For ages 10-16. This handy guidebook helps kids take control of their disorder and find success in school and in life. Using a cognitive-behavioral therapy method to stress gradual exposure to students’ obsessive thinking patterns, the book takes kids step-by-step through a ladder-based process to conquer their fears and demolish their worries. The book includes workbook-style pages for helping kids change their obsessive thoughts, tolerate uncertainty, develop positive self-talk and stress management, advocate for their needs in school, find successful relaxation procedures, and face their fears. By interviewing kids with OCD from across the country, the author offers tons of advice, information, and ideas for students, by students just like them.