Practical support for overcoming low self-esteem
Low self-esteem can impact on many areas of your life such as your relationships, work life and general wellbeing. This invaluable self-help guide will help you to understand what has led to your poor self-esteem, what keeps it going and how to improve your self-image, gaining a more balanced and positive view of yourself.
This self-help guide is based on clinically proven cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques to help you improve your confidence. You will learn:
- How low self-esteem develops
- How to challenge negative predictions
- How to improve self-acceptance
Melanie Fennell is one of the pioneers of cognitive therapy in the UK. She developed and led Oxford University's Diploma in Cognitive Therapy and MSc in Advanced Cognitive Therapy, and co-developed and taught on the Masters Degree in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). As a research clinician in the Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, she contributed to the development and evaluation of effective psychological treatments for anxiety and depression, including both CBT and MBCT.