12 Anxiety Books for Teens (updated for 2022)

Anxiety Books for Teens

What are the Best Anxiety Books for Teenagers?

I am frequently asked by parents for book recommendations for their teenagers struggling with anxiety. There are many great options out there, here are a some of them**:

  • The Anxiety Workbook for Teens.

    This book is one of my favorite Anxiety Books for Teens. It contains a series of activities for teens to help them learn to cope with and reduce anxiety.

  • My Anxious Mind.

    This book walks teens through both being able to recognize their anxiety, and how to cope with and reduce that anxiety.

  • Don’t Feed the Monkey Mind.

    This book also targeted to adults, goes through therapy-based techniques to help stop the cycle of fear/worry/anxiety.

The DBT Skills Workbook helps teens to build real-life skills to overcome panic and anxiety. Teens will explore ways to manage test anxiety, social stress, and anger management skills.

  • My Emotions: A Journal for Teens

    Juggling emotions is complicated, especially for teens. In My Emotions, teens learn to journal and reflect on their feelings. They’ll learn mindfulness techniques to help with anxiety and enjoy a variety of exercises like drawing and writing prompts.


  • Stuff that Sucks

    Being a teenager can really suck. In this teen guide, readers learn Acceptance and Commitment Therapy skills to help them journey through and overcome the sucky parts of life. In addition, the book takes a humorous look at stress that all teens can relate to.

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Dr. Sean Paul, MD is a psychiatrist who is certified in child, adolescent (teen) and adult psychiatry. He creates blogs and lists that can be helpful to people looking for Anxiety Books for Teens.