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Author Engel, Beverly.

Title Healing your emotional self : a powerful program to help you raise your self-esteem, quiet your inner critic, and overcome your shame / Beverly Engel
Published Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley, [2006]


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 MELB  158.1 Eng/Hye  AVAILABLE
Description x, 259 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Our parents as mirrors -- The seven negative parental mirrors -- Your body as a mirror -- Mirror therapy -- Rejecting your parents' negative reflections -- Emotionally separating from your parents -- Quieting and countering your inner critic -- Looking deeper into the mirror: discovering the real you -- Providing for yourself what you missed as a child -- Learning to love your body -- If you were neglected, rejected, or abandoned: rejecting the "I am worthless" and "I am unlovable" mirrors -- If you were overprotected or emotionally smothered: rejecting the "I am nothing without my parent" mirror -- If you were overly controlled or tyrannized: rejecting the "I am powerless" mirror -- If you had overly critical, shaming or perfectionistic parents: rejecting the "I am bad," "I am unacceptable," and "I am not good enough" mirrors -- If you had a self-absorbed or narcissistic parent: rejecting the "I don't matter" mirror -- Continuing to heal
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Mental health.
Self-care, Health.
Psychology, Pathological.
LC no. 2005021762
ISBN 0471725676 (cloth)