A Proven Program of Cognitive Techniques for Assessing, Improving, and Maintaining your Self-esteemBook - 2016 | Fourth edition.
If you struggle with low self-esteem, or you re seeking positive and effective ways of building a healthy sense of self-worth, this much-anticipated fourth edition of the best-selling classic by Matthew McKay is your go-to guide. This fully revised edition features an innovative application of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to self-esteem, and utilizes updated cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help you create positive change and thrive.Circumstances and status can affect self-esteem many factors can contribute to the way we see ourselves but the one contributing factor that all people who struggle with low self-esteem have in common is our thoughts. Of course we all have a better chance of feeling good about ourselves when things are going well, but it s really our interpretation of our circumstances that can cause trouble, regardless of what they are.This revised and updated fourth edition of the best-selling Self-Esteem uses proven-effective methods of CBT and relevant components of ACT to help you raise low self-esteem by working on the way you interpret your life. You ll learn how to differentiate between healthy and unhealthy self-esteem, how to uncover and analyze negative self-statements, and how to create new, more objective and positive self-statements to support your self-esteem rather than undermine it. And with cutting-edge material on defusion and values, you ll learn to let go of judgmental, self-attacking thoughts and act in accordance with what matters to you most, enhancing your sense of self-worth.If you struggle with low or unhealthy self-esteem, this new edition of Self-Esteem, packed with evidence-based tips and techniques, has everything you need to improve the way you see yourself for better overall well-being.
Publisher: Oakland, California : New Harbinger Publications, 
Edition: Fourth edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: 155.232 McKa 2016
Characteristics: vii, 358 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm