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Children in Indoor Playground

Our Mission

The Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC) of Bradley Hospital and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is an integrated research and clinical center that has provided state-of-the-art assessment and treatment for children with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and other anxiety disorders since 1999.


PARC includes leading mental health professionals, researchers, educators, and advocates aiming to expand the reach of effective, inclusive, and patient-centered care.

Our PARC Team Includes

  • Clinicians who provide care tailored to the needs and values of patients and families. Our services are interdisciplinary, include behavioral and pharmacological therapies, and are delivered through a unique spectrum of office-based, home-based, and partial hospital programs.

  • Researchers who develop and test new strategies to improve and sustain treatment access, quality, and outcomes.

  • Educators who train the next generation of providers and researchers - including psychologists, psychiatrists, physicians, bachelor’s-level exposure coaches, and clinicians in the community - to deliver care and grow the workforce. 

  • Advocates who aim to spread awareness about mental health, reduce stigma, and secure resources for those in need.

  • Colleagues who are committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for one another and for the patients and families we serve.

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