Complete Confidence: A Handbook

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Harper Collins, May 3, 2005 - Self-Help - 259 pages
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Psychotherapist Sheenah Hankin provides a simple, effective plan to achieve confidence–without long–term medication and self–esteem psychobabble.

Dr. Sheenah Hankin, renowned psychotherapist, points the way to a confident life free from self–criticism, anxiety, and immature anger. This handbook will teach you new ways of thinking and acting, and you will learn to retrain your brain to manage you emotions and put your problems into perspective. Complete Confidence makes a big promise, and Dr. Sheenah Hankin is poised to deliver. During her 20–plus years as a full–time psychotherapist, she has helped hundreds of clients with the Winning Hand of Comfort: a clear and concise prescription for dealing with everyday situations, from resolving conflicts to ending unhealthy habits like overeating, complaining, and procrastinating. The five simple steps of the Winning Hand will teach you how to calm down, clarify you thinking, challenge your blame habit, comfort your negative feelings, and achieve confidence.

Free of psychobabble, and full of thought–provoking quizzes and clear advice, Complete Confidence gives you all that you need to fulfil your potential and face life's challenges.

 

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I started this book thinking, "She wrote this book about me!" I had high hopes that it really would be a handbook for me. By mid-book, I had lost that feeling. While I feel that there is much truth to ... Read full review

Contents

The Path to Freedom
1
TWO Your Feelings Are the Problem
15
THREE The Five Fingers of the Losing Hand
43
FOUR Why Good People Have Bad Feelings
73
SEVEN The Winning Hand of Comfort
153
The Confidence Killer
219
TEN A New Beginning
239
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Named one of New York's most popular psychotherapists by the New York Times Magazine, Sheenah Hankin, Ph.D., is codeveloper of Cognitive Appraisal Therapy and coauthor of Succeeding with Difficult Clients. She has conducted workshops throughout North America and Europe and lives with her husband in New York City.

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