What to Do when Your Brain Gets Stuck

Author: Dawn Huebner
Publisher:
ISBN: 1591478057
Release Date: 2007-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes what obsessive-compulsive disorder is and how it works, and teaches young readers techniques to reduce and overcome it through writing and drawing activities and self-help exercises and strategies.

What to Do When You Worry Too Much

Author: Dawn Huebner, Ph.D.
Publisher:
ISBN: 1439599947
Release Date: 2009-02-13
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"Teaches school-age children cognitive-behavioral techniques to reduce and overcome anxiety, fears, and worry, through writing and drawing activities and self-help exercises and strategies. Includes introduction for parents"--Provided by publisher.

What to Do when You Grumble Too Much

Author: Dawn Huebner
Publisher:
ISBN: 1591474507
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The author, a clinical psychologist, guides children and parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques used to treat negative thinking. Provides step-by-step instructions for becoming more positive.

What to Do When Bad Habits Take Hold

Author: Dawn Huebner
Publisher: Magination Press
ISBN: 1433803836
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In an interactive self-help book, engaging examples, lively illustrations, and step-by-step instructions teach children a set of habit-busting strategies in the form of "keys" to unlock the chains holding their habits in place, empowering children to set themselves free. Original.

Talking Back to OCD

Author: John S. March
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781606238448
Release Date: 2006-12-28
Genre: Psychology

No one wants to get rid of obsessive-compulsive disorder more than someone who has it. That's why Talking Back to OCD puts kids and teens in charge. Dr. John March's eight-step program has already helped thousands of young people show the disorder that it doesn't call the shots--they do. This uniquely designed volume is really two books in one. Each chapter begins with a section that helps kids and teens zero in on specific problems and develop skills they can use to tune out obsessions and resist compulsions. The pages that follow show parents how to be supportive without getting in the way. The next time OCD butts in, your family will be prepared to boss back--and show an unwelcome visitor to the door. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Self-Help Book of Merit

What to Do When Mistakes Make You Quake

Author: Claire A. B. Freeland
Publisher: Magination Press
ISBN: 1433819309
Release Date: 2015-02
Genre: Psychology

If you have trouble accepting mistakes, if you try to be right all the time, or if you worry about being less than the best, this book is for you! What to Do When Mistakes Make You Quake guides children and their parents through the emotions underlying a fear of making mistakes using strategies and techniques based on cognitive-behavioral principles. This interactive self-help book is the complete resource for educating, motivating, and empowering children to cope with mistakes so they can explore new territory without fear! This book is part of the Magination Press What-to-Do Guides for Kids series.

The Everything Parent s Guide to Children with OCD

Author: Stephen Martin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781605507958
Release Date: 2008-08-17
Genre: Family & Relationships

OCD can make a child’s life difficult, turning simple tasks like homework and chores into almost impossible challenges. A child with OCD may feel stressed, worried, and even inadequate. Parents who suspect their child is suffering from OCD—or parents of a child with an OCD diagnosis—can now rest. This helpful guide helps parents with many issues: recognize symptoms; get an accurate diagnosis; find the right doctor and therapist; develop strategies for tackling schoolwork; and decide on the right treatment. Parents will learn how to talk to a child about OCD and devise coping strategies for school, sports, friendships, and other everyday situations. Children with OCD can learn how to enjoy life—without all the worry!

What to Do when Your Child Has Obsessive compulsive Disorder

Author: Aureen Pinto Wagner
Publisher: Lighthouse Press
ISBN: 0967734711
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Family & Relationships

There are over one million children in the US who suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. These children often have uncontrollable worries and engage in seemingly senseless rituals. Parents and school professionals often feel helpless and frustrated as they struggle to understand and help the child stop the bizarre doubts and habits that take over the child's mind and life. Now, there is hope and help.Dr. Aureen Wagner brings you the latest scientific advances in the treatment of this beguiling disorder along with her many years of experience in treating children and teenagers. Using the metaphor of the Worry Hill, for which she has received international recognition, Dr. Wagner presents a powerful step-by-step approach that countless children have used successfully to triumph over OCD. Her skill, compassion and expert guidance will provide new hope, energy and resolve to help children and their caregivers conquer OCD.Designed to be used alone or with the children's integrated companion book: Up and Down the Worry Hill.

Touch and Go Joe

Author: Joe Wells
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781843103912
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Psychology

Runner up in the Nasen and TES Special Education Needs Book Awards 2006 €. 'I feel as if I have been waiting for this book. Children and teenagers with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) have been asking for this book for years.'. - from the foreword by Isobel Heyman. 'A fantastic achievement - as equally valuable as an inspiration for those with the condition and an insight for those who wish to understand it better. A brave and fascinating book.'. - Jarvis Cocker, Pulp. 'Joe comes across wise beyond his years when it comes to perception of OCD and how it should be treated, not to menti.

Take Control of OCD

Author: Bonnie Zucker
Publisher:
ISBN: 1593634293
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents a guide for adolescents who suffer from OCD, with step-by-step guidelines for handling symptoms that range from obsessive thoughts and low self-esteem to stress reactions and toleration of uncertainty.

Breaking Free from OCD

Author: Jo Derisley
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781843105749
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Psychology

This step-by-step guide is written for adolescents with OCD and their families. Using the principles of cognitive behavioural therapy, which is the proven method for helping those with OCD, it offers teenagers a structured plan of treatment which can be read alone, or with a parent, counsellor or mental health worker.

OCD in Children and Adolescents

Author: John S. March (MD.)
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1572302429
Release Date: 1998-05-21
Genre: Psychology

This practical manual presents a cognitive-behavioral treatment program that has been proven effective in eliminating or alleviating OCD symptoms in children across a broad range of ages and aptitudes. Building upon and expanding their internationally acclaimed HOW I RAN OCD OFF MY LAND, the authors provide an empirically grounded guide to assessment, treatment planning, and skills-based intervention. Clinicians are taken through the four stages of treatment--psychoeducation, cognitive training, mapping OCD, and graded exposure and response prevention--in 13 to 20 clearly structured treatment sessions. The book is enriched by sample dialogues, "clinical pearls" drawn from the authors' own experience, and appendices featuring reproducible rating scales, patient handouts, and tips and resources for parents. PHOTOCOPY RIGHTS: The publisher grants to individual purchasers nonassignable permission to reproduce handouts and forms in this book for clinical use with their clients. For details and limitations, see copyright page.

Helping Your Child with OCD

Author: Lee Fitzgibbons
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 1572243325
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Family & Relationships

This workbook is full of assessments, fill-ins, and progress charts that encourage parents to get involved in and stay committed to their child's recovery from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.