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Sharon S. Esonis, Ph.D.

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Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Sharon S. Esonis, Ph.D., has spent three decades helping individuals thrive and improve their lives through her work as a licensed psychologist, college faculty associate, life coach and author. An expert in human behavior and motivation, Dr. Esonis specializes in the burgeoning field of Positive Psychology, the scientific study of optimal human functioning and the core strengths that can lead to the achievement of one's personally-defined goals. She earned her bachelor and masters degrees at Ohio University and her doctoral degree at Boston College.

Dr. Esonis is licensed in psychology in Arizona and Massachusetts, and in addition to her many years of private practice as a clinician and life coach, she supervised masters and doctoral students in their clinical work at Arizona State University. She has served as a hospital staff psychologist and has lectured on topics ranging from stress management, meditation and relaxation training to assertiveness and sleep management. Today, she teaches Positive Psychology in the Extended Learning Program at California State University San Marcos and has a private practice in the San Diego area dedicated to Positive Psychology Coaching.

Her most recent book, "8 Crazy Beliefs That Screw Up Your Life; Change These Beliefs and Become a Healthier, Happier Person," examines eight debilitating "thematic belief systems" that can have a profound impact on the quality of life. The print edition is available on CreateSpace.com and Amazon.com., and the e-book edition is available on Smashwords.com as well as in Kindle format from Amazon.com

Her previous book, "It's Your Little Red Wagon... 6 Core Strengths for Navigating Your Path to the Good Life (Embrace the Power of Positive Psychology and Live Your Dreams!)," is Dr. Esonis's initial contribution to the field of Positive Psychology, presenting proven success factors and strength-building techniques that can lead individuals to a life of purpose, motivation and happiness. It is available on Amazon.com and Smashwords.com.

Dr. Esonis is a member of the San Diego Professionals Coaches Alliance (SDPCA), the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), and is a Founding Member of the Centre for Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP).To learn more about the power of Positive Psychology and receive a free chapter from her latest book, 8 Crazy Beliefs That Screw Up Your Life, visit her website.

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