Literature Resources

Anxiety Disorders


10 Simple Solutions to Panic: How to Overcome Panic Attacks, Calm Physical Symptoms, and Reclaim Your Life. Martin Antony, 2004.


10 Simple Solutions to Shyness: How to Overcome Shyness, Social Anxiety, and Fear of Public Speaking. Martin Antony, 2004. [out of print but available at]


10 Simple Solutions to Worry: How To Calm Your Mind, Relax Your Body and Reclaim Your Life. K. Gyoerkoe and P. Wiegartz, 2006.


The Agoraphobia Workbook: A Comprehensive Program to End Your Fear of Symptom Attacks. C. A. Pollard and E. Zeurcher-White, 2003.


Anxiety Workbook for Teens. L. Shab, 2008.


Dying of Embarrassment. B. Markway, et al., 1995.


Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic. D. Barlow and M. Craske, 2007. 4th edition.


Mastering Your Fears and Phobias. M. Antony, M. Craske, and D. Barlow, 2006.


Overcoming Medical Phobias: How To Conquer Fear of Blood, Needles, Doctors, and Dentists. M. Antony and M. Watling, 2006. [out of print but available at]


Panic Attacks Workbook: A Guided Program For Beating the Panic Trick. D. Carbonell, 2004.


The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook: Proven Techniques For Overcoming Your Fears. M. Antony and R. Swinson, 2000.


Taking the Anxiety out of Taking Tests. S. Johnson, 1997.


Women Who Worry Too Much: How To Stop Worry and Anxiety From Ruining Relationships, Work and Fun. H. Hazlett-Stevens, 2005.


The Worry Cure. R. Leahy, 2006.






Exercise for Mood & Anxiety. M. Otto & J. Smits, 2011


Hand-Me-Down Blues: How to stop depression from spreading in families. M. Yapko, 1999.


Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy. D. Burns, 1980.


Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think (2nd edition). D. Greenberger and C. Padesky, 2015.


Overcoming Low Self-Esteem: A self-help guide using cognitive behavioral techniques. M. Fennell, 2009.






1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12. T. Phelan, 1995.


Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents, R. Wilson, and L.Lyons, 2013. 

The Difficult Child. S. Turecki, 1989.


The Explosive Child. R. Greene, 1998.


Freeing your Child from Anxiety, T. Chansky, 2004.


Hands are not for Hitting. M. Agassi, 2002.


Helping your Anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents. R. Rapee, 2008.


How to Behave so Your Children Will Too. S. Severe, 1997.


How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk. A. Faber and E. Mazlish, 1980.


Kids are Worth it. B. Coloroso, 1995.


The Omnipotent Child. T. Millar, 1989.


The Optimistic Child. M. Seligman, 1995.


Siblings Without Rivalry. A. Faber & E. Maxlish, 1987.


Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids. T. Wilens, 1999.


Your Defiant Child. R. Barkley and C. Benton, 1998.




Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Related Disorders


Overcoming Compulsive Washing: Free Your Mind from OCD. P. Munford, 2005. 

[out of print but available at]


Overcoming Obsessive Thoughts: How to gain control of your OCD. C. Purdon and D. Clark, 2005.


Loving Someone with OCD: Help for you and your family. Bruce Hyman, 2005.


Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. B. Hyman and C. Pedrich, 2003.


Stop Obsessing: How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions. E. Foa and R. Wilson, 1991.


The Imp of the Mind. L. Baer, 2001.


Brain Lock: Free Yourself From Obsessive Compulsive Behavior. J. Schwartz, 1996.


The Boy Who Couldn’t Stop Washing. J. Rapoport, 1989.


The Sky is Falling: Understanding and Coping With Phobias, Panic, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders. R. Dumont, 1996.


Getting Control. L. Baer, 1992.


Passing for Normal: A Memoir of Compulsion. A. Wilensky, 1999.


Overcoming Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Behavioral and Cognitive Protocol for the Treatment of OCD, Client Manual. G. Steketee, 1999.


Obsessive Compulsive Disorders: A complete guide to getting well and staying well. Fred Penzel, 2000.


Rewind, Replay, Repeat: A Memoir of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Jeff Bell, 2007.


Help for Hair Pullers: Understanding and Coping with Trichotillomania. N. Keuthen, D. Stein, and G. Christenson, 2001.


Buried in Treasure. D. Tolin, R. Frost, and G. Steketee, 2007.


Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding. J. Bubrick, F. Neziroglu, and J Yaryura-Tobias, 2004.




Eating Disorders


The Anorexia Workbook: How to accept yourself, heal your suffering, and reclaim your life. M. Heffner and Geifert, 2004.


The Appetite Awareness Workbook: How to listen to our body and overcome bingeing, overeating and obsession with food. L. Craighead, 2006.


The Beck Diet Solution. J. Beck, 2008.


Binge No More: Your Guide to Overcoming Disordered Eating. J. Nash, 1999.


In Defense of Food. M. Pollan, 2008.


Eating Mindfully: How to end mindless eating and enjoy a balanced relationship with food. S. Albers, 2002.


The Food And Feelings Workbook: A full course meal on emotional mental health. K. Koenig, 2007.


Food Fight: The Inside Story of the Food Industry, America’s Obesity Crisis and What we can do about it. K. Brownell, 2004.


Intuitive Eating. E. Tribole and E. Resch, 2003.


Mindless eating: Why we eat more than we think. B. Wansink, 2006.


The Omnivore’s Dilemma, A Natural History of Four Meals. M. Pollan, 2006.


Overcoming Binge Eating. C. Fairburn, 1995.


The Overcoming Bulimia Workbook: Your Comprehensive, Step-by-Step Guide to Recovery. R. E. McCabe, T. L. McFarlane, and M. P. Olmstead, 2003.


Overcoming Eating Disorders: A Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder. W. S. Agras and R. F. Apple, 2004.


The Rules of Normal Eating. K. Koenig, 2005.


Underage and Overweight: Our Childhood Obesity Crisis – What every family needs to know. F. Berg, 2005. 




Anxiety Disorders in Children


Anxiety Disorders. B. Hyman, and C. Pendrick, 2006.


Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents. R. Wilson, and L. Lyons, 2013.


If Your Adolescent has an Anxiety Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents. E. Foa and L. Wasmer Andrews, 2006.


Help For Worried Kids: How Your Child Can Conquer Anxiety and Fear. C. Last, 2006.


Freeing Your Child From Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. T. Chansky, 2001.


Freeing Your Child from Anxiety. T. Chansky, 2004.


Helping your Child with OCD. L. Fitzgibbins and C. Pedrick, 2003.


Helping Your Child with OCD: A Workbook for Parents of Children with OCD. L. Fitzgibbons and C. Pendrick, 2003.


Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide For Parents. R. Rapee et al, 2000.


Up and Down the Worry Hill: A Children’s Book about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Its Treatment. A. P. Wagner, 2005.


Mr. Worry: A Story About OCD. H. Niner, 2004.


What to Do When Your Child Has Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Strategies and Solutions. A. P. Wagner, 2005.


Anxiety Disorders. S. Connolly et al., 2006.


Talking Back to OCD. J. March, 2007.




Eating Disorders in Children


Helping Your Child Overcome An Eating Disorder: What you can do at home. B. Teachman, 2003.


Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder. J. Lock, 2005.


Eating Disorders: Your Personal Health Series. J. Kirkpatrick, 2004.


Demystifying Anorexia Nervosa: An Optimistic Guide to Understanding and Healing. A. Lucas, 2004.


Eating Disorders: A Handbook for Teens, Families, and Teachers. T. Heller, 2003.


Help For Eating Disorders: A parent’s guide to symptoms, causes and treatments. (From the Eating Disorders Program at The Hospital for Sick Children). D.K. Katzman, and L. Pinhas, 2005.


Take Charge of Your Child’s Eating Disorder: A Physician’s Step By-Step Guide to Defeating Anorexia and Bulimia. P. Carlton, and D. Ashin, 2007.


When the Mirror Lies. T. Orr, 2007.


Just a little too thin: How to Pull Your Child Back From the Brink of an Eating Disorder. M. Strober, and M. Schneider, 2005.






Nerve: Poise Under Pressure, Serenity Under Stress, and the Brave New Science of Fear and Cool. T.Clark, 2011.


Rewire Your Anxious Brain: How to Use the Neuroscience of Fear to End Anxiety, Panic, and Worry. C. Pittman & E.M. Karle, 2014.