The perfect self help book! The Self Compass delivers a growth tool for those seeking personality health and relationship fulfillment. Find out why your personality matters to Christ. Take an inventory to understand your personality dynamics. Discover practical steps to transform personality patterns (like the Pleaser, Storyteller, Arguer, Rule-breaker, Worrier, Loner, Boaster, or Controller) into Christlike wholeness. Improve relationships you care about at home and at work. Dan Montgomery has held dual licensure as a Psychologist and Marriage & Family Therapist for 30 years. Kate Montgomery has served as a Professor of Human Development for 20 years. Professors at Yale, Princeton, Fuller, Andover Newton, Gordon-Conwell, Columbia, and Dallas theological seminaries praise the Montgomerys' Self Compass model.
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
The Montgomery Self Compass is both sophisticated and incredibly easy to understand and apply. The book approaches personality in user-friendly terms known as the LAWS of personality¿Love and Assertion, Weakness and Strength. These LAWS empower self-help, while offering a growth tool that therapists or pastoral counselors can readily employ. Written in a lively style that keeps you turning pages, the book shows how much your personality matters to God and delivers specific ways to outgrow limitations. THE SELF COMPASS is a must read for anyone seeking a health model for transforming their personality and relationships. Raymond D. Anderson, Ph.D., M.Th., LPCC
Dr. Dan and Kate Montgomery write, 'Your personality matters to Christ.' This simple but profound statement is the cornerstone of 'The Self Compass: Charting Your Personality In Christ.' Through identifying problem personality patterns and showing how they can affect both your own and others' lives, this book gives the reader many concrete ideas about dealing with these patterns. True change will occur only if Christ's help and strength is sought along the way The book is written with warmth and personal disclosure from the authors. An interesting cast of characters is shown working through their problem patterns. In all, a breakthrough book that sees personality change as spiritual as well as psychological.
While many self help books favor current fads or offer endless lists for self-improvement, this book offers a personality model that is research-based as well as Christian in focus. And it's practical. You quickly discover where you're stuck on your Self Compass and then just as quickly find out what to do about it. Great for couples, too. And as for that neighbor who's been driving you crazy, you find out concrete ways to counter personality patterns like the Storyteller or Boaster or Arguer. Check out this book. You'll be glad you did!