Members’ Books

Many members of SDPCA are published authors who write about subjects of particular interest to them where they are experts in their field and wish to share their experiences, skills, and special insights with others.

The authors of the publications shown below are either the author or a significant co-author with others. The excerpts on this page were prepared by the authors and edited by SDPCA to fit in the space allowed. SDPCA does not take responsibility for its accuracy or the opinions expressed by the authors in the publications and SDPCA does not make any recommendations as to the appropriateness of the content of the publications for the specific needs of the reader.


 


 


8 Crazy Beliefs That Screw Up Your Life
Sharon S. Esonis, Ph.D., Author

Esonis-Crazy Beliefs CoverIn this book, Dr. Esonis examines eight debilitating Thematic Belief Systems that have appeared frequently in her practice as a psychologist, life coach and college faculty associate. By helping clients and students identify and change these crazy beliefs, individuals have found their own voice and thus become healthier and happier people. Unfortunately, we seldom assess if our beliefs serve us well or cause paralysis and distress. Thematic Belief Systems offer a framework for interpreting the events we experience.

Sharon Esonis has spent 30 years helping individuals live their dreams through her work as a licensed psychologist, life coach and author. Dr. Esonis specializes in the burgeoning field of Positive Psychology, the scientific study of optimal human functioning and the core strengths that can lead to the achievement of one’s personally-defined goals. She earned her bachelor and masters degrees at Ohio University and her doctoral degree at Boston College. For more information, go to www.PositivePathLifeCoaching.com.


Its Your Little Red Wagon
Sharon S. Esonis, Ph.D., Author

Front_Back_Cover.inddThe little red wagon is a metaphor for that vehicle that transports our hopes, dreams, promise and passion. But to ensure that this vehicle of possibilities stays on course, we must maintain control of its direction. This book is all about attitude, beliefs, expectations, thinking and behavior. It’s about the power of Positive Psychology and optimal human functioning. And it’s about developing the core strengths you need to navigate your little red wagon along the path to the good life.

Sharon Esonis has spent 30 years helping individuals live their dreams through her work as a licensed psychologist, life coach and author. Dr. Esonis specializes in the burgeoning field of Positive Psychology, the scientific study of optimal human functioning and the core strengths that can lead to the achievement of one’s personally-defined goals. She earned her bachelor and masters degrees at Ohio University and her doctoral degree at Boston College. For more information, go to www.PositivePathLifeCoaching.com.