to Treat Anxiety

On this page you will find the resources I find most helpful. They are all evidence-based and well regarded in the anxiety and related disorder scientific community.


International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation

The International OCD Foundation is a highly regarded donor-supported nonprofit organization. Founded in 1986 by a small group of individuals with OCD, the Foundation has grown into an international membership-based organization serving a broad community of individuals with OCD and related disorders, their family members and loved ones, and mental health professionals and researchers around the world. They have affiliates in 25 states and territories in the US, in addition to global partnerships with other OCD organizations and mental health non-profits around the world.  Provides Find a therapist services.

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies is a highly regarded multidisciplinary organization committed to the enhancement of health and well-being by advancing the scientific understanding, assessment, prevention, and treatment of human problems through the global application of behavioral, cognitive, and biological evidence-based principles.  Provides Find a therapist services.


Anxiety & Depression Association of America

ADAA is a highly regarded international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through the alignment of science, treatment, and education.  Provides Find a therapist services.

The TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors

Body-focused repetitive behavior (BFRB) is a general term for a group of related disorders that includes hair pulling, skin picking, and nail-biting, affected at least 5% of the population.  This website is highly regarded for evidence-based information.   BFRBs are not habits or tics; rather, they are complex disorders that cause people to repeatedly touch their hair and body in ways that result in physical damage.  This website Provides Find a therapist services.


Anxiety Relief for Kids

On-the-Spot Strategies to Help Your Child Overcome Worry, Panic, and Avoidance

If you have a child with anxiety, you need quick, in-the-moment solutions you can easily use now to help your child face their fears and worries. Written by a psychologist and expert in childhood anxiety, this easy-to-use guide offers proven-effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and exposure skills you can use at home, in social settings, or anywhere anxiety takes hold.

Social Anxiety Relief for Teens

A simple, five-step program to overcome the social anxiety standing between you and a  happier, more confident life

Social Anxiety Relief for Teens offers a simple, five-step cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program to help you stop your fears and worries from getting the best of you. You’ll learn to recognize your triggers and identify the unhelpful behaviors you use to try to cope with or avoid them now. Then you’ll discover ways to slowly and gently challenge yourself to face anxiety-inducing situations, until you gradually increase your comfort levels. Finally, you’ll develop the skills you need to build on your progress and work toward mastering your anxiety.

Breaking Free of Child Anxiety and OCD

A Scientifically Proven Program for Parents

This book is written by the world’s leading expert on Parental Accommodation.

My Anxious Mind: A Teen’s Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic

Michael Tompkins, Ph.D has written a number of highly regarded, evidence-based books on child and teen anxiety and related disorders. All of his books are winners in my opinion, this one, especially.