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    • ISBN:9781472119308
    • Publication date:06 Oct 2016
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Overcoming Low Self-Esteem, 2nd Edition

A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques

By Melanie Fennell

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A new edition of a bestselling guide to boosting your confidence and changing your life for the better

Overcoming app now available via iTunes and the Google Play Store.

'A thoroughly enjoyable read, and [I] would recommend trainee therapists read it also, as it will increase your understanding of the treatment of low self-esteem.' BABCP Magazine

Low self-esteem can make life difficult in all sorts of ways. It can make you anxious and unhappy, tormented by doubts and self-critical thoughts. It can get in the way of feeling at ease with other people and stop you from leading the life you want to lead. It makes it hard to value and appreciate yourself in the same way you would another person you care about.

Melanie Fennell's acclaimed and bestselling self-help guide will help you to understand your low self-esteem and break out of the vicious circle of distress, unhelpful behaviour and self-destructive thinking. Using practical techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), this book will help you learn the art of self-acceptance and so transform your sense of yourself for the better.

Specifically, you will learn:
How low self-esteem develops and what keeps it going
How to question your negative thoughts and the attitudes that underlie them
How to identify your strengths and good qualities for a more balanced, kindly view of yourself

Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme.

Biographical Notes

MELANIE FENNELL is one of the pioneers of CBT for depression in the UK. As a research clinician in the Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, she has contributed to developing evidence-based treatments for anxiety and depression, including Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. She teaches at the Oxford Mindfulness Centre.

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  • ISBN: 9781472119292
  • Publication date: 06 Oct 2016
  • Page count: 432
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