Dr. McIngvale founded the Peace of Mind Foundation and ocdchallenge.org, a free self-help website for OCD which is live in six languages and serves nearly 4,000 individuals (both were acquired by the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) in 2020). She was the first ever national spokesperson for the IOCDF and now serves on their board of directors. She engages in advocacy, clinical work, research, and teaching related to OCD and anxiety disorders.
Dr. McIngvale is a renowned speaker on both the local and national level, speaking on behalf of OCD, mental illness, and mental health stigma.
She has received numerous awards for her advocacy and impact on the mental health field and currently serves as a director on multiple boards. Internationally known and recognized for her clinical work and advancements in the OCD field, Dr. McIngvale is dedicated to giving a voice to the voiceless and is grateful for a career which allows her to improve the lives of those living with a mental illness every day.