psychotherapy

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Polly's Magic Games : A Child's View of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Constance H. Foster, Edwin A. ChasePolly's Magic Games : A Child's View of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder      by Constance H. Foster, Edwin A. Chase "As soon as my 10 year old daughter was diagnosed with OCD, we bought this book. I found it very helpful. It made her realize that there are other children just like her. I also let friends and family members read it. It gave them an easy to understand look at what life with OCD is like. I would reccomend this book to anyone who has a child in their life with OCD."

 


 

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder : Help for Children and Adolescents (Patient-Centered Guides) by Mitzi Waltz, James M. ClaibornObsessive-Compulsive Disorder : Help for Chikldren and Adolescents (Patient-Centered Guides)      by Mitzi Waltz, James M. Claiborn " This is the only book I've found that covers everything about OCD in kids, including dealing with it in the family and at school. The parts on therapy and medications are very thorough, but it goes way past just the medical stuff. I have read some of the books written for doctors but this is down to earth and written for PARENTS--makes it easy to understand the choices you have to help your child."

 

 

Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder : A Powerful, Practical Program for Parents of Children and Adolescents by Tamar E. Chansky Ph.D.Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder : A Powerful, Practical Program for Parents of Children and Adolescents      by Tamar E. Chansky Ph.D. "Tamar Chansky really captures the essence of OCD from the patient's point of view. I have lived with OCD since my early teens and have read every book I can find on the subject. I have to say that no other author has so accurately captured the suffering, control, oppressive guilt and desire to break free that the OCD sufferer feels every day. My child has also shown signs of the disorder and fortunately I was able to get her treatment as OCD first reared it's ugly head due to my own experience with the disorder. Dr. Chansky's book is right on. Her recommendations and techniques provide an effective blueprint for parents to follow in saving their children from this insidious robber of normalcy and in helping the family survive the upheaval that accompanies OCD."

 

 

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder : New Help for the Family by Herbert L. GravitzObsessive Compulsive Disorder : New Help for the Family      by Herbert L. Gravitz "At last a book for those who live with the torments of OCD! No longer is it necessary for families to surrender to OCD, to give up their freedom. This book gives hope to the family members and offers clear, concise ways to promote healing while living with OCD.
New Hope for the Families should be read by all professionals to reminded them that OCD is a family illness; professional must treat the entire family, not just the individual with the OCD. Herb identifies the pain and frustration of the family as they deal with the uncomfortable issues of this disorder and offers great suggestions to help families move beyond the influence of OCD."

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