRA to practice in clinical psychology. He has a Masters of Clinical Psychology (USyd) and PhD in Psychology (Griffith).

In his 30 year career, he was a clinical psychologist at Westmead Hospital, Royal Prince Alfred (RPA), The Behaviour Research and Therapy Centre at the University of Queensland and Psychology Clinic at University of New South Wales (UNSW) before being appointed as Director of Clinical Psychology Training at the Australian National University where he was Professor of Clinical Psychology. He is currently Emeritus Professor at ANU.  

As well as being a highly experienced clinical psychologist Richard has developed a specific expertise in understanding and treating OCRD.  He has published important papers on cognitive and behavioural therapy for OCD in children and youth, and about psychological aspects of OCD.  

In addition to his clinical work, he continues to undertake research and provide clinical supervision of psychology registrars. He is a fellow of the Australian Psychological Society's College of Clinical Psychologists and a member of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT); International OCD Foundation (IOCDF), International College of Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Disorders (ICOCS), Australian Infant, Child, Adolescent & Family Mental health Association and The Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ASTSS).