Self-Coaching: How to Heal Anxiety and Depression
"An excellent contribution to the self-help literature, Self-Coaching provides the reader with powerful tools to heal anxiety and depression. Dr. Luciani's message is clear and important: You can be your own coach and take charge of your life. If you really want to help yourself, buy this book and use it."-Sam Menahem, Ph.D., author of When Therapy Isn't Enough
A Powerful New Program to Beat Anxiety and Depression
You can feel better, starting right now! Whether you're anxious or depressed, this innovative book will teach you how to change your way of thinking and improve your life. Using the revolutionary concept of Self-coaching, you'll follow simple steps that will help you overcome the thought patterns that lead to anxiety and depression. As you achieve a positive outlook, you'll learn how to maintain balance, clarity, and spontaneity each and every day at home, at work, and in all your relationships.
Self-Coaching will inspire, motivate, and liberate you. Dr. Luciani's approach has been proven time and again by his patients. And now he can help you too! Self-Coaching will show you how to:
* Develop a fresh way of thinking, leading to a healthy, adaptive way of living
* Follow winning strategies so you can accomplish what you want in life
* Use the self-talk technique to coach yourself back to health
WHAT IS SELF-COACHING?
A New Self-Therapy.
The Seven Principles of Self-Coaching Healing.
THE PROBLEMS SELF-COACHING CAN HEAL.
Getting to the Root of Your Problem.
The Control-Sensitive Personality.
The Control-Insecurity Connection.
SELF-COACHING: THE PROGRAM AND HOW TO DO IT.
The Three Easy Steps of Self-Talk.
SELF-COACHING: HEALING SPECIFIC PERSONALITY TYPES.
Self-Coaching for Worrywarts.
Self-Coaching for Hedgehogs.
Self-Coaching for Turtles.
Self-Coaching for Chameleons.
Self-Coaching for Perfectionists.
Self-Coaching for Guilt-Sensitive People.
SELF-COACHING FOR LIFE.
Self-Coaching and Letting Go.
Appendix: Training Log Format.
"I am a tireless advocate for taking responsibility for your actions and your life. It's sometimes hard to do, especially for people who are lugging a lot of emotional baggage from childhood. Dr. Luciani's book is a clear, concise blueprint for those who want to leave their history behind and move toward emotional health."
--Laura Schlessinger, Ph.D., New York Times bestselling author of Ten Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives
"Self-Coaching is a groundbreaking, fast-paced, action-oriented new training program for dealing with mild to moderate anxiety and depression. Self-Coaching is a dramatic and fresh departure from traditional therapeutic approaches and a motivational training program for reclaiming life by breaking the habits that feed these problems."
Harold H. Bloomfield, M.D., New York Times bestselling author of Making Peace with Your Past and Healing Anxiety Naturally