Dr. Chansky "cracks the code" of the peculiar rules and customs of OCD -- the hand washing, tapping, counting, etc. Learn how OCD is diagnosed, how to find the right therapist partner, and how to tailor treatment options to your child's needs. Learn how powerful behavioral modification can be and when medication can help. Find out how not to be pulled in by your child's debilitating rituals at home or at school, how to talk to your child about the "brain tricks" OCD causes, and how to create an effective OCD battle plan that will empower your child to "boss back" the OCD monster. Specific advice for how to help your child handle the most common manifestations of OCD such as fears of contamination, checking, getting things "just right," intrusive thoughts, and more are in this book. Filled with compassionate advice and inspiring words from the many children with OCD whom Dr. Chansky has helped, this book will be your lifeline. Battling back from OCD is hard work, but with the comprehensive, proven guidance in this book, you can help your child reclaim a life free from its grip.
Category:Anxiety/Panic/OCD Subcategory:Professional/Educator/Parent Series:Parenting Author:CHANSKY, TAMAR, PH D