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Change : what really leads to lasting personal transformation

Author: Jeffrey A Kottler
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Change is often a mystery, one that baffles doctors, therapists, teachers, coaches, parents-and especially those of us who struggle to alter bad habits or simply make lasting improvements in our lives. Why do we suddenly change for the better after years of failed efforts? Why do some of us never escape our self-destructive behaviors, even when we desperately want to? What is it that most reliably and effectively  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kottler, Jeffrey A.
(DLC) 2013016480
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey A Kottler
ISBN: 9780199981397 0199981396 1299940641 9781299940642
OCLC Number: 859536778
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Chapter 1 The Mystery of Change; Chapter 2 Obstacles and Challenges That Compromise Efforts to Change; Chapter 3 When Lives Are Transformed; Chapter 4 Life-Changing Stories; Chapter 5 The Benefits of Hitting Bottom; Chapter 6 Growth Through Trauma; Chapter 7 Changing in Psychotherapy; Chapter 8 Transformative Travel and Spiritual Journeys; Chapter 9 Moments of Clarity That Change Everything; Chapter 10 Reducing Stress and Facing Fears; Chapter 11 Creating Meaning and Happiness. Chapter 12 Changing People's Lives While Transforming Your OwnChapter 13 Soliciting Support and Resolving Conflicts in Relationships; Chapter 14 Why Changes Don't Often Last; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Kottler.


What causes human beings to make a significant change in their lives, a transformative shift in thinking and actions? Research has shown that even in cases of unqualified success, a therapist and  Read more...
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I was pretty impressed with this book. ... this is an extremely comprehensive work on many aspects of transformation, aiming to show how life changes can be made in many areas of behaviour and Read more...

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