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Recommended Reading


The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety (Knaus)

The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook (Bourne)

The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety (Forsyth & Eifert)

The Mindful Way through Anxiety (Orsillo & Roemer)

Exercise for Mood and Anxiety Disorders (Orso & Smits)
Face Your Fears (Tolin)
Thoughts & Feelings (McKay, Davis, & Fanning)

Mind over Mood (Greenberger & Padesky)

The Feeling Good Handbook (Burns) 

The Pregnancy & Postpartum Anxiety Workbook (Wiegartz & Gyoerkoe)

Generalized Anxiety Disorder:

The Worry Trap (Lejeune)

Mastery of Your Anxiety and Worry
(Craske & Barlow)

Overcoming Generalized Anxiety Disorder (White)     

The Worry Cure (Leahy)   

Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder (Rych & Sanderson)

10 Simple Solutions to Worry (Gyoerkoe & Wiegartz)  

The Worrier's Guide to Overcoming Procrastination (Wiegartz & Gyoerkoe)

When Perfect Isn't Good Enough (Antony & Swinson)


Buried in Treasures (Tolin, Frost, & Steketee) 

Compulsive Hoarding and Acquiring Workbook (Steketee & Frost)

Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding (Neziroglu, Bubrick, & Yaryura-Tobias) 

Stuff (Frost & Steketee)      

Digging Out (Tompkins & Hartl)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder:

The OCD Workbook (Hyman & Pedrick)  

Freedom from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Grayson) 

Getting over OCD (Abramowitz)  

Stop Obsessing! (Foa & Wilson)   

Coping with OCD (Hyman & Dufrene)

Mastery of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Foa & Kozak)

Overcoming Obsessive Thoughts (Purdon & Clark) 

Overcoming Compulsive Checking (Munord)      

Overcoming Compulsive Washing (Munford)     

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders (Penzel)

Overcoming Obsessive-Compulsive 
Disorder (Steketee) 

Cognitive Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Wilhelm & Steketee) 

Panic Disorder:

Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic (Barlow & Craske)     

Panic Attacks Workbook (Carbonell)   

Don't Panic (Wilson)   

The Agoraphobia Workbook (Pollard & Zuercher-White)

10 Simple Solutions to Panic 
(Antony & McCabe)

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder:

Reclaiming Your Life From a Traumatic Experience (Rothbaum, Foa, & Hembree)
The PTSD Workbook (Williams & Poijula) 

Conquering Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Beckner & Arden) 

Effective Treatments for PTSD (Foa, Keane, Friedman, & Cohen) 

Seeking Safety (Najavits)

Social Phobia:

Managing Social Anxiety (Hope,  
Heimberg, & Turk)   

The Shyness & Social Anxiety Workbook (Antony & Swinson) 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder (Hofmann & Otto)

Overcoming Social Anxiety and Shyness (Butler)  

10 Simple Solutions to Shyness (Antony)

Messages (McKay, David, & Fanning)  

Your Perfect Right (Alberti & Emmons)

Specific Phobia:

Conquer Your Fears & Phobias for Teens (Umbach)Mastering Your Fears and Phobias 
(Antony, Craske, & Barlow) 

Overcoming Medical Phobias
(Antony & Watling) 

Overcoming Animal & Insect  
Phobias (Antony & McCabe) 

Overcoming Fear of Heights (Antony & Rowa)


Help for Hair Pullers (Keuthen, 
Stein, & Christenson) 

 The Hair Pulling Problem 

Trichotillomania (Woods & 

  Treating Trichotillomania    
 (Franklin & Tolin)
Stay Out of My Hair! (Mouton-
Odum & Golomb)
(for parents)

The Hair Pulling "Habit" and  

You (Golomb & Vavrichek)
(for kids and teens)   

The Dragon Who Pulled Her
Scales (Davidson)
(for kids)


Books for Parents:

Helping Your Anxious Child 

(Rapee, Wignall, Spence,  
Cobham, & Lyneham)   

Anxiety Free Kids (Zucker)
Freeing Your Child from Anxiety (Chansky) 

If Your Adolescent Has an Anxiety Disorder (Foa & Wasmer Andrews)
Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents (Wilson & Lyons)
Worried No More (Pinto Wagner)
You and Your Anxious Child (Albano)

The Selective Mutism Treatment Guide (Perednik)
Getting Your Child to Say "Yes"  to School (Kearney) 
When Children Refuse School (Kearney & Albano) 

What to do When you Child has Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Pinto Wagner)

For Teens:

Conquer Your Fears & Phobias for Teens (Umbach)
The Anxiety Workbook for Teens (Schab) 
Calming Your Anxious Mind for Teens (Bailey & Mogul)
The Anxiety Workbook for Girls (Munroe)My Anxious Mind: A Teen's Guild to Managing Anxiety and Panic (Tompkins & Martinez)
 Talking Back to OCD (March) 

Free From OCD (Sisemore) 
Think confident, Be Confident for Teens (Fox & Sokol) 
The Shyness & Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens (Shannon) 
For Kids:

Playing With Anxiety (Wilson & Lyons)
What To Do When You Worry Too Much (Huebner) 
What to Do When You're Scared & Worried (Crist) 
Up and Down the Worry Hill (Pinto Wagner) 

Turnaround: Turning Fear into Freedom (Russ & McCarthy) Audio CDs
What to Do When Your Brain Gets 
Stuck (Huebner)
What to Do When Good Enough Isn't Good Enough (Greenspon) 


Overcoming Depression One Step 
at a Time (Addies & Martell) 
Overcoming Depression (Gibson, Freeman, Yates, & Freeman) 

The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Depression (Knaus)     

The Mindful Way through Depression (Williams, Teasdale, Segal, & Kabat-Zinn)   

The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Depression (Strosahl & Robinson)