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Get Out of Your Own Way|Mark Goulston
Get Out of Your Own Way : Overcoming Self-Defeating Behavior
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Self-defeating behavior is the single most common reason that people seek psychotherapy. It is a poison, preventing us from achieving the love, success and happiness we want in our lives. And what really drives us crazy is feeling we have to change and not knowing how - or knowing how but being unable to stick with change. Get Out of Your Own Way is an antidote - it explains why we sabotage ourselves, going back to childhood origins of various behaviors. More important, it offers proven steps of action to transform behavior from self-defeating to life-enhancing. With anecdotes and usable insights drawn from twenty years of psychiatric clinical practice, Dr. Mark Goulston shares ideas that have helped thousands of patients overcome pain, fear, and confusion - to approach life's challenges with dignity, wisdom, courage, and even humor. By encouraging you to reflect upon your behavior - and providing practical steps toward change that you can work into your everyday life - Get Out of Your Own Way shows you how to stop being your own worst enemy - and become your own best friend.

  • ISBN-13: 9780399519901
  • ISBN-10: 0399519904
  • Publisher: Tarcherperigee
  • Publish Date: February 1996
  • Dimensions: 8.02 x 5.21 x 0.59 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.39 pounds
  • Page Count: 208
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP