Described as one of the best known life coaches in America, Martha Beck has demonstrated a rare gift for helping people who have gone off course to find their way back to rewarding lives. Now, in STEERING BY STARLIGHT, she describes the step-by-step process she uses with her private clients to help them fulfill their potential. Bringing together cutting-edge research in psychiatry, neurology, and related fields in an accessible, compassionate, and original way, Dr Beck reveals powerful new methods for solving the problems that beset ordinary people. Using her trademark wisdom, empathy, and engaging style, she connects you with personal coping strategies as she helps you overcome the alienation that is causing you to lose sight of your authenticity. Beck identifies three stages along the path to recapturing a satisfying life: 'The Stargazer', 'The Mapmaker' and 'The Pathfinder'. Whether it's seeking better relationships, more focused career direction, the achievement of specific fitness goals, or a more harmonious lifestyle, STEERING BY STARLIGHT's colourful anecdotes, case studies, and exercises will point the way.