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Robert Leahy is the 2014 recipient of the AARON T BECK AWARD from the Academy of Cognitive Therapy
Losing a job is like losing a piece of yourself. It can cause real damage to your self-image, your mental health and your physical health. Robert Leahy’s Keeping Your Head After Losing Your Job is a practical guide to picking yourself up, restoring your health and well¬being, and getting the motivation and confidence to move forward with your life. This invaluable resource also has tips for family members who want to help, but don’t know how. Leahy is an international expert in teaching people how to recover from setbacks and live healthier, productive lives.
- Dr Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, author of the bestselling Women Who Think Too Much
Tough economic times bring tough psychological challenges -and that’s where Keeping Your Head After Losing Your Job comes in. It’s based on the best research for what really helps people cope ¬changing your thinking. You might not be able to avoid losing your job, but you can try to avoid the depression that comes along with it. The book also has invaluable practical advice on money management, job searches, and venting without wallowing in victimhood.
- Jean M. Twenge, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology (San Diego State University) and author of The Narcissism Epidemic and Generation Me
A great self-esteem book
- Healthy Magazine
Leahy provides psychological tools to help you handle your unemployment, with simple strategies that can be used immediately
- Money Magazine
Every unemployed person and their family members will want to read internationally renowned psychologist, Dr. Robert L. Leahy’s book, Keeping Your Head After Losing Your Job. Being unemployed is not simply about losing a job, but it also can involve losing hope, feeling ashamed, becoming isolated, financial worries, losing a sense of who you are and increased family conflicts. With powerful self-help tools for the many difficulties that you face, Dr. Leahy gives wise, compassionate, and empowering advice.
- Aaron T. Beck, MD, Professor Of Psychiatry, University Of Pennsylvania