Listed below are some excellent books that my clients and I have found to be helpful.

Title Authors Year Topics
ADHD Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning J. Cooper-Kahn and L. Dietzel 2008 Children/Adolescents, Executive Functioning
Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence. Boston, MA: Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Steinberg, L. 2015 Children/Adolescents
All Kinds of Minds: A Young Student's Book about Learning Abilities and Learning Disorders M. Levine 1992 Children/Adolescents, Learning Disorders
Changing for Good: A Revolutionary Six-Stage Program for Overcoming Bad Habits and Moving Your Life Positively Forward J.O. Prochaska, J. Norcross and C. DiClemente 2007 Wellness & Weight Loss
Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal About Getting It Right When You Have To S. Beilock 2011 Wellness & Weight Loss
Don't Panic: Taking Control of Anxiety Attacks R. Reid Wilson 1996 Panic Disorder
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us D. Pink 2011 Wellness & Weight Loss
Dying of Embarrassment: Help for Social Anxiety & Phobia B. G. Markway 1992 Social Phobia
Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Powerful, Practical Program for Parents of Children and Adolescents T. E. Chansky 2000 Children/Adolescents, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent's Guide to the New Teenager, Revised and Updated A.E. Wolf 2002 Children/Adolescents, Parenting
Getting Grit: The Evidence-Based Approach to Cultivating Passion, Perservance, and Purpose. New York: Sounds True Miller, C. A. 2017 Grit
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. New York: Scribner Duckworth, A. 2016 Grit
Helping Children Succeed. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Tough, P. 2016 Children/Adolescents
Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Aspergers, Bipolar and More: The One Stop Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Other Professionals M. L. Kutscher 2007 Children/Adolescents, Parenting
Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic: Therapist and Client Workbook for Anxiety and Panic D. Barlow & M. Craske 2000 Panic Disorder
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success C. Dweck 2007 Wellness & Weight Loss
Nuture Shock P.Bronson and A. Merryman 2009 Parenting
Organizational Skills Training for Children with ADHD: An Empirically Supported Treatment - Paperback R. Gallagher, Abikoff, E. Spira 2014 Executive Functioning
Overcoming Shyness and Social Phobia R. M. Rapee 1998 Social Phobia
Parenting The Strong-Willed Child R. L. Forehand 2002 Children/Adolescents, Parenting
Raising a Self Disciplined Child: Help Your Child Become More Responsible, Confident, and Resilient R. Brooks and S. Goldstein 2009 Children/Adolescents, Parenting
Raising Kids to Thrive: Balancing Love with Expectations and Protection with Trust. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics Ginsburg, K 2015 Children/Adolescents
Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child R. Brooks and S. Goldstein 2002 Parenting
Raising Your Spirited Child Rev Ed: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic M. S. Kurcinka 2006 Children/Adolescents, Parenting
Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential P. Dawson and R. Guare 2009 Children/Adolescents, Executive Functioning
Stop Obsessing E. Foa & R. Wilson 2001 Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard C. Heath and D.Heath 2010 Wellness & Weight Loss
Talking Back to OCD: The Program that Helps Kids and Teens Say "No Way" -- and Parents Say "Way to Go" J. S. March 2006 Children/Adolescents, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Teaching the Tiger: A Handbook for Individuals Involved in the Education of Students with Attention Deficit Disorders, Tourette Syndrome or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder M. P. Dornbush and S.K. Pruitt 1995 Children/Adolescents, Parenting
The Anxiety/Phobia Workbook E. J. Bourne 2005 Anxiety
The Beck Diet Solution: Train Your Brain to Think Like a Thin Person - Paperback J. Beck 2009 Wellness & Weight Loss
The Everyday Parenting Toolkit: The Kazdin Method for Easy, Step-by-Step, Lasting Change for You and Your Child Paperback A. Kazdin and C. Rotella 2014 Parenting
The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children R. W. Greene 2005 Children/Adolescents, Parenting
The Formative Five: Fostering Grit, Empathy, and Other Success Skill Every Student Needs. Alexandra, VA: ASCD Hoerr, T. R. 2017 Grit
The Incredible Years: A Trouble-Shooting Guide for Parents of Children Aged 3-8 C. Webster-Stratton 2002 Children/Adolescents, Parenting
The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control W. Mischel 2014 Wellness & Weight Loss
The Myth of Laziness M. Levine 2003 Children/Adolescents, Learning Disorders
The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder B. M. Hyman & C. Pedrick 1999 Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
The Organized Student: Teaching Children the Skills for Success in School and Beyond D. Goldberg and J. Zwiebel 2005 Children/Adolescents, Executive Functioning
The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder, Revised Edition C. S Kranowitz and L. J Miller 2006 Children/Adolescents, Sensory Issues
The Path to Purpose. New York: Simon & Schuster Damon, W 2008 Children/Adolescents
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business C. Duhigg 2014 Wellness & Weight Loss
The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook M. Davis 2000 Anxiety
The School Survival Guide for Kids with LD R. Woods Cummings 2002 Children/Adolescents, Learning Disorders
The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It K. McGonigal 2013 Wellness & Weight Loss
The Worry Control Workbook M. E. Copeland 1998 Anxiety
The Worry Cure: Seven Steps to Stop Worry from Stopping You R. Leahy 2005 Anxiety
Treating Explosive Kids: The Collaborative Problem-Solving Approach R.W. Greene and S. Ablon 2005 Children/Adolescents, Parenting
Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined. New York: Basic Books Kaufman, S. 2013 Children/Adolescents, Parenting
What to Do When You Dread Your Bed: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Problems With Sleep D. Huebner & B. Matthews 2008 Anxiety, Children/Adolescents
What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming OCD D. Huebner & B. Matthews 2007 Children/Adolescents, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength R.F. Baumeister and J. Tierney 2012 Wellness & Weight Loss
Your Defiant Child: 8 Steps to Better Behavior R. A. Barkely & C.M. Benton 1998 Children/Adolescents, Parenting

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Dr. Caren Baruch-Feldman has had success using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help children and adults with depression, anxiety, stress, ADHD and weight loss. She maintains a private practice in Scarsdale and works part-time as a school psychologist in Westchester County, New York. Dr. Baruch-Feldman has trained hundreds of teachers, administrators, youth professionals, parents and healthcare professionals giving in-service workshops and lectures throughout the country. She is the author of The Grit Guide for Teens. A Workbook to Help You Build Perseverance, Self-Control, and a Growth Mindset. Dr. Baruch-Feldman can be reached at (914) 646-9030 or by using the Contact Form.