Recommended Reading List

OCD Resources

B. John., The Boy Who Finally Stopped Washing. (2008). Copper Union Press.

Baer, L., The Imp of the Mind: The Silent Epidemic of Obsessive Bad Thoughts.(2001). New York: Dutton/Plume.

Bell, Jeff., Rewind, Replay, Repeat. (2007).  Hazelden.

Ciarrocchi, J., The Doubting Disease. (1995). Mahwah, NY: Paulist Press.

Chansky, T.E., Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.(2000). New York: Three Rivers Press.

March, J., & Mulle, OCD in Children and Adolescents: A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Manual. (1995). NY: Guiford Press.

Moritz, E. & Jablansky., J., Blink Blink, Clip Clop: Why Do We Do The Things We Can’t Stop? (1998). Plainview, NY. (Book for children to read).

Niner, H. Mr. Worry. A Story About  OCD. (2004). Lib of Congress. (Book for children to read).

Osborn, I., Tormenting Thoughts and Secret Rituals: The Hidden Epidemic of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.(1999) New York: Random House.

Penzel, F., Obsessive Compulsive Disorders: A Complete Guide to Getting Well and Staying Well.(2000). New York: Oxford University Press.

Talley, Leslie, A Thought Is Just A Thought: A Story of Living with OCD. (2004). Lantern Books.


Wagner, A.P., Up and Down The Worry Hill: A Children’s Book about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and it’s Treatment. (2004). USA: Lighthouse Press, Inc. (Book for children to read).

Social Anxiety Disorder

Antony, M., & Swinson, R., The Shyness & Social Anxiety Workbook. (2000). Rain Coast Books.

Markway, B. & Markway, G., Painfully Shy: How to Overcome Social Anxiety and Reclaim Your Life.

Panic Disorder

Burns, D. When Panic Attacks. (2006). Random House.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Phillips, K., The Broken Mirror: Understanding and Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Revised and Expanded Edition. (2005). Oxford University Press, Inc.

Wilhelm, S. Feeling Good About the Way You Look. (2006). Guilford Press.


Zasio, Robin, THE HOARDER IN YOU: How to Live a Happier, Healthier, Uncluttered Life. (2011). New York, NY. Rodale Publications.

Tompkins, Michael, Digging Out: Helping Your Loved One Manage Clutter, Hoarding, and Compulsive Acquiring. (2009).  New Harbinger Publications.

Frost, Randy, Sketteke, Gail, Stuff. (2009).  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publications.

Neziroglu, F., Bubrick, J., & Yaryura-Tobias, J., Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding. (1995). Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.


Golomb, R., & Vaurichek, S., The Hair Pulling “Habit” and You. Revised Edition.(2000). Mattoon, Il: United Graphics Inc.

Keuthen, N., Stein, D., Christensen, G., Help for Hair Pullers. (2001). Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, INC.

Anxiety/Depression/Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Burns, D., The Feeling Good Handbook, Revised Edition. (1999). New York, New York: Penguin Pitnam Inc.

Burns, D., Ten Days to Self-Esteem. (1993). Ny: Quill William Morrow.

Mckay, M., Davis, M., & Fanning, P., Thoughts and Feelings: Taking Control of your Moods and Your Life. (1997). Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Press, INC.

Recommended Websites

The Cognitive Behavior Therapy Center

Compulsive Hoarding Center

International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation

OCD Sacramento, Inc.

Your Greater Good


Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy

Anxiety Disorder Association of America

OCD Center of Los Angeles

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

Trichotillomania Learning Center

Freedom From Fear

Compulsive Skin Picking Online Center



Awareness Foundation for OCD and Related Disorders

Social Phobia Association

American Psychological Association