Books By our Staff

Children of Hoarders: How to Minimize Conflict, Reduce the Clutter, and Improve Your Relationship


By Fugen Neziroglu, and Katharine Donnelly

Growing up with a hoarder can be a confusing, painful, and sometimes dangerous experience. And when it comes to finding help for a hoarder parent, many adult children find themselves taking on the exhausting role of caretaker. As the child of a hoarder, you may be wondering what resources are available to you.

Written by nationally recognized obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) expert Fugen Neziroglu, a regular on the popular TLC television series, Hoarders, Children of Hoarders explores strategies for communicating with hoarder parents and outlines practical intervention skills. In addition, the book shows readers how to let go of the personal shame and guilt associated with being the child of a hoarder.

Overcoming Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Cognitive Behavioral Approach to Reclaiming Your Life


By Fugen Neziroglu PhD ABBP, Sony Khemlani-Patel PhD, Melanie T. Santos PsyD

Overcoming Body Dysmorphic Disorder offers BDD individuals a practical guide to the mindfulness, acceptance, and exposure and response prevention strategies that can help them overcome the disorder. Presented by lead author Fugen Neziroglu, an anxiety expert regularly featured on A&E’s television show Hoarders, this comprehensive guide offers self-assessment tools and a complete cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program for reducing the effect of BDD on sufferers’ lives. Its step-by-step guidance and easy-to-follow exercises are sure to help readers with BDD move beyond their anxieties and start living with greater freedom and confidence than ever before.  Summarizes the current knowledge and theoretical perspectives about BDD.

Overcoming Depersonalization Disorder; A Mindfulness and Acceptance Guide to Conquering Feelings...


By Fugen Neziroglu and Katharine Donnelly

Written for sufferers of dissociative disorder, their friends and family members, and therapists working with clients with these issues, Overcoming Dissociative Disorder explains the most common symptoms of dissociative disorder and includes helpful tools for diagnosing various types and degrees of dissociative disorder. Readers will learn how to move past feelings of detachment and unreality using skills drawn from acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), and identify conditions that may be comorbid with dissociative disorder.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Treatment Manual


By David Veale & Fugen Neziroglu

This book is a unique treatment manual which looks at the assessment of BDD, offering an treatment model in the form of CBT and pharmacotherapy and summarizes the current knowledge and theoretical perspectives about BDD. Covers the practical aspects of assessment, engagement, and therapy and uses a number of practical resources, including client handouts.

When Your Child Is Cutting: A Parent’s Guide to Helping Children Overcome Self-injury


By Merry McVey-Noble, Sony Khemlani-Patel, and Fugen Neziroglu

This much-needed book acquaints parents of children and adolescents who cut themselves with the signs and causes of self-injury, offers strategies for communicating about the issue, and provides tips for getting kids the help they need to overcome this dangerous behavior.

Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding: Why You Save and How You Can Stop


By Fugen Neziroglu, Jerome Bubrick, and Jose A. Yaryura-Tobias

Three compulsive hoarding experts team up to provide the first research-based cognitive behavioral treatment plan to help compulsive hoarders learn to recognize the problem, understand the treatment options, and learn gentle techniques to free themselves of this life-threatening disorder. The first book ever written for compulsive hoarders and their friends and families. This book is written by the foremost researchers and clinicians working with compulsive hoarders.

Over and Over Again: Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder


By Fugen Neziroglu and Jose A. Yaryura-Tobias

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) affects roughly six million Americans. Its symptoms, ranging from repetitive handwashing to preoccupation with sexual, religious or aggressive impulses, wreak havoc in people’s lives, and often cause severe emotional and economic loss. This sensitive and insightful book, the result of the author’s years of research and experimentation, is a much needed survival manual for OCD sufferers and the families and friends who share their pain. Over and Over Again answers the one hundred questions most often asked such as:

  • What is OCD?
  • Is it contagious?
  • Hereditary?
  • Curable?
  • Who is most vulnerable to its attack?
  • What are the best treatment methods available?

Biobehavioral Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders


By Jose A. Yaryura-Tobias and Fugen Neziroglu

The book opens with a case study of a 40-year-old woman held captive in her basement apartment for 20 years; her captors were obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and panic disorder with agorophobia. This vivid case sets the stage for an innovative , effective, integrated treatment for OCD and related comorbid and coexisting disorders, also known as the OCD spectrum. Drs. Yaryura-Tobias and Neziroglu give practitioners a realistic look at this invasive disorder while offering hope to their patients. readers will find this text engrossing and will come away with a new understanding of their patients and how the disorder affects their minds and lives.

The Integral Being: A New Path To Personal Growth and Meaningful Living


By Jose A Yaryura-Tobias

Dr.Yaryura-Tobias defines the balanced personality as one in harmony with self, family, society and the cosmos. This book is most helpful in suggesting how individuals can make choices to preserve their hope, creativity and ideals in a shattered, dehumanized world. The author, a psychiatrist, reflects on his experiences in his native Argentina, where he helped patients other doctors had deemed incurable, and in New York City, where he practices bio-behavioral therapy. “Integral beings” are people who keep up a dialogue with spouses, read newspapers with skepticism, fight pseudodemocracy and meditate regularly. The author dispenses down-to-earth advice on everything from choosing a mate to the decision whether to have children.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment


By Jose A. Yaryura-Tobias and Fugen Neziroglu

Based on extensive clinical experience with more than 2,000 patients and exhaustive literature reviews, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Spectrum presents a comprehensive examination of OCD, its related disorders, and their treatment regimens. In this book, Drs. Yaryura-Tobias and Neziroglu propose a unique theory for OCD that defines the condition as a complex phenomenon of unknown duration with a variable symptomatology that affects the individual’s cognitive, behavioral, biological, and social well-being. They argue that OCD is not a single clinical entity but part of a continuum of related disorders previously considered to be separate. As a result, the authors advocate an integrated approach to treatment including family intervention, cognitive-behavior therapy, and pharmacotherapy.

Un Viaje Al Interior del Cerebro – El Aspecto Obsesivo Compulsivo


By Jose A. Yaryura-Tobias and Fugen Neziroglu

Trastornos Obsesivo – Compulsivos


By Jose A Yaryura-Tobias and Fugen Neziroglu

Obsesiones Corporales


By Fugen Neziroglu, Ricardo Rivera, and Tania Borda