Anxious Children
Social anxiety (For adolescents and adults)
  • Triumph over shyness (Stein & Walker)
  • Diagonally Parked in a Parallel Universe:  Working thru social anxiety (Dayhoff)
  • The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens: CBT and ACT Skills to Help You Build Social Confidence  (Jennifer Shannon)
  • In Kids: Freeing Your Child from Negative Thinking: (Tamar Chansky)
  • For Kids: What to do When You Grumble Too Much (Huebner)
  • In Adults: Feeling Good (David Burns)
  • The Mindful Way through Depression (Williams, Teasdale, Segal & Kabat-Zinn
Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • In Kids: Freeing your child from obsessive compulsive disorder. (Tamar Chansky)
  • For Kids: What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck (Huebner)
  • In Adults: Brain Lock: Freeing Yourself from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Jeffery Schwartz)
Sensory integration
  • The out of sync child: Recognizing and coping with sensory integration dysfunction. (Kranowitz)
General parenting- Children
  • Raising your spirited child: A guide for parents whose child is more intense, sensitive, persistent or energetic (early to middle childhood). (Mary Sheedy Kurcinka)
  • The Explosive Child. (Ross Greene)
  • Blessings of  Skinned Knee (Wendy Mogul)
  • How to talk so your kids will listen and listen so your kids will talk:(Faber and Mazlish)
  • Siblings without rivalry: (Faber and Mazlish)
  • No more meltdowns (Jed Baker)
General Parenting- Adolescents
  • How to talk so your teen will listen and listen so your kids will talk: (Faber and Mazlish)
  •  A Parent’s Guide to Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Your Child Roots and Wings (American Academy of Pediatric by Kenneth R. Ginsburg)
  • Get Out of My Life, but first could you drive me and Cheryl to the mall? (Anthony Wolf)
  • Yes, Your Teen is Crazy (Michael Bradley)
  • The Primal Teen (Barbara Stauch)
Mindfulness and Mediation
  • The Mindful Path to Self-Compasssion: Christopher Germer
  • Wherever You Go You are Already There, Full Catastrophe Living: Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • The Wisdom of No Escape, When Things Fall Apart; Pema Chordron
  • Headspace (Website & App)
Learning Disabilities & Learning
  • All Kinds of Minds:  Mel Levine
  • Mindsets: Carol Dweck
  • Overcoming Dyslexia: Sally Shaywitz
Social skills
  • Helping the child who doesn’t fit in: Nowicki & Duke
  • For Kids: Socially Curious & Curiously Social: Winner & Cooke
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder/Executive Functioning

In Children & Teens:

  • Delivered From Distraction: Ned Hallowell
  • Smart But Scattered (& Smart But Scattered Teens): Peg Dawson & Richard Guare
  • Taking Charge of ADHD: Russel Barkley
  • Attention Deficit Disorder, The Unfocused Mind in Children & Adults; Smart but Stuck: Thomas Brown

In Adults

  • Taking Charge of Adult ADHD: Russell Barkely
  • Scattered Minds, Hope for Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder:  Len Adler
  • Add Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life: Judith Kohlberg and Kathleen Nadeau
  • Married to Distraction: Ned Hallowell
  • The ADHD Effect on Marriage: Melissa Orlov



Websites for parents and teachers of anxious children)

Anxiety Disorders Association of America (info and referrals)

Obsessive Compulsive Foundation (info and referrals)

Treating and Preventing Adolescent Mental Health Disorders guide for kids, parents and schools