- Department of Psychiatry (Office)
- 1977 Butler Blvd. 4th floor Mail Stop: BCM350 Houston, Texas 77030 United States (713) 798-4857
- Assistant Professor
- Psychiatry & Behav Sciences
- Baylor College of Medicine
- Houston, TX, US
- PhD from University of Houston
- Postdoctoral Fellowship at Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
- Mental Illness Research and Treatment
- MSW from Loyola University Chicago
- BS from Loyola University Chicago
- Social work
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Anxiety disorders
- Mental health stigma
- Access to mental health care
Elizabeth McIngvale, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. McIngvale’s clinical interest focus on obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety disorders, mental health stigma and access to mental health care. Dr. McIngvale see’s patients with OCD at BCM (is BTTI certified), 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.
- McIngvale, E., Rufino, K., Katz, J., Hart, J.. "Value of a One-item OCD Severity Perception Screener." Journal of technology in Behavioral Science. 2017:DOI: 10.1007/s41347-017-0017-3.
- E. McIngvale, K. Rufino, M. Ehlers, & J. Hart. "An In Depth Look at the Scrupulosity Dimension of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder." Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health. 2017:DOI:10.1080/19349637.2017.1288075.
- Stanley, M.A., McIngvale, E., Barrera, T., Amspoker, A.B., Lindsay, J., Kauth, M.R., Smith, T.L., Van Kirk, N., & Teng, E.. "VHA providers' knowledge and perceptions about the diagnosis and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder." Journal of Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders. 2017:DOI: 10.1016/j.jocrd.2016.12.004.
- International OCD Foundation
- The Peace of Mind Foundation
- The OCD Challenge
- The Menninger Clinic
- Mental Health America of Greater Houston