NOCD provides a video therapy and virtual care platform to treat and manage patients with chronic obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), one of the most prevalent and treatable severe mental illnesses. The NOCD solution connects OCD patients with licensed therapists and community support, offers patients customizable treatment plans and tools, and leverages real-time patient data to tailor each patient’s care journey. NOCD is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.


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Stephen Smith is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of NOCD, the largest telehealth provider focused exclusively on ending the suffering caused by OCD worldwide. After emerging from a personal struggle with undiagnosed OCD, and experiencing ERP therapy success first-hand, Stephen made it his mission to transform the behavioral health experience. The goal: create an anytime, anywhere virtual care platform that lets people get diagnosed quickly and accurately, and treated appropriately using ERP therapy, considered the gold standard for OCD treatment. The result is NOCD, the world’s largest OCD patient community and now the #1 telehealth provider for ERP therapy in the America.

Stephen has been recognized by numerous national publications as an entrepreneur to watch. Most recently, Stephen was named to the 2020 Crain’s Most Notable Entrepreneur’s List as well as to the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Healthcare List.