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About the book
  • Published: 9 August 2012
  • ISBN: 9781742536989
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256
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Difficult Personalities

A Practical Guide To Managing The Hurtful




We all have people in our lives who frustrate, annoy or hurt us.  Consider those who claim 'I'm always right!', workplace bullies, or obsessive personality types.  And most of us hurt others occasionally, too.

In Difficult Personalities Dr Helen McGrath and Hazel Edwards take common situations and offer strategies to help, including: anger and conflict management achieving empathy optimism and assertion making decisions about difficult relationships This is a reassuring guide to dealing with the challenging behaviour we encounter daily, as well as with our own.  It's an essential resource for understanding, living with or working with people whose behaviour is frustrating, confusing or damaging.
 

  • Pub date: 9 August 2012
  • ISBN: 9781742536989
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

About the Authors

Hazel Edwards

Hazel Edwards, O.A.M., is an award-winning author of books for children and adults. Her beloved picture book series 'There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake' has been hugely popular for almost forty years, inspiring a musical stage production and a short movie. Hippo gets lots of fan mail.

Awarded the Australian Society of Authors’ Medal in 2009, Hazel has been nominated three times for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

Helen McGrath

Dr Helen McGrath is a counselling psychologist in private practice as well as an adjunct professor at RMIT University. A highly regarded consultant, conference speaker and media commentator, she has written a number of successful books and articles on social skills, relationships and wellbeing for the general community, educators and health and workplace professionals.


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