Publisher description for Healing your emotional self : a powerful program to help you raise your self-esteem, quiet your inner critic, and overcome your shame / Beverly Engel.


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A comprehensive self-help plan Those who were emotionally abused or neglected in childhood tend to suffer from self-criticism, low self-esteem, self-doubt, a poor body image, perfectionism, and unhealthy shame. Now renowned psychotherapist Beverly Engel presents a psychologically sound, step-by-step program to help adult survivors heal the damage to their self-image caused by negative parental messages and treatment. Healing Your Emotional Self shows readers how to become reunited with their true self, quiet their inner critic, raise their self-esteem, and begin to love their body. Engel also teaches survivors how to separate emotionally from their parents and provide for themselves what they missed as a child. Beverly Engel (Los Osos, CA), a psychotherapist for over 28 years, is the author of many successful self-help books, including The Emotionally Abusive Relationship (0-471-45403-6) and Loving Him without Losing You (0-471-40979-0).


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mental health.
Self-esteem.
Self-care, Health.
Psychology, Pathological.