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Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
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THE ENCHANTED SELF, That’s Each of Us! by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness In my years as a psychologist, I have come to believe that most people seeking psychotherapy are unhappy. This is not only due to earlier hurts and traumas, as well as pre ... Read on »
Helping Our Children Feel Good About Themselves by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness We have so much influence over the next generation! Lots of times we forget how much influence, as our children or grandchildren can appear to ignore us, forget us or even ... Read on »
audio:http://www.enchantedself.c ... by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness audio:http://www.enchantedself.com/exploreenchantment/audio/ Barbara-Holstein.mp3 Read on »
CHINESE VERSION of THE TRUTH (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything) HANDLES... by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I think it is interesting to share with you some of the girl’s entries into her diary that are not in the American version of The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know e ... Read on »
Barbara Becker Holstein in “Four Gateways to Happiness” from Women’s Paths to... by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness “When you fall in love with yourself, you begin to feel the positive self-esteem that comes when we don’t deflate ourselves. “You’re ready to take yourself out for t ... Read on »
Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein, discusses her positive psychology approach, THE ENCHANTED SELF and a... by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness As the years have passed and I have become increasingly convinced that happiness is not an option. When you take away joy we immediately find ourselves in circumstances t ... Read on »
Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein quoted in the WSJ ON STYLE January 14, 2010 by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness A New Look for a New Life, by Christina Binkley Bye-Bye, Bottega: A Former Executive Purges Her Closet in Search of Deeper “People often feel the need to reinvent th ... Read on »
Managed Care: Path to Professional Disillusionment Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Those of us who became clinicians 15, 20, 25 and 30 years ago did so because we had a mission. Each in his or her own fashion had a reason for becoming a clinician that ta ... Read on »
“Your new book (SECRETS) sou ... by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness “Your new book (SECRETS) sounds lovely! I’m so glad that you’re continuing the (Truth) series; your books are so important for teenagers that feel out of place in the worl ... Read on »
There really are different cognitive stages of growth. Here is an example of one that Dr. Barbara... by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I remember standing on the playground at Stratfield School in Fairfield, Connecticut, as clear as if it’s yesterday. I can almost expect to walk up to the mirror and see t ... Read on »
Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein, Positive Psychologist discusses our influence over the next... by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Lots of times we forget how much influence, as our children or grandchildren can appear to ignore us, forget us or even worse–run from us in one way or another. But we rea ... Read on »
Even the smallest positive act can create such delight for a child and remain a wonderful memory... by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Exercise: Play Date with a Child in Your Life Can you think of something special that you could offer a child in your life? You don’t have to be a parent or grandparen ... Read on »
Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein, Positive Psychologist and author of The Truth (I’m a girl,... by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I loved being on the Chaklet Coffee Books show. It is amazing how much fun we all had late at night! We got to discuss The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everyt ... Read on »
Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein is quoted in the December 28, 2009 edition of First Magazine! by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness In response to a family who puts together a holiday jigsaw puzzle and brings the old puzzles out of storage yearly, Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein says, “Participating i ... Read on »
Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein, Positive Psychologist, talks about how she recognized the extreme... by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Let’s look at the end of the poem from page 169, from my first book, The Enchanted Self, A Positive Therapy: “Come my friend, my nurturer, my shadow, my knowledge of how wh ... Read on »
Join Dr. Holstein on her Book Tour! by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Dr. Holstein’s THE TRUTH (I’M A GIRL, I’M SMART AND I KNOW EVERYTHING) VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR ‘09 will officially begin on Dec. 1st and end on Dec. 16th as part of Pump Up Your B ... Read on »
Why I wrote The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything) by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Often, when I speak to groups or on talk on the radio, people want to know why I wrote a certain book. I believe that my introduction to The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart an ... Read on »
Diary Entry from the Chinese Version of The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything) by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I thought a lot of you might enjoy seeing some of the diary entries that are only being read in China at this point in time. Some of course, may appear in the second book i ... Read on »