Self-Help Publications

ADAA and our members author excellent self-help books about anxiety and mood disorders, OCD, and PTSD.

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Facing Panic: Self-Help for People With Panic Attacks

by R. Reid Wilson, PhD -  ADAA: 2003. ($15.00)

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

 

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Triumph Over Shyness: Conquering Social Anxiety Disorder
Second Edition, by Murray B. Stein, MD, MPH, and John R. Walker, PhD - ADAA, 2009. ($15.00)

Look inside: Read excerpts from this book.

 

ADAA Member Publications (available through online sites)

Anxiety (general)
Children and Teens
Depression
Emotional Disorders
GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder) and OCD Spectrum  
Panic Attacks, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia
Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety 

Anxiety (general)

  • Almost Anxious: Is My (or My Loved One’s) Worry or Distress a Problem? by Luana Marques. Harvard Health Press/Hazelden, 2013.
  • 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. Purchase here.
  • Anxious: Using the Brain to Understand and Treat Fear and Anxiety, by Joseph LeDoux. Viking, July 2015.
  • Rewire Your Anxious Brain: How to Use the Neuroscience of Fear to End Anxiety, Panic and Worry, by C. M. Pittman and E. M. Karle. Oakland, CA:  New Harbinger, 2015.
  • Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think, by Dennis Greenberger and Christine Padesky. Guilford Press, 2nd ed., 2015.
  • Stopping the Noise in Your Head: The New Way to Overcome Anxiety and Worry, by Reid Wilson, PhD. HCI, 2016
  • Bonus! Learn to manage your anxiety in this six-episode free video series.
  • 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. Purchase here.
  • The First Step: A Calm & Relaxed Lifestyle, Hypnosis-Guided Imagery Session, by Donald Dufford, PhD. Anxiety Treatment Services, 2010.
  • The mindful way through anxiety: Break free of worry and reclaim your life. By S. M. Orsillo and L. Roemer. New York: The Guilford Press. Purchase here.
  • 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. Purchase here.
  • The Worry Trick: How Your Brain Tricks You into Expecting the Worst and  What You Can Do About It, by David Carbonell, PhD. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Press, 2016. Purchase here.
  • Worry-Free, Hypnosis-Guided Imagery Session, by Donald Dufford, PhD. Anxiety Treatment Services, 2011. 
  • Worry less, live more: The mindful way through anxiety workbook. By S. M. Orsillo  and L. Roemer. New York: Guilford Press. Purchase here. 

Children and Teens

  • Anxiety and OCD at School. (CD Rom) by Aureen Wagner. Lighthouse Press, Inc., 2013. Purchase here.
  • Anxiety, Worry, OCD and Panic Attacks: The Definitive Recovery Approach (Pulling the Trigger), by Lauren Callahan and Adam Shaw, Trigger Press, 2017. Purchase here.
  • Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous and Independent Children, by Reid Wilson, PhD, and Lynn Lyons, LICSW. HCI, 2013. Purchase here.
  • Conquer Your Fears and Phobias for Teens: How to Build Courage and Stop Fear From Holding You Back, by Andrea Umbach, PsyD. New Harbinger, 2015.
  • 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.
  • 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. Purchase here.
  • 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.
  • Up and Down the Worry Hill: A Children’s Book about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Its Treatment, by Aureen Wagner. Lighthouse Press, Inc., 2004. Purchase here.
  • 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.
  • What to Do When Your Child Has Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Strategies and Solutions, by Aureen Wagner. Lighthouse Press, Inc., 2002. Purchase Here
  • Willow Wonders. Why Do I Worry?, by Wynne Radcliffe and Kristin Beckstrom Radcliffe. Little Creek Press, a division of Kristin Mitchell Design, LLC, 2013.
  • Worried No More: Help and Hope for Anxious Children, by Aureen Wagner. Lighthouse Press, Inc., 2005. Purchase here.
  • Worried No More: The One-Hour Workshop for Parents (CD-ROM), by Aureen Wagner. Lighthouse Press, Inc., 2012. Puchase here. 
  • 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. 
  • Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think, by Dennis Greenberger and Christine Padesky. Guilford Press, 2nd ed., 2015.  

Emotional Disorders 

  • Mind and emotions: a universal treatment protocol for emotions disorders, by Matthew McKay, Patrick Fanning, and Patricia E. Zurita Ona. New Harbinger 2011  Purchase here. 

GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder)

  • I Bet I Won’t Fret: A Workbook to Help Children With Generalized Anxiety Disorder, by T.A. Sisemore. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 2008. 
  • The Generalized Anxiety Disorder Workbook, by Melisa Robichaud, PhD, Michel J. Dugas, PhD, and Martin M. Anthony, PhD. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 2015. 

OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder) 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.
    by Donald Dufford, PhD. Anxiety Treatment Services, 2009.
  • OCD: ERP for Compulsions, Hypnosis-Guided Imagery Session,
  • 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 OCD Answer Book, by Patrick McGrath. Sourcebooks, 2008. 
  • Pulling the Trigger: OCD, Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Related Depression - the Definitive Survival and Recovery Approach, by Adam Shaw and Lauren Callahan, Trigger Press Ltd, 2016. Purchase here.
  • Trichotillomania: Habit Reversal Training, Hypnosis-Guided Imagery Session, by Donald Dufford, PhD. Anxiety Treatment Services, 2010. 

Panic Attacks, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia

  • 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: HarperPerennial, 2009. Purchase here.
  • 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. Purchase here. 

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  Purchase here.