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Overcoming low self-esteem : a self-help guide using cognitive behavioral techniques /
Melanie J.V. Fennell.
imprint
New York : Basic Books, c2009.
description
xi, 366 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
ISBN
9780465012664
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imprint
New York : Basic Books, c2009.
isbn
9780465012664
catalogue key
8589856
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-335) and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Dr. Melanie Fennell is the director of an advanced cognitive therapy course, a collaboration between the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre and Oxford University.
Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This work provides a complete self-help recovery programme to help combat low self-esteem. It includes insights on how to build and enhance self-image and self-acceptance.
Main Description
If you are plagued by low self-esteem, your core beliefs about yourself are usually quite negative. These beliefs are expressed in many different ways: you may be self-critical, blame yourself for external events, doubt your abilities, or focus on your weaknesses rather than your positive qualities. As a result, you may avoid challenges and opportunities, or find it difficult to be assertive, which can lead to feelings of sadness, guilt, shame, frustration, or anger. At work, you may consistently underperform, and your personal relationships may suffer as well. Overcoming Low Self-Esteem is a self-help manual that will guide readers through the origins and manifestations of low self-esteem. They are given the tools needed to break free of the cycle of negative self-image, and will learn the art of self-acceptance. Comprehensive and informative, this guide is essential for those who suffer from low self-esteem and for friends, family members, and therapists. Explains the many forms and causes of low self-esteem Contains a complete self-help program with worksheets and advice Is based on clinically proven techniques of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Book jacket.
Main Description
The classic Cognitive Behavioral Therapy guide to managing low self-esteem.The accessible, straightforward, and practical books in theOvercomingseries outline affordable and easy-to-follow treatment plans, and have provided tens of thousands of readers with the help they need to overcome self-defeating behavior and lead happier lives.
Main Description
The classic Cognitive Behavioral Therapy guide to managing low self-esteem. The accessible, straightforward, and practical books in the Overcoming series outline affordable and easy-to-follow treatment plans, and have provided tens of thousands of readers with the help they need to overcome self-defeating behavior and lead happier lives.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Professorp. vii
What Is Low Self-Esteem? An Introduction to this book
What is low self-esteem?p. 3
Understanding Low Self-Esteem
How low self-esteem developsp. 31
What keeps low self-esteem goingp. 61
Overcoming Low Self-Esteem
Checking out anxious predictionsp. 83
Combating self-criticismp. 119
Enhancing self-acceptancep. 157
Changing the rulesp. 201
Undermining the Bottom Linep. 251
Pulling it all together and planning for the futurep. 303
Useful books and addressesp. 329
Appendixp. 337
Indexp. 359
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