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Great Books on Child Anxiety

Parents are always asking me for recommendations on what they can read to understand more about their child's anxiety. Here's a list of resources:

General Books on Parenting Anxious Kids:

You and Your Anxious Child: Free Your Child from Fears and Worries and Create a Joyful Family Life, By Anne Marie Albano (link to Amazon)

Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents by Ronald Rapee  and Ann Wignall (Link to Amazon)

Growing Up Brave: Expert Strategies for Helping Your Child Overcome Fear, Stress, and Anxiety by Donna Pincus (Link to Amazon)

Freeing Your Child from Anxiety by Tamar Chansky (Link to Amazon)

Parent Focused Child Anxiety Treatment:

Treating Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety: A Guide for Caregivers by Eli Lebowitz and Chaim Omer (Link to Amazon)

Workbooks for Kids:

What to Do When you Worry Too Much by Dawn Huebner (Link to Amazon)

What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck by Dawn Huebner (Specific for OCD, Link to Amazon)

Up and Down the Worry Hill by Aureen  Pinto Wagner (Children's book about OCD, Link to Amazon)