Think Confident, Be Confident: A Four-Step Program to Eliminate Doubt and Achieve Lifelong Self-Esteem
Publication Date: 10/06/2009
Publsher: Perigee Trade
Description: A practical four-step cognitive therapy program for overcoming self-doubt and fear-from leading experts in the field.
Long-time associates of the Beck Institute, Drs. Sokol and Fox share their practical, four-step cognitive therapy program for overcoming self-doubt and fear, building confidence, and maximizing potential in all areas of life. Their unique program enables the reader to identify and examine those areas where self-doubt gets triggered and interferes with their potential. As the self-doubt becomes more externalized, readers are shown step-by-step how to determine if their fear is valid, and if not, how to overcome it. Readers will learn how to develop confidence and to base their actions on a new, more positive belief structure, resulting in a true and lasting form of solid self-esteem and confidence.
Book Review: Think Confident, Be Confident offers a unique, interactive four-step program. The authors have used their considerable clinical experience and expertise to develop practical, effective, problem-solving strategies...This book is an invaluable guide both to consumers and the professionals who treat them. It will reduce unwarranted self-doubt, increase self-confidence, and-most important-allow individuals to achieve their goals.
--Judith S. Beck, PhD and Aaron T. Beck, MD
Director and President, Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research Clinical Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry and University Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at University of Pennsylvania
In Think Confident, Be Confident, Drs. Sokol & Fox, two experienced and top-notch clinicians, give the reader an unfailingly encouraging, optimistic message: `You CAN become a more confident person. You CAN reduce the role that self-doubt plays in your life. You WILL learn how to think and act in ways that will improve your life, starting today.` The book`s caring, upbeat message, combined with its many exercises derived from evidence-based cognitive therapy, will provide readers with valuable new psychological skills that endure.
--Cory F. Newman, Ph.D., ABPP
Director, Center for Cognitive Therapy