At the tip of your fingers

Suggested Books

Anxiety & Panic:

Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic
By: David Barlow & Michelle G. Craske

What To Do When You Worry Too Much (good for younger kids)
By: Dawn Huebner & Bonnie Matthews

Outsmarting Worry: An Older Kid’s Guide to Managing Anxiety(good for 9-12 year olds)
By: Dawn Huebner & Kara McHale

My Anxious Mind: A Teen’s Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic
By: Michael A. Tompkins, Ph.D. & Katherine Martinez, Psy.D.

Coping Cat Workbook
By: Philip Kendall, Ph.D. & Kristina Hedtke, M.A.

Freeing Your Child From Anxiety
By: Tamar Chansky, Ph.D.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder:

Getting Control
By: Lee Baer, Ph.D.

The Imp of the Mind
By: Lee Baer, Ph.D.

The Doubting Disease
By: Joseph W. Ciarrocchi

The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free From Obessive Compulsive Disorder
By: Bruce Hyman, Ph.D. and Cherry Pedrick, RN

Mastery of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach Client Workbook
By: Edna Foa, Ph.D. and Michael J. Kozak

What To Do When Your Child Has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
By: Aureen Pinto Wagner, Ph.D.

Freeing Your Child From Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
By: Tamar Chansky, Ph.D.

Talking Back to OCD: The Program That Helps Kids and Teens Say “No Way” and Parents Say “Way to Go”
By: John S. March, MD, MPH

It’s Only A False Alarm (good for younger kids)
By: John Piacentini, Ph.D., Audra Langley & Tami Roblek

What To Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck (good for younger kids)
By: Dawn Huebner & Bonnie Matthews

Up and Down The Worry Hill
By: Aureen Pinto Wagner, Ph.D.

Blink, Blink, Clop, Clop: An OCD Storybook (good for younger children)
By: E. Katia Moritz, Ph.D.

When a Family Member has OCD: Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Skills to Help Families Affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
By: Jon Hershfield, MFT

Stuff That’s Loud (good for teens)
By: Ben Sedley PhD and Lisa Coyne PhD


Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding
By: Fugen Neziroglu, Jerome Bubrick Ph.D. and Jose A. Yaryura-Tobias

Buried In Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving, and Hoarding
By: David Tolin, Randy Frost & Gail Steketee

Compulsive Hoarding & Acquiring Workbook
By: Gail Steketee & Randy Frost

Social Anxiety:

Managing Social Anxiety Workbook
By: Debra A. Hope, Richard G. Heimberg, & Cynthia L. Turk

Shy Bladder Syndrome: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Overcoming Paruresis
By: Steven Soifer, MSW PsyD; George Zgourides, PsyD; Joseph Himle, MSW PhD, Nancy Pickering

Tics and Tourettes:

Managing Tourette Syndrome
By: Douglas W. Woods, John Piacentini, Susanna Chang, Thilo Deckersbach, Golda Ginsburg, Alan Peterson, Lawrence D. Scahill, John T. Walkup and Sabine Wilhelm

Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRB):

What To Do When Bad Habits Take Hold
By: Dawn Huebner & Bonnie Matthews

Trichotillomania: An ACT-Enhanced Behavior Therapy Approach
By: Douglas W. Woods & Michael Twohig

Help for Hair Pullers
By: Nancy Keuthen

Overcoming Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors: A Comprehensive Behavioral Treatment for Hair Pulling and Skin Picking
By: Charles Mansueto PhD, Sherrie Mansfield Vavrichek LCSW-C and Ruth Goldfinger Golomb LCPC

Body Dysmorphic Disorder:

Feeling Good About the Way You Look
By: Sabine Wilhelm, Ph.D.

Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder
By: Katharine A. Phillips, MD

The Broken Mirror
By: Katharine A. Phillips, MD

Face to Face with Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Psychotherapy and Clinical Insights
By: Arie M. Winograd, LMFT


The Happiness Trap
By: Russ Harris

Stuff That Sucks
By: Dr. Ben Sedley

How to Be Single and Happy
By: Dr. Jennifer Taitz

The Power of Ted (The Empowerment Dynamic)
By: David Emerald

The Go-Giver: A Little Story About A Powerful Business Idea
By: Bob Burg

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook
By: Dr. Matthew McKay, Dr. Jeffery Wood, and Dr. Jeffrey Brantly

The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook
By: Kristin Neff PhD, Christopher Germer PhD

nOCD – OCD Self-Treatment App

The OCD Challenge

Understanding Your Health Coverage – from the IOCDF

Other Resources

Mindfulness & Meditation:

UCLA MARC Guided Meditation

UCSD Center for Mindfulness Meditation


Stop, Breathe & Think 


Picking Me Foundation


Michelle featured on Your Anxiety Toolkit talking with Kimberley Quinlan, LMFT about Social Anxiety

Michelle featured on The OCD Stories talking with Stuart Ralph about ERP, Self Compassion and Common Humanity

Michelle featured on Talk Bravely talking with Dr. Kerry Moll about Anxiety, Coronavirus, and Building a Mental Health Practice

Michelle featured on Talk Bravely talking with Dr. Kerry Moll about Anxiety related to going back to work during and after Coronavirus

Michelle featured on AT Parenting Survival Podcast talking with Natasha Daniels and Dr. Allison Solomon about the red flags to watch for when working with an Anxiety or OCD therapist

Michelle featured on Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone talking with Paula Poundstone about OCD