Self-Help Publications & Materials

Many ADAA members have written self-help books about anxiety and related disorders.

Published by ADAA

Purchase the ADAA publications below and request educational brochures.

Facing Panic: Self-Help for People With Panic Attacks,
by R. Reid Wilson, PhD
Silver Spring, MD: ADAA: 2003. ($15.00)

Download the charts in this book to help you practice and track the skills you learn to overcome your panic. 

 

 

 


Triumph Over Shyness: Conquering Social Anxiety Disorder,

Second Edition, by Murray B. Stein, MD, MPH, and John R. Walker, PhD
Silver Spring, MD: ADAA, 2009. ($15.00)

Look inside: Read excerpts from this book.




Below are self-help books and materials about anxiety and related disorders authored by ADAA members, available through online sites.

Anxiety (general)

Anxiety Fight (2-disc DVD program), by Charles R. Cobb, MD. Tulsa, OK, January 2014.

The Anxiety Solution Series: Your Guide to Overcoming Panic, Worry, Compulsions and Fear (9 audio discs), by Ken Goodman, LCSW. QuiteMindSolutions.com, 2013.

Extinguishing Anxiety: Whole Brain Strategies to Relieve Fear and Stress, by C.M. Pittman and E. M. Karle. South Bend, IN: Foliadeux Press, 2009.

Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think, by Dennis Greenberger and Christine Padesky. Guilford Press, 1995.

10 Simple Solutions to Worry: How to Calm Your Mind, Relax Your Body and Reclaim Your Life, by Kevin L. Gyoerkoe and Pamela S. Wiegartz. New Harbinger, 2006.

The First Step: A Calm & Relaxed Lifestyle, Hypnosis-Guided Imagery Session, by Donald Dufford, PhD. Anxiety Treatment Services, 2010.

The Guide to Compassionate Assertiveness: How To Express Your Needs and Deal With Conflict While Keeping a Kind Heart, by Sherrie Mansfield Vavrichek, LCSW-C. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2012.

The Worrier’s Guide to Overcoming Procrastination: Breaking Free from the Anxiety that Holds You Back, by Pamela S. Wiegartz and Kevin L. Gyoerkoe. New Harbinger, 2011.

Worry-Free, Hypnosis-Guided Imagery Session, by Donald Dufford, PhD. Anxiety Treatment Services, 2011.

Bipolar Disorder

When Someone You Love Is Bipolar: Help and Support for You and Your Partner, by Cynthia G. Last. The Guilford Press, 2009.

Children and Teens

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for At-Risk Adolescents: A Practitioner's Guide to Treating Challenging Behavior Problems, by Pat Harvey ACSW LCSW-C, Britt H. Rathbone ACSW LCSW-C. New Harbinger Publications, 2014

Free From OCD: A Workbook for Teens With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, by T.A. Sisemore. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 2010.

The Hair Pulling Habit and You: How to Solve the Trichotillomania Puzzle,Revised Edition,
by Ruth Goldfinger Golomb, LCPC, and Sherrie Mansfield Vavrichek, LCSW-C. Silver Spring, Maryland: Writers' Cooperative of Greater Washington, 2000.

Help for Worried Kids: How Your Child Can Conquer Anxiety and Fear,
by Cynthia G. Last. The Guilford Press, 2006.

I Bet I Won’t Fret: A Workbook to Help Children With Generalized Anxiety Disorder, by T.A. Sisemore. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 2008.

Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills to Help Your Child Regulate Emotional Outbursts and Aggressive Behaviors, by Pat Harvey and Jeanine A Penzo. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 2009.

Parenting Your Anxious Child with Mindfulness and Acceptance: A Powerful New Approach to Overcoming Fear, Panic, and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, by Christopher McCurry. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 2009

Playing With Anxiety: Casey’s Guide for Teens and Kids, by By Reid Wilson, PhD, and Lynn Lyons, LICSW (Free e-book; companion to Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous & Independent Children. HCI Books, 2013

The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens: CBT and ACT Skills to Help You Build Social Confidence, by Jennifer Shannon, LMFT. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 2012.

What to Do When Bad Habits Take Hold: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Nail Biting and More, by Dawn Huebner. Magination Press, 2009.

What to Do When You Dread Your Bed: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Problems  With Sleep, by Dawn Huebner. Magination Press, 2008.

What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety, by Dawn Huebner. Magination Press, 2006.

What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming OCD, by Dawn Huebner. Magination Press, 2007.

You and Your Anxious Child: Free Your Child From Fears and Worries and Create a Joyful Family Life, by Anne Marie Albano, PhD, with Leslie Pepper. Avery Trade, 2013.

Depression   

Managing Mood: Keys to Happiness, Hypnosis-Guided Imagery Session, by Donald Dufford, PhD. Anxiety Treatment Services, 2010.

GAD

I Bet I Won’t Fret: A Workbook to Help Children With Generalized Anxiety Disorder, by T.A. Sisemore. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 2008.

OCD and OCD Spectrum

Free From OCD: A Workbook for Teens With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, by T.A. Sisemore. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 2010.

OCD: Overcoming Obsessions, Hypnosis-Guided Imagery Session, by Donald Dufford, PhD. Anxiety Treatment Services, 2009.
 
OCD: ERP for Compulsions, Hypnosis-Guided Imagery Session,
by Donald Dufford, PhD. Anxiety Treatment Services, 2009.

Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding, by Fugen Neziroglu, José Yaryura-Tobias, and Jerome Bubnick. New Harbinger, 2010.

Overcoming Depersonalization Disorders: How to Overcome Feelings of Unreality and Numbness, by Fugen Neziroglu and Katharine Donnelly. New Harbinger, 2010.

Stop Obsessing!: How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions (Revised Edition), by Edna Foa and Reid Wilson. New York: Bantam Books, 2001.

What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming OCD, by Dawn Huebner. Magination Press, 2007.

The Hair Pulling Habit and You: How to Solve the Trichotillomania Puzzle, Revised Edition, by Ruth Goldfinger Golomb, LCPC and Sherrie Mansfield Vavrichek, LCSW-C. Silver Spring, MD" Writers' Cooperative of Greater Washington, 2000.

The OCD Answer Book, by Patrick McGrath. Sourcebooks, 2007.

Trichotillomania: Habit Reversal Training, Hypnosis-Guided Imagery Session, by Donald Dufford, PhD. Anxiety Treatment Services, 2010.

Panic Disorder

Agoraphobia: Desensitization, Hypnosis-Guided Imagery Session, by Donald Dufford, PhD. Anxiety Treatment Services, 2011.

Anxiety Fight (2-disc DVD program), by Charles R. Cobb, MD. Tulsa, OK, January 2014.

Don’t Panic: Taking Control of Anxiety Attacks (Third Edition), by Reid Wilson. New York: Collins Living, 2009.

Panic: Breaking the Cycle, Hypnosis-Guided Imagery Session, by Donald Dufford, PhD. Anxiety Treatment Services, 2011.

Panic Attacks Workbook: A Guided Program for Beating the Panic Trick,
by David Carbonell, PhD. Berkeley, California: Ulysses Press, 2004.

Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety

The Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety Workbook: Practical Skills to Help You Overcome Anxiety, Worry, Panic Attacks, Obsessions and Compulsions, by Pamela S. Wiegartz and Kevin L. Gyoerkoe. New Harbinger, 2009

 

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