Fire Your Therapist: Why Therapy Might Not Be Working for You and What You Can Do about It

Overview

Feel like therapy isn't working for you? Wish there were a better way to achieve your goals? Fire Your Therapist introduces a new, holistic approach to creating the life you want. Based on Dr. Siegler's groundbreaking Spheres of Life Coaching Method, this book explains how to move beyond the "talking cure" of traditional therapy to a more creative, results-oriented way of achieving your goals. You'll be inspired by the experiences of clients who have benefited from Dr. Siegler's proven methods. Fire Your ...

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Overview

Feel like therapy isn't working for you? Wish there were a better way to achieve your goals? Fire Your Therapist introduces a new, holistic approach to creating the life you want. Based on Dr. Siegler's groundbreaking Spheres of Life Coaching Method, this book explains how to move beyond the "talking cure" of traditional therapy to a more creative, results-oriented way of achieving your goals. You'll be inspired by the experiences of clients who have benefited from Dr. Siegler's proven methods. Fire Your Therapist is the essential step-by-step guide for anyone who wants to create a more successful life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470194980
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 6/22/2009
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Joe Siegler, M.D., is a practicing executive coach, board-certified psychiatrist, speaker, and founder and president of Chicago's Full Life Centers, serving thousands of clients and numerous organizations. He is a frequent guest on television and radio shows.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

PART I: Deciding Whether to Fire Your Therapist.

1. Why Therapy Might Not Be Working.

2. What to Expect from Coaching.

3. Commitment, Accountability, and Responsibility.

4. Decide If Your Therapy or Current Approach Is Working.

5. Give Me One Good Reason to Fire My Therapist.

6. Transitioning: When You’re Thinking about Making the Switch.

7. Choose the Right Coach for You.

PART II: Build the Life You Want on Your Own and with Your Coach.

8. Applying the Spheres: The Key to Creating a Full Life.

9. The You Spheres: Self, Body, Spirit, Fun, and Home.

10. The Career Spheres: Work and Money.

11. The People Spheres: Love, Family, Friends, and Community.

12. Laser-Precision Outcomes.

13. Overcome Obstacles to Achieve Outcomes.

14. Approach Greatness.

15. A Better Life and a Better World.

Conclusion.

Index.

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  • Posted July 7, 2009

    Helpful and supportive

    Dr. Siegler's book provides a user friendly method to enact change in one's life. His ideas are practical and his voice reassuring about achieving actual results. This is a book for everyone in all stages of life.

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  • Posted July 1, 2009

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    A welcome addition to the field of life coaching from a true credentialed professional who understands the variety of treatments available to people and how to choose one that is best for each individual. I highly recommend this book.

    A professional approach to life coaching expressed in a clear and concise manner. Anyone struggling with deciding what type of therapy would be beneficial for them would be helped by reading this clearly written book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 1, 2009

    Excellent Book

    I highly recommend this book. Dr. Siegler's vision of self-improvement is inspiring and user-friendly. He offers a guide to taking your life to the next level as well as helpful tools to help people become active participants in their lives. This is a great book for all.

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    Posted November 15, 2009

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