The Self Esteem Workbook for Women: 5 Steps to Gaining Confidence and Inner Strength (Paperback)

The Self Esteem Workbook for Women: 5 Steps to Gaining Confidence and Inner Strength By Megan MacCutcheon, LPC, PMH-C Cover Image
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Build confidence and maintain self esteem in 5-steps with actionable exercises from The Self Esteem Workbook for Women.

No one is born with self esteem—we have to build it. The Self Esteem Workbook for Women provides an actionable plan to build self esteem and live everyday with confidence.

This 5-step program is specifically designed to help women overcome the unique challenges they face—from body image to childrearing— on the path to building self esteem. Through a series of interactive questions, prompts, exercises, and real-life stories from women, you'll gain the tools you need to conquer criticism and boost your self esteem.

Be your most confident self at work, home, and wherever else life takes you with:
  • A 5-step program to build self esteem that fosters care, respect, acceptance, and love for oneself
  • Actionable exercises that range from tests, checklists, and journal entries to keep you engaged and motivated to change
  • An essential introduction that defines what self esteem is, and provides an overview of the social, cultural, and familial issues that affect women's self esteem

Discover what confidence feels like when you build self esteem with the 5-actionable steps in The Self Esteem Workbook for Women.

About the Author

MEGAN MACCUTCHEON is a self-help author, licensed professional counselor, and certified perinatal mental health practitioner. She’s passionate about helping people achieve a better quality of life by healing from trauma, improving self-esteem, managing anxiety, and decreasing depression. For more information and to access her workshops, please visit

Praise For…

"For anyone interested in concrete ways to build self-esteem, this engaging book provides interactive exercises, self-assessments, and case examples to help you grow. Megan’s compassionate and encouraging voice expertly guides you step-by-step, making real growth and change achievable."—Katherine Thorn LPC, BCN, Owner of Wellness in Mind

"In this well-written book, you will learn more about what self-esteem is, where low self-esteem comes from, and the various ways it may be impacting your life. But the best part about the book is that it doesn’t stop there, as so many books do, with just an increased level of insight. It is a workbook with a five-step plan that can be used to develop actual skills that can raise self-esteem. By following the plan in this unusually clear and immensely practical workbook, self-esteem can be systematically improved." —Tracy Ryan Kidd, LCSW, Director of Virginia Family Counseling

"Too often, self-esteem is overlooked in mental health assessments and treatment. Depression, anxiety, and stress can all be rooted in low self-esteem, but how often do we actually spend time on this piece of the puzzle? Thankfully, Megan MacCutcheon has made it easy for us to incorporate self-esteem into our work with clients with her creative and powerful Self-Esteem Workbook for Women. This highly interactive workbook, with its easy-to-follow steps and clear, concise messaging, serves as a roadmap to understand and gain self-esteem."— Mary D. McLaughlin, LCSW, Vienna Counseling

"Struggles with self-esteem are pervasive and often overlooked. This insightful and systematic workbook provides practical exercises that not only allow you to better understand what self-esteem is and how it affects your daily life but also how to take control of it and improve it one step at a time."—Leah R. Walker, MD, Walker Psychiatry, LLC

"This workbook invites the reader to first understand her own development of self-esteem—including the subtle slights and life experiences that erode it. The real-life clinical examples reveal how addressing self-esteem can change our interactions with ourselves and others in roles unique to women. The step-by-step guide, which is full of engaging prompts, provides support while you explore your own life journey with self-esteem. A much-needed, useful, and creative resource for those hoping to conquer their inner critic and embrace their innate strengths."—Lauren Naldo, LPC, Blacksburg, VA

"Megan MacCutcheon has distilled her years of experience developing and providing self-esteem workshops into a straightforward 5-step program. Clients who have attended her workshops provide very positive feedback. Readers will have a similar experience as they go through the process of learning about and improving their self-esteem, with the added benefit of being able to return to the book time and again as they find themselves ready to explore different steps in more detail."—Alison C. Smith, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

"The Self-Esteem Workbook for Women is a powerful tool to help guide women along a path of self-love, discovery, and change. The book is a treasure trove of practical steps, assessments, and relatable stories inviting the reader to move toward a more fulfilled and desired way of being. As a mental health therapist, I recommend this book without hesitation for women looking to tap into their inner strength and gain a sense of well-being."—Amy Weidinger, LPC, NCC, Mental Health Therapist

"Megan MacCutcheon does a stunning job of inviting people to look at their relationship with themselves and how they can improve it. She unpacks the complexities of our inner dialogue in a comprehensive way that everyone can identify with and grow from. This book is without a doubt relevant, essential, and valuable to all."—Katie Clark, NCC, LPC, Sunstone Counseling

"The Self-Esteem Workbook for Women deals with the self-esteem challenges women may face as they progress through life. An opening vignette sets the stage for the reader to identify her relationship to a particular challenge, which is followed by exercises to help the reader as she reflects on that relationship and works to improve it. The book can be used in a variety of settings: with a counselor in a one-to-one setting; as a textbook in a classroom setting; and as a self-help guide for women as they work to improve their self-esteem.”—Dwyn Griffin Peake Retired professor, Kent State University

Product Details
ISBN: 9781641520133
ISBN-10: 1641520132
Publisher: Althea Press
Publication Date: June 26th, 2018
Pages: 228
Language: English