This book – first published in 1986 – has been written by psychiatrist Trevor Smith. The publishers say:
“… This work is written by a holistic psychiatrist and gives a comprehensive …. survey of the common emotional problems and the best practical self-help steps that can be taken to solve them. Guidelines are given to promote healthier attitudes, loosening up and change in specific problem areas and a better psychological perspective.
Each section includes a series of recommended psychological exercises. Topics discussed include:
- Giving to combat taking
- Closeness and contact to combat alienation and phantasy build-up
- Self-caring for health
- Self-confidence for health
- Non-judgmental attitudes to combat bias and certainty
- Dreaming to combat superficial thinking and to mobilize deeper psychological levels
- Faith and psychological health
- Being centred for self-expression
- Making friends and meeting people
- The best general approach to problems of emotional tension
- Coping with divorce and break-up
- Mood swings.
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