Self Esteem

Useful books:

Overcoming Low Self Esteem
Melanie Fennell
London: Robinson, 2009

10 days to great self-esteem
David Burns
London:  Vermilion, 2000

Self-Esteem:  the key to your child’s future
Tony Humphreys
Dublin:  Gill & Macmillian, 2002

Gael Lindenfield
London: Element, 2002

Self-esteem bible : build your confidence day by day
Gael Lindenfield.
London : Element, 2004.

Self-esteem Companion : simple exercises to help you challenge your inner critic & celebrate your personal strengths
Matthew McKay, Patrick Fanning, Carole Honeychurch & Catharine Sutker.
Oakland : New Harbinger, 2005.

Assert Yourself : a self-help assertiveness programme for men and women
Gael Lindenfield.
London : Thorsons, 2001.

Assertiveness : step by step
Windy Dryden and Daniel Constantinou.
London : Sheldon, 2004.

Confidence Works : learn to be your own life coach
Gladeana McMahon.
London : Sheldon, 2001.

Overcoming Anger : when anger helps and when it hurts
Windy Dryden.
London : Sheldon, 1996.

Overcoming Anger and Irritability : a self-help guide using cognitive behavioral techniques
William Davies.
London : Robinson, 2000.

Loneliness as a Way of Life
Thomas Dumm.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010.

Loneliness in Later Life
Hamilton B. Gibson ; foreword by Peter Laslett.
Basingstoke : Macmillan, 2000.

Overcoming loneliness and making friends
Márianna Csóti.
London : Sheldon, 2005.

Loneliness : human nature and the need for social connection
John T. Cacioppo and William Patrick.
New York ; London : W. W. Norton, 2009.

Visit the library catalogue to see where these titles are held.

Useful websites:
National Centre for Youth Mental Health
Mental Health Matters Programme
mental health for young people
Irish youth website
Active Retirement Ireland
social anxiety support


Aware:  1890 303 302
Mental Health Ireland:  01 2841166/ 086  8353387
Samaritans :1850 609 090
Low Cost Counselling: 087 6847088
ICA: 1850 652652
Senior Helpline: 1850 440444