Obsessive Compulsive Behaviours: Books and DVDs

Please find more books from people with lived experience of OCD

Compulsive Acts: A Psychiatrist's Tales of Rituals and Obsessions

Author Elias Aboujaoude, MD

Getting Over OCD: A 10-Step Workbook for Taking Back Your Life

Author Jonathan S. Abramowitz, PhD

The Anti-Anxiety Workbook: Proven Strategies to Overcome Worry Phobias, panic and Obsessions (The Guilford Self-Help Workbook Series)

Author Martin M. Antony, PhD and Peter J. Norton, PhD

Getting Control: Overcoming Your Obsessions and Compulsions

Author Lee Baer, PhD, with a forward by Judith Rapoport, MD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Demystified: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Living with OCD

Author Cheryl Carmin, PhD

The Obsessive-Compulsive Trap Real Help for a Real Struggle

Author Mark Crawford, PhD

Daring to Challenge OCD: Overcome Your Fear of Treatment & Take Control of Your Life Using Exposure & Response Prevention

Author Joan Davidson, PhD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Facts

Author Padmal de Silva and Stanley Rachman

The Sky is Falling: Understanding and Coping with Phobias Panic and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Author Raeann Dumont

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder For Dummies

Authors Charles H. Elliott, PhD and Laura L. Smith, PhD

Stop Obsessing!: How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions

Authors Edna B. Foa, PhD and Reid Wilson, PhD

Freedom From Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Personalized Recovery Program for Living with Uncertainty

Author Jonathan Grayson, PhD

The Mindfulness Workbook for OCD (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbooks)

Author Jon Hershfield MFT

Coping With OCD: Practical Strategies for Living Well With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Authors Bruce Hyman, PhD with Troy Dufrene

The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Authors Bruce M. Hyman, PhD and Cherry Pedrick, RN

Free yourself from OCD: CBT-based strategies to manage intrusive thoughts and compulsive behaviors 

Author Jonah Lakin, PsyD

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Conquering Obsessive Compulsive Behavior

Author Bruce Mansbridge, PhD

The OCD Answer Book: Professional Answers to More Than 250 Top Questions About Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Author Patrick B. McGrath, PhD

Overcoming Compulsive Checking

Author Paul R. Munford, PhD

Over and Over: Again Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Revised Edition

Authors Fugen Neziroglu, PhD and Jose Yaryura-Tobias, MD

Tormenting Thoughts and Secret Rituals: The Hidden Epidemic of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Author Ian Osborn, MD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders: A Complete Guide to Getting Well and Staying Well

Author Fred Penzel, PhD

Overcoming Obsessive Thoughts

Authors Christine Purdon, PhD, CPsych and David A, Clark, PhD, LPsych

The Boy Who Couldn't Stop Washing: The Experience and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Author Judith L. Rapoport, MD

Why Does Everything Have to be Perfect?

Author Lynn Schackman, MD and Shelagh Ryan Masline

Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior

Author Jeffrey M. Schwartz, MD with Beverly Beyette

Understanding OCD: Skills to Control the Conscience and Outsmart Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Author Leslie Shapiro

Deep Brain Stimulation: A New Treatment Shows Promise in the Most Difficult Cases

Author Jamie Talan

Conquer Your Fears and Phobias for Teens: How to Build Courage and Stop Fear from Holding You Back (Instant Help Solutions)

Author Andrea Umbach PsyD

Coping with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Step-by-Step Guide Using the Latest CBT Techniques (Coping with Oneworld)

Author Jan van Niekerk

Overcoming OCD

Authors David Veale and Rob Willson

Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts: A CBT-Based Guide  to Getting Over  Frightening, Obsessive or Disturbing Thoughts

Authors Sally Winston, PsyD & Martin Sief, PhD

The Doubting Disease: Help for Scrupulosity and Religious Compulsions

Author Joseph W Ciarrocchi, PhD

Stuck Asperger’s Syndrome and Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviors

Author Jonathan Hoffman, PhD

Overcoming Health Anxiety

Authors Rob Willson and David Veale 

Help for Hair Pullers: Understanding and Coping with Trichotillomania

Authors Nancy J Keuthen, PhD, Dan J. Stein, MD, and Gary A. Christenson, MD

The Hair-Pulling Problem: A Complete Guide to Trichotillomania

Author Fred Penzel, PhD

Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts: A CBT-Based Guide  to Getting Over  Frightening, Obsessive or Disturbing Thoughts

Author Sally Winston, PsyD & Martin Seif, PhD

The Habit Change Workbook: How to Break Bad Habits and Form Good Ones

Authors James Claiborn, PhD, ABPP and Cherry Pedrick, RN

Stop Me Because I Can't Stop Myself: Taking Control of Impulsive Behavior

Authors Jon E Grant, JD, MD and S.W. Kim, MD

The Perfectionist's Handbook: Take Risks Invite Criticism and Make the Most of Your Mistakes

Author Jeff Szymanski, PhD

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

Authors Martin M. Antony, PhD and Richard P. Swinson, MD

Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding

Authors Fugen Neziroglu, PhD, ABPP, Jerome Bubrick, PhD, and Jose Yaryura-Tobias, MD

Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring Saving and Hoarding

Authors David F Tolin, PhD, Randy O. Frost, PhD, and Gail S. Steketee, PhD

Digging Out: Helping Your Loved One Manage Clutter Hoarding and Compulsive Acquiring

Authors Michael A. Tompkins, PhD, and Tamara L. Hartl, PhD

Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things

Authors Randy O. Frost, PhD. and Gail S. Steketee, PhD

Conquer the Clutter: Strategies to Identify, Manage, and Overcome Hoarding

Authors Elaine Birchall and Suzanne Cronkwright


For Children and Adolescents

You Do That Too? Adolescents and OCD

Authors Jose Arturo and Rena Benson

Adalyn's Clare

Author Kari Dunn Buron

Ten Turtles on Tuesday: A Story for Children About Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Author Ellen Flanagan Burns

Being Me with OCD: How I Learned to Obsess Less and Live My Life

Author Alison Dotson

The ABC's of OCD!

Author Kathleen Dunn

Repetitive Rhonda

Author Jan Evans MA

Not As Crazy As I Seem

Author George Harrar

No One is Perfect and YOU Are a Great Kid

Author Kim Hix

What to do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming OCD

Author Dawn Huebner, PhD

Blink Blink Clop Clop: Why Do We Do Things We Can't Stop? An OCD Storybook

Author E Katia Moritz, PhD and Jennifer Jablonsky

Mr. Worry: A Story About OCD

Author Holly L. Niner

The OCD Workbook for Kids

Authors Anthony Puliafico, Ph.D. & Joanna Robin, Ph.D.

Cookie Cutters and Sled Runners

Author Natalie Rompella

Willow Wonders. Why do I Worry?

Authors Wynne Radcliffe and Kristin Beckstrom Radcliffe

Free from OCD: A Workbook for Teens with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Author Timothy A. Sisemore PhD

The Ray of Hope: A Teenager's Fight Against Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Author Ray St John

A Thought is Just a Thought A Story of Living with OCD

Author Leslie Talley

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

Author Aureen P Wagner, PhD

Take Control of OCD: The Ultimate Guide for Kids With OCD

Author Bonnie Zucker

Practice Being Brave: Owning My OCD 

Author Molly Grambel

Trudel the Schnoodle

Author Jane Buseck



Treating the Severe OCD Client (part of the Strategic Treatment of Anxiety Disorders 5-part video series)
with Reid Wilson, PhD

Engaging the Ambivalent OCD Client (part of the Strategic Treatment of Anxiety Disorders 5-part video series)
with Reid Wilson, PhD

The Touching Tree

Information About Compulsive Hoarding (DVD)
by Renae Reinardy, PsyD, LP

Treatment of OCD in Children and Adolescents: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Manual (CD-ROM and Manual)
by Aureen Pinto Wagner, PhD

For Teachers

Students with OCD: A Handbook for School Personnel

Author Gail B. Adams, EdD

Teaching Kids With Mental Health and Learning Disorders in the Regular Classroom: How to Recognize Understand and Help Challenged (And Challenging) Students Succeed

Author Myles L. Cooley, PhD

Teaching the Tiger: A Handbook for Individuals Involved in the Education of Students with Attention Deficit Disorders Tourette Syndrome or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

by Marilyn P. Dornbush, PhD and Sheryl K. Pruitt, MEd