The Self-Confidence Workbook:

A Guide to Overcoming Self-Doubt and Improving Self-Esteem

From facing fears to practicing acceptance and self-compassion, The Self-Confidence Workbook offers practical, accessible strategies to get to know your best self and see real world results. Barbara Markway, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist with nearly 30 years of experience, and writer Celia Ampel help you vanquish the demons of self-doubt and guide you through real-life self-confidence landmines like relationships, work, and health. With a goal-oriented approach, these proven strategies silence the self-critic within and guide you toward living your best life with confidence.

Praise for The Self-Confidence Workbook:

The Self-Confidence Workbook is a book you'll come back to time and time again when you need either strategies or warmth and encouragement.  The content is immensely relatable and the book is packed with quick, science-based takeaways.

Dr Alice Boyes, author of The Anxiety Toolkit and The Healthy Mind Toolkit. 

Dr. Markway’s book deftly integrates sound, evidence-based principles and applies them to the challenge of promoting self-confidence. Those who read The Self-Confidence Workbook will learn that self-confidence is not some unattainable trait or static state of being. It is an approach to living. It is something a person chooses to work towards. If you choose to work towards self-confidence, this book will help you get there. 

C. Alec Pollard, Ph.D, Director, Center for OCD and Anxiety-Related Disorders, Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute, Professor Emeritus of Family and Community Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Dr. Markway does it again! With spot-on exercises and sound, science-based advice, this workbook will help your fledgling confidence grow, stretch its wings, and take flight. With clear, compassionate guidance, Dr. Markway shows you how to make your dreams come true.

Ellen Hendriksen, PhD, author of How to Be Yourself: Quiet Your Inner Critic and Rise Above Social Anxiety

In The Self-Confidence Workbook, Barbara Markway and Celia Ampel provide a map for building true confidence based on self-awareness, presence, and our inherent strength. This book is for anyone who thinks confidence could never be available to them.

Seth J. Gillihan, PhD, Psychologist and author of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Made Simple

This useful book takes the stigma out of struggles with self-doubt and provides concrete tools and exercises to help you achieve confidence and a calmer way of being. Dr. Markway’s compassionate and encouraging voice guides you through examples, practical advice, and strategies that will help you live more authentically. A great resource for anyone looking for self-improvement!

Megan MacCutcheon, LPC, author of The Self-Esteem Workbook for Women