Overcoming Low Self-Esteem: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques
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Overcoming Low Self-Esteem: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

3.75 of 5 stars 3.75  ·  rating details  ·  60 ratings  ·  7 reviews
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.
Paperback, 288 pages
Published June 23rd 2009 by Basic Books (first published August 26th 1999)
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Nimue Brown
The methods are good, but there's a troubling hole in the content which is why I settled on a 3, not a 4 even though the book had a powerful impact on my thinking.

Low self esteem can both contribute to, and be caused by, depression and anxiety. For many people running into one will likely put you in contact with the others, given time. This book offers methodical, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy approaches to improving self esteem. It’s an interesting read and I found it very helpful. I find I can...more
Courtney Williams
The book: Overcoming Low Self Esteem

The author: Melanie Fennell, an influential cognitive behavioural therapist whose achievements include founding the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre.

The subject: A guide to, well, overcoming low self-esteem. This book contains both exercises and exposition, combining to form the next best thing to a course of CBT.

Why I chose it: My cognitive behavioural therapist recommended this to me having isolated low self-esteem as the root of my problems. I’m familiar wit...more
Katisha
This is an absolutely brilliant book and does exactly what it says in the title. I came to this one via a recommendation from a CBT counsellor and via the 'Books on Prescription' list at my local library. I cannot recommend it highly enough. If you really want to use it to make a difference you might also consider getting the three accompanying workbooks recently released. They are by no means essential, but do add even more to this already wonderful program of self-rescue. The only better way t...more
Paul Heather
Really good for improvement the tool kit with plenty of mind management tools.
Juliette
A good back up to therapy as it covers what your likely to come across in CBT- Nor sure it would be suitable as a pure self help book though.
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