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Overcoming Disabilities Despair-9 steps for talking away what's getting you down [Kindle Edition]

Michael LeBow
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Disabilities Stink…
Life gives everybody things they can’t control. Sometimes, even the most capable and productive people hit against a personal limitation and get discouraged over things they can’t do. With some of us, it can be something relatively small, like aches and pains that limit ability to play with our grandchildren, small disappointments. For others, the barriers and hurdles may be much more substantial.
So what do you do when life hands you a major setback? Do you quit, sink into despair and wait for something good to happen to get you past the depression? This book offers practical help.
Dr. Michael LeBow knows intimately the challenges of despair—but more than that— in Overcoming Disabilities Despair he reveals a systematic approach using Cognitive Therapy to rise above, attack and defeat the disabilities despair that can block us from effective happy living. While light-heartedly sharing some of his own stories of frustration, Dr. LeBow walks us through practical systematic tools and procedures to reclaim optimism.

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About the Author

Michael D. LeBow Himself disabled for the past 30 years by multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis, Dr. LeBow is still a therapist, teacher, writer, and researcher. Currently he is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Manitoba. He resides in Winnipeg with his wife and one of his sons.

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  • File Size: 320 KB
  • Print Length: 150 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1596300639
  • Publisher: Science & Humanities Press (November 6, 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004AYDH66
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5.0 out of 5 stars Hope from help December 30, 2010
Format:Paperback
Dr. LeBow in his book "Overcoming Disabilities Despair" has thrown a lifeline to all those who are drowning in a sea of despair and helplessness.
He has shown how one can take charge of previously uncontrolled feelings in just nine steps. Dr. LeBow has shown by a thought-provoking formula how this can be done and illustrated it with examples.
His book is not a series of clinical directions given from a distance. He has involved his readers in close up analyses of feelings and self concepts. He has shown precisely how to take control of feelings of despair and gradually change them to ones of hope.
Dr. LeBow has given the gift of hope with this very insightful book.
Ruth Moore, BA.,B.Ed.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great resource March 8, 2014
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Great easy resource for dealing with the true despair of having a disability. Can be used strictly by the person with a disability and also used in therapy with counselor. If you do not know a lot about what is it like to live with a physical disability (especially if you have someone in your life that is dealing with one) this is a wonderful book to learn about the challenges and ways to overcome them using easy cognitive-behavioral techniques.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very useful February 9, 2013
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Deeply personal experience shared; this author has experienced challenges first hand
Lays out specific strategies for coping making use of well-known methodologies as well as his own; organizes them in a way that is easy to digest and follow
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