Helping Your Child with OCD: A Workbook for Parents of Children With Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderBy Cherlene LeePedrick RN
- Author: Cherlene LeePedrick RN
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
- Published: 2003-10-01
- Edition: Workbook
Helping Your Child with OCD, written by Lee Fitzgibbons, a psychologist specializing in the treatment of OCD in children and adolescents, and Cherry Pedrick, coauthor of The OCD Workbook, offers parents personalized strategies they can use to help their child break free from OCD. With this thorough, step-by-step guide, you'll learn how to: recognize your child's specific OCD symptoms, understand causes of and treatment options for OCD, and teach your child the tools and techniques they need to deal with their OCD behavior. You'll learn invaluable treatment methods any child can use to help facilitate recovery, such as how to "boss back their OCD," use positive self-talk, and many other effective ways of dealing with their disorder. Most importantly, you'll learn what you can do to promote and support your child's progress in therapy. Chock-full of fill-ins, assessments, and progress charts, the book's unique workbook format will encourage you to get, and stay, involved with your child's recovery. Book jacket.