The OCD Workbook
Recommended Self-Help OCD Workbooks

Looking for a good OCD Workbook? Listed here you will find some of the best self-help OCD workbooks.

Self-help is an important part of recovering from OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder) and it is highly encouraged whether or not you are in professional therapy. No matter what you are struggling with, it is always important to learn all you can to help yourself. Workbooks, like the ones listed below, are meant to help you along as you take steps to conquer your OCD. The more we know, the more we are able to help ourselves get better!

First Choice Winner!

The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Bruce M. Hyman, Ph.D. The OCD Workbook has helped thousands of people with OCD break the bonds of troubling OCD symptoms and regain the hope of a productive life. Endorsed and used in hospitals and clinics the world over, this valuable resource is now fully revised and updated with the latest evidence-based approaches to understanding and managing OCD.

Second Choice Recommendation!

Getting Over OCD: A 10-Step Workbook for Taking Back Your Life (Guilford Self-help Workbook Series) by Jonathan S. Abramowitz (2009-06-09) by specialist Dr. Jonathan Abramowitz. In this workbook, he provides the information, support, and practical tools you need to:

  • Understand your obsessions, compulsions, and rituals
  • Develop a customized action plan
  • Take gradual steps to safely confront--and master--the situations you avoid
  • Find relief from intrusive thoughts, no matter how distressing
  • Overcome compulsion urges
  • Reduce anxiety and improve your relationships

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OCD Workbook Specifically for Teens

Free from OCD: A Workbook for Teens with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Timothy A. Sisemore, Ph.D. The activities in this book help teens and parents work together to assess the severity of the symptoms and offer teens cognitive behavioral skills to overcome them. Teen readers learn essential information about the biology and dynamics of OCD, then discover a multitude of skills for moving beyond the most common types of obsessions and compulsions: hand washing, checking, counting, ordering, repetition of mental acts, fear of harm to self or family, fear of germs or diseases, fearing of losing something valuable, and perfectionism. The last section explains exposure and response prevention and invites the reader to understand and prepare to undergo this process. Both imagined and real-life exposure and response prevention exercises are included to help teens with OCD make dramatic gains in symptom management and improve their confidence to move forward in treatment.

OCD Workbook for Young Children

Family-Based Treatment for Young Children with OCD Workbook (Progams That Work) by Freeman Jennifer B Garcia Abbe Marrs (2008-09-15) Paperback This workbook includes all the information your family needs to participate in treatment. Chapters on "parent tools" and "child tools" review the skills learned in session. Instructions for E/RP assist with home practice. There are also tips for maintaining gains after treatment ends and how to handle future symptoms. Monitoring forms, reward charts, daily practice records, child forms, and session homework sheets are provided. As a family, you can successfully fight against your child's OCD and improve life at home.

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