Author(s): Jessamy Hibberd
Body image insecurities can affect your entire life. Constantly worrying about how you look can ruin your day-to-day experiences, curb your ambitions and make you feel you don't measure up in some way. If this sounds familiar, it's time to take action. This compact book addresses the root causes of body image anxiety and breaks them down so you can start changing how you view yourself, your appearance and any difficulties you're facing. You'll learn how to stop destructive behaviours, limit self-criticism, manage emotional eating and see yourself differently. Dr Jessamy Hibberd and Jo Usmar use the latest CBT techniques with practical exercises to enable you to build your self-esteem so you'll feel confident, self-assured and beautiful.
Dr Jessamy Hibberd is a clinical psychologist who worked for the NHS before setting up her own private practice. She is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and accredited with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). Jo Usmar is a freelance journalist and editor. She has contributed to a variety of national titles, including the Mirror and Fabulous, as well as writing a regular relationship column for Cosmopolitan. She has appeared on TV and radio commenting on lifestyle and relationship issues.