Websites and Books

Internet Resources

Websites with information on Child Anxiety 

Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Temple University www.childanxiety.org
Children’s and Adult Center for OCD and Anxiety: www.worrywisekids.org
The Child Anxiety Network:     www.childanxiety.net
Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies: www.abct.org
Anxiety Disorders Association of America: www.adaa.org
Parent Training Resoruces: http://www.copingcatparents.com/

Referral Resources Online

www.abct.org/FindATherapist 
www.childanxietySIG.com/referralnetwork 
www.OCFoundation.org/findhelp

Books That May Be Helpful For Parents

Kendall, P.C., Podell, J., & Gosch, E. (2010)
The Coping Cat: Parent companion. Ardmore, PA: Workbook Publishing

Aron, E. (2002)
The highly sensitive child: Helping children thrive when the world overwhelms them. Three Rivers Press

Chansky, T. (2001)
Freeing your child from obsessive compulsive disorder: A powerful, practical program for parents of children and adolescents. Three Rivers Press

Chansky, T. (2004)
Freeing your child from anxiety: Powerful, practical solutions to overcome your child’s fears, worries and phobia. Broadway Books

Chansky, T. (2008)
Freeing your child from negative thinking: Powerful, practical strategies to build a lifetime of resilience, flexibility and happiness. Da Capo Lifelong Books

March, J.S. & Mulle K. (1998)
OCD in children and adolescents: A cognitive-behavioral treatment manual. Guilford Press

Dacey, J. & Fiore L. (2001)
Your anxious child: How parents and teachers can relieve anxiety in children. Jossey-Bass

Arons, E.N. (2002)
The highly sensitive child: Helping our children thrive when the world overwhelms them. Three Rivers Press

Eisen, A.R., Engler, L.B., & Sparrow, J. (2006)
Helping your child overcome separation anxiety or school refusal: A step-by-step guide for parents. New Harbinger Publications

Foxman, P. (2004)
The worried child: Recognizing anxiety in children and helping them heal. Hunter House

Last, C. (2006)
Help for worried kids: How your child can conquer anxiety & fear. Guilford Press

Rapee, R. Spence, S. Cobham, V., & Wignall, A. (2008)
Helping your anxious child: A step-by-step guide for parents. New Harbinger Productions

Wagner, A.P. (2002)
What to do when your child has obsessive-compulsive disorder: Strategies and solutions. Lighthouse Press

Books That May Be Helpful For Children and Teenagers

Dutro, J. & Boyle, K. (1991)
Night light: A story for children afraid of the dark. Magination Press

Hesser, T.S. & Allen, A.J. (1999)
Kissing doorknobs. Laurel Leaf

Heubner, D. & Matthews, B. (2005)
What to do when you worry too much: A kid’s guide to overcoming anxiety (What to do guide for kids). Magination Press

Kant, J. D., Franklin, M.E., & Andrews, L.W. (2008)

The thought that counts: A firsthand account of one teenager’s experience with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Oxford University Press

Wagner, A.P. & Jutton, P.A. (2004)
Up and down the worry hill: A children’s book about obsessive-compulsive disorder and its treatment. Lighthouse Press

Schaefer, C.E. & Friedman, J. (1992)
Cat’s got your tongue?  A story for children afraid to speak. Magination Press