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OCD - Tools to Help Young People Fight Back!: A CBT Manual for Therapists

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) affects approximately one in a hundred young people, and often makes it difficult to lead happy and productive lives. This manual from the distinguished Maudsley hospital guides therapists through the process of treating young people with the disorder and supporting patients and their families. Designed to be used in conjunction with the workbook OCD - Tools to Help You Fight Back!, it features an adaptable evidence-based treatment based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Exposure and Response Prevention techniques. It provides instructions on how best to educate young people and their families about OCD and anxiety, and on how to involve patients' families in the recovery process to form a truly collaborative team. Essential reading for professionals treating young people with OCD, it will prove a valuable resource for both experienced therapists and clinicians in training.


  • Introduction.
  • 1. Overview of treatment.
  • 2. CBT for OCD Family Handout.
  • 3. Session 1: Learning about OCD.
  • 4. Session 2: Learning to fight back! Tools for beating OCD.
  • 5. Session 3: Learning to fight back! Tools for beating OCD.
  • 6. Sessions 4-12: Fighting back! Using E/RP to beat OCD.
  • 7. Session 13: Completing E/RP and Relapse Prevention.
  • 8. Session 14: Relapse Prevention and Termination.
  • 9. Follow up sessions 1-4. Appendices:
  • Notes for therapists on additional cognitive tools.

Author Bio:

Dr Cynthia Turner is a psychologist who holds Honorary Lecturer positions at the University of Queensland and the Institute of Psychiatry at Kings College London, and is an Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Maudsley.

Chloë Volz is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Team Lead at the National and Specialist OCD, BDD and related disorders service at the Maudsley Hospital, UK where she has worked since 2002.

Georgina Krebs holds a Clinical Research Training Fellowship at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience and is an Honorary Principal Clinical Psychologist at the OCD, BDD and Related Disorders Service at the Maudsley Hospital.

OCD - Tools to Help Young People Fight Back!: A CBT Manual for Therapists

Author: Cynthia Turner

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