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Books for OCD and Anxiety

Useful OCD Books for those with lived experience as well as family members and loved ones

**FYI, Clicking on any of these will take right to their link. Anxiety Specialists of Atlanta get no financial compensation or related payment for recommending any of these books or by linking them on We simply wanted to highlight books that our team and our colleagues recommend to our clients, and we wanted to make them easily accessible to review or purchase for yourself. If there are other books that you want us to consider adding to this list, contact us.**

An OCD Exposure Coloring Book: Coloring Exposures for Sexual, Harming, Relationship, Religious, and Scrupulous Intrusive Thoughts

Freeing Your Child from OCD

Healing from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Mindfulness-Enhanced CBT Approach to Regaining Control and Restoring Peace of Mind

Is Fred in the Refrigerator?

Needing to Know for Sure

Outsmarting Worry

Overcoming Harm OCD

Overcoming Health Anxiety: Letting Go of Your Fear of Illness

Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts

Stuff That Sucks: Stuff That Sucks: A Teen’s Guide to Accepting What You Can’t Change and Committing to What You Can

Stuff That’s Loud: A Teen’s Guide to Unspiraling When OCD Gets Noisy

Talking Back to OCD: The Program That Helps Kids and Teens Say “No Way” — and Parents Say “Way to Go”

The Imp of the Mind: Exploring the Silent Epidemic of Obsessive Bad Thoughts

Up and Down the Worry Hill: A Children’s Book about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and its Treatment

When a Family Member has OCD

When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough: Strategies for Coping with Perfectionism

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